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.
Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum 2015 with an eye towards the International Climate Conference, COP21
Aug 26, 2015
Thus, the three-day event will cover the latest in climate policy, low carbon technology solutions, carbon pricing and climate finance options throughout 8 plenaries, 12 thematic workshops and 4 side events.
The programme includes loans for 4,000 informal households who traditionally have had difficulty in accessing mortgage loan
Aug 21, 2015
The company aims to address Colombia’s chronic housing shortage by developing home-loan programmes that target low-income families (40 percent which are headed by women), who have limited access to traditional banking services.
- Consensus Reached on New Sustainable Development Agenda to be adopted by World Leaders in September Aug 3, 2015
Small-scale mining to help boost social and economic development in the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
Jul 16, 2015
The initiative will support the small-scale private sector, mining, public institutions and communities in the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States that operate in the low value mining and materials sector.