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Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Landmark study gives voice to irregular migrants, and reveals strong links between migration and development  


100th Meeting of the Development Committee

Statement at the 100th Meeting of the Development Committee  


40th Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee

Statement at the 40th Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee  


International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Reflecting on the progress the world has made in eradicating poverty.  


New UNDP–Sweden partnership will support governance, peacebuilding and resilience

Sweden and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have entered a US$19.3 million partnership to strengthen work on governance, peacebuilding, crisis, and resilience.  


Future Policy Award 2019 crowns eight best policies empowering youth

Eight inspiring and impactful laws and policies aimed at empowering young people to build a fair and sustainable future are being awarded the Future Policy Award 2019. Selected from among 67…  


Business Call to Action (BCtA) 9th Annual Forum

Welcome Remarks at the Business Call to Action (BCtA) 9th Annual Forum in New York.  


Second Intersessional Seminar on the Prevention of Human Rights Violations

Panel discussion on ‘The interaction between the Human Rights Council and the United Nations Development Pillar towards preventing human rights violations’  


Nominations for the 2020 Oslo Business for Peace Award now open

Together with its partners at the International Chamber of Commerce, Principles for Responsible Investment, United Nations Development Programme, and United Nations Global Compact, the Business for…  


UNDP, FINCH, Mars, Nielsen, BBDO, The Economist Group and JCDecaux celebrate first anniversary of The Lion’s Share as insurance giant IAG joins innovative fund to support animals and conservation

UNDP, founders FINCH and founding partner Mars, Incorporated today celebrated the first year of The Lion’s Share, an innovative and unique initiative to support wildlife conservation and animal…  

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