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Solar mini-grid projects in Bangladesh

A joint initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) at the Ministry of…  


Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace

Institution Building and System-Wide Engagement for Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace  


UNCDF and UNDP join forces to improve flow of remittances and counter socio-economic impacts of COVID-19

UNCDF and UNDP today announce their joint support for a Member State-led initiative to call on policymakers, regulators and remittance service providers to improve migrants’ access for sending and…  


COVID-19: UNDP urges swift action to address violence against women and girls during pandemic

Governments across the world must act urgently to prevent and tackle the rising rates of violence against women and girls during the COVID-19 crisis by putting stronger measures in place such as…  


Russia and UNDP announce US$30m top-up in joint fund

The Russia-UNDP Trust Fund for Development replenishment comes at a crucial time in the global push to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.  


COVID-19 sparks urgency around justice for women, new report calls for action

A new report documents major challenges to women’s access to justice in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and puts forth recommendations to accelerate action and push back against threats to progress.  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Concerted action with a focus on equity could still limit the impacts of this unprecedented crisis: closing the digital divide would reduce by more than two-thirds the number of children currently not…  


Mexico’s central bank, UNEP and UNDP call on financial sector to plan for environmental risks

A new report highlights that climate change and environmental degradation are critical challenges of our time, as they lead to loss of natural capital, ecosystem degradation, lower productivity, and a…  


International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

This year’s theme, “Breaking the Silence”, is more appropriate than ever.  


UNDP’s AgriTech initiative: Cultiv@te finalists announced

On 12 November 2019, the UNDP announced a call for applications for startups and R&D teams to apply to the Cultiv@te initiative to solve these agriculture issues as identified by Country Offices…  

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