UNDP announces winners of climate change storytelling contest for aspiring journalists
Oct 27, 2015
Five young journalists have been selected to join the upcoming climate change conference (COP21) in Paris in December.
Trinidad and Tobago contributes US$1 million for Haiti’s landmark elections
Oct 20, 2015
The Government of Haiti not only remains the largest contributor, with a recent additional contribution of 300 million Haitian gourdes (around $5.7 million) but has also reassured that the third round of the 2015 elections will be fully funded. Other contributing governments are Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Norway, the United States and the European Union.
Twenty Ministers of Finance agree on financial mechanisms to foster greater investment in climate resiliency
Oct 8, 2015
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bhutan, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Maldives, Nepal, Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Vietnam are part of the V20.
Star-studded line up launches 6th Social Good Summit
Sep 27, 2015
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark, singer Jennifer Lopez and actors Laverne Cox and Charlize Theron will be among the speakers at the 2015 Social Good Summit opening in New York on Sunday.
World leaders to adopt Sustainable Development Goals
Sep 25, 2015
With 50 years of experience supporting countries in their development, UNDP will be the first port of call for support for many governments as they implement the SDGs.
UN leaders, together with actor and activist Alec Baldwin, announce Equator Prize 2015 winners
Sep 21, 2015
Equator Prize winners each receive US$10,000 and will send representatives to join a two-week community summit in Paris during COP21. They will be celebrated at a star-studded gala event on 7 December 2015.
UNDP Climate Change Storytelling Contest: Oxfam supports journalists’ participation with additional fellowships
Sep 15, 2015
The storytelling contest targets writers 35 years and under from developing countries who want to contribute – locally and internationally – towards greater public awareness of climate change.
Global Goals campaign announced with UNDP as key partner
Sep 3, 2015
As world leaders prepare to adopt the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development, the biggest ever collaboration of campaigners, artists, sports stars, performers and companies unite to tell seven billion people in seven days “It’s Time To Change The World”
“UNDP deeply involved in visionary agenda for sustainable development” – UN Development Chief
Sep 1, 2015
The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will guide global development for a generation after they are formally adopted by Heads of States and Governments at the end of this month.
UNDP launches storytelling contest to amplify climate coverage on the run up to Paris summit
Aug 27, 2015
UNDP targets journalists 35 years of age and under from developing countries who are already engaged in public writing and want to contribute ¬– locally and internationally – towards greater public awareness on climate change.