United Nations Development Programme


United Nations Development Programme

See also: The United Nations
Type IGO
Website fao.org
Year founded 1965
Headquarters New York City, New York United States of America United States of America
Budget USD >100M
Functions Education and training, Fieldwork, Research
Funding sources Governments or multi-govt organizations
Tags sustainable development health human rights international development social policy
Summary As the lead UN development agency, UNDP is well-placed to help implement the Goals through our work in some 170 countries and territories. We support countries in achieving the SDGs through integrated solutions. Today’s complex challenges—from stemming the spread of disease to preventing conflict—cannot be tackled neatly in isolation. For UNDP, this means focusing on systems, root causes and connections between challenges—not just thematic sectors—to build solutions that respond to people’s daily realities.

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UNDP · 15 December 2021

Thirty years ago, UNDP created a new way to conceive and measure progress. Instead of using growth in GDP as the sole measure of development, we ranked the world’s countries …

UNDP · 23 November 2021

We are pleased to present the third and final report of the Impact of War trilogy series. UNDP Yemen has once again partnered with the Frederick S. Pardee Center for …

UNDP · 16 November 2021

This paper discusses how targeted interventions, either at the local or sectoral level, may shape migration and forced displacement dynamics. To assess the channels through which public policies and development …

UNDP · 15 November 2021

The Inclusive and Equitable Local Economic Development Program (IELD), co-implemented by UNCDF, UNDP and UN Women from 2016 to 2020, aims to increase local public and private investments for women’s …

UNDP · 11 November 2021

Protected areas (PAs) and other effective area-based conservation measures (OECMs) are a cornerstone of biodiversity conservation that provide co-benefits for achievement of the SDGs, in support of a nature-positive future. …

UNDP · 4 November 2021

This short publication provides a snapshot of governance challenges that UNDP’s country partners have faced, the ways that UNDP is responding while navigating the specific issues that COVID-19 has brought, …

UNDP · 3 November 2021

Many of the tropical forest countries that have made important progress over the past 10 years to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and sustainably manage forests (a set …

UNDP · 1 November 2021

Climate ambition is nuanced and context specific – but what is clear is that the most vulnerable countries in the world continue to demonstrate leadership in preparing more ambitious climate …

UNDP · 27 October 2021

This note performs a series of arithmetic comparisons of the estimated global amount of pre-tax fossil-fuel subsidies (FFSs) distributed per year to offer an understanding of what they cost across …

UNDP · 27 October 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated large-scale, rapid responses from governments to ensure that the negative effects of the crisis on people’s livelihoods are mitigated. Countries with more well-established social protection …

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