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UN Agencies regret the death of persons on the move in Latin America, and stand ready to accompany a coordinated regional response

Healthy economies and societies depend on well-managed human mobility to foster economic growth, reduce inequalities, connect diverse societies, and stimulate post-COVID-19 recovery.  


Poverty index reveals stark inequalities among ethnic groups

The report finds that, in some cases, disparities in multidimensional poverty across ethnic and racial groups are greater than disparities across geographical subnational regions. Indeed, when the…  


USAID and UNDP partnership for strengthening evidence-based public policies renewed

The new $10 million investment will strengthen and help ensure sustainability for progress the countries have achieved in institutionalizing the use of evidence in policymaking and following up on…  


UNDP works with governments to promote gender equality in public institutions in the region

The Global Gender Equality Seal Program for Public Institutions a groundbreaking initiative which promotes gender equality in the public sphere.  



UNDP Administrator starts mission in Haiti

The Administrator will meet with government officials, members of civil society, United Nations Country Team and will visit the affected areas struck by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake last Saturday.  


UNDP ready to support Haiti to recover from the devastating earthquake

UNDP remains in solidarity with the Haitian people and will continue to work side-by-side with national authorities, particularly Civil Protection in the response and recovery.  


Vaccine inequity undermining global economic recovery

New Global Dashboard on COVID-19 Vaccine Equity finds low-income countries would add $38 billion to their GDP forecast for 2021 if they had the same vaccination rate as high income countries. Global…  


Equator Prize 2021 honors trailblazing Indigenous and local solutions for people and planet

Equator Prize winners demonstrate the benefits of placing Indigenous and local communities’ knowledge and practices of nature-based solutions at the heart of local development. At a time when we are…  


High Level Political Forum 2021

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