Caribbean can only 'build back better' with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government
Nov 23, 2017
Over US$2 billion pledged, half of which in loans and debt relief, to support affected women and men for long-term recovery in hurricane-affected Caribbean during CARICOM-UN Conference
UNDP, Germany, Spain and EU Launch EUR 42 Million Programme to Help Countries Deliver on the Paris Agreement
Nov 16, 2017
The UN Development Programme, 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 Agreement, the so-called Nationally Determined Contributions, or NDCs.
EU supports UN-led Connecting Business initiative to help private sector address crises, complex emergencies
Nov 15, 2017
The 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 businesses prepare for and respond to crises, disasters and complex emergencies in developing countries.
Journey of young Africans into violent extremism marked by poverty and deprivation: UNDP
Oct 23, 2017
The first-of-its-kind study pinpointing key factors triggering decisions to join violent extremist groups in Africa was presented in Brussels while a photo exhibition featuring photos and stories of survivors of violent extremism opened in Place Albertine
The European Union and UNDP support Cuba in the recovery of homes affected by Irma Hurricane
Oct 18, 2017
The European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) is providing EUR 700,000 to UNDP to support Cuban families affected by hurricane Irma, which battered the island on 8 September, with winds of up to 260 km/h leaving thousands homeless in the northern coast of Cuba.
Photo exhibit highlights EU - UNDP partnership in the Eastern Partnership countries and Russia
Oct 10, 2017
The photo exhibit, Shifting Ground, highlighting climate action in the Eastern Partnership countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine - and Russia opened at Studio Baxton in Brussels today.
Peace and stability are key to achieving the Global Goals in the Arab States, EU-UNDP report says
Oct 2, 2017
First report on the partnership between the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Arab States was released today in Brussels.
European Investment Fund, UNDP accord to boost cooperation to achieve Global Goals
Sep 20, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Investment Fund (EIF) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will boost cooperation between the two institutions. The MoU emphasises the role small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) will play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Now is the time to help Irma-affected people get back on their feet, UNDP
Sep 10, 2017
The most powerful hurricane ever recorded over the Atlantic Ocean has battered several Caribbean islands, leaving Barbuda and St. Martins near “uninhabitable”, according to national authorities. Hurricane Irma has also left catastrophic damage as it passed over Turks and Caicos, southern Bahamas, northern Dominican Republic and northern Haiti.
Partners discuss development challenges, opportunities in Central Asia
Sep 1, 2017
Representatives of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Central Asia and the European Union (EU) discussed in Brussels the development challenges and opportunities, and their future collaboration in the region.