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Achim Steiner takes office as Administrator of UNDP

The UN Development Programme today welcomed Achim Steiner as he begins a four-year term as Administrator of the Organization. Mr. Steiner’s…

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EU supports UN-led Connecting Business initiative to help private sector address crises, complex emergencies

he European Union (EU) has announced it will provide EUR450,000 (approx. US$530,000) through its Enhanced Response Capacity to the new UN-led Connecting Business initiative (CBi), which helps…  


UNDP, Germany, Spain and EU launch EUR 42 million programme at UN Climate Summit to help countries deliver on the Paris Agreement

UNDP, together with the Governments of Germany and Spain, and the European Commission, today launched a new programme to support countries in making progress on their commitments under the Paris…  


Member states announce contributions at 2017 UN Pledging Conference

The 2017 UN Pledging Conference for Development Activities was held on 6 November 2017. UNDP is grateful for the specific pledges made by Norway, India, Luxembourg, Russian Federation, Thailand,…  


Tax Inspectors Without Borders: bolstering domestic revenue collection through improved tax audit capacities

TIWB facilitates the deployment of international tax audit experts to work alongside tax administrations in developing countries on complex international tax audits.  


Dominicans assess building damages after hurricane with private sector and civil society partnerships

Around 100 Dominicans—nearly half of them women—are beginning to assess building damages today after completing a three-day training session led by Dominica’s Ministry of Housing, with technical…  


Government of China supports Caribbean countries to build back better after hurricanes

As governments in several Caribbean countries start rebuilding key infrastructure, housing and communities after hurricanes Maria and Irma hit several island nations a month ago, the Government of the…  


Post-hurricane needs assessment kicks off in Dominica

Following the colossal category 5 hurricane that decimated the Caribbean island nation of Dominica on 18 September a UN-wide Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) kicks off today, led by a senior UNDP…  


UNDP and Business for Peace Foundation seek nominees for 2018 Business for Peace Award

UNDP and the Business for Peace Foundation seek nominations for next year’s Business for Peace Awards. Every May, at the Oslo City Hall, outstanding business leaders who have achieved commercial…  


UNDP and Hedayah, team up to strengthen collaboration in preventing violent extremism

UNDP signed today a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the International Centre of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism, Hedayah.  


International Conservation Caucus Foundation

Remarks at the International Conservation Caucus Foundation  

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