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UNDP and energy company Repsol sign global agreement to promote sustainable development

Repsol and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a global agreement that facilitates advancement of sustainable development in some 20-plus countries where both the entities operate.…  


UNHCR and UNDP urge tangible progress to improve conditions in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Two months since the signing of the tripartite MoU between UNHCR, UNDP, and the Government of Myanmar, UNHCR and UNDP are both urging Myanmar authorities to make tangible progress to improve…  


9th Annual Social Good Summit - Tickets Now Available

The annual Social Good Summit, a unique gathering of global thought leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists, and influential voices around the globe, today announced the…  


UNDP joins Tech Giants in Partnership on AI

UNDP joins the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (AI), a consortium of companies, academics, and NGOs working to ensure that AI is developed in a safe, ethical, and transparent manner. Founded in…  


Plans unveiled for biggest ever Global Goals week to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals

Plans for Global Goals Week 2018 were announced today for the third annual week of action where the UN and partners from around the world come together to drive action, raise awareness and hold…  


Global Disability Summit

We are here to discuss how we can fight discrimination and remove the barriers faced by persons with disabilities.  


UN calls for more support for people with disabilities

Saying a world free from discrimination was possible, the head of UNDP Achim Steiner urged nations to work together to ensure equal rights for people with disabilities.  


With rising financial vulnerability, UN Development Chief calls on G20 to reduce risks and curb inequality

Addressing the G20 finance ministers meeting in Buenos Aires, UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner acknowledged the improved momentum for the global economy, but stressed that the risks had become more…  


Bad laws and discrimination undermining AIDS response

Discrimination against vulnerable and marginalized communities is seriously hampering the global effort to tackle the HIV epidemic according to a groundbreaking new report by the Global Commission on…  


Summit provides glimpse of tomorrow's governments

Thousands of government, business and civil society representatives from around the world called for deep commitments to transparency and accountability as the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit…  

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