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Push for bold climate action in world’s major economies set to strengthen as public pressure mounts especially amongst young people

Push for bold climate action in world’s major economies set to strengthen as public pressure mounts especially amongst young people

Major new UN Development Programme poll shows a growing majority across G20 countries see climate change as a crisis, with strongest demands for climate action amongst under-18s New York, 26 October 2021 – A major poll of public opinion on climate change in the G20 countries published today by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the

Asiacell and UNDP Iraq join efforts to support youth employment and entrepreneurs

Following its commitment to boosting youth employment and strengthening Iraq’s Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Asiacell today signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq. The MoU commits the leading telecommunications company and the UNDP Iraq to work together on several initiatives, including supporting young entrepreneurs

SDG GLOBAL FESTIVAL OF ACTION, 25-26 MARCH 2021

– A Turning Point for People and Planet – Over 20,000 gather at the SDG Global Festival of Action, calling for transformative change to turn things around for people and the planet BONN, GERMANY, 25 MARCH – Calling for the beginning of a ‘new era’ following COVID-19 recovery, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed

The EU and the UNDP launch the Energy Innovation Hub in collaboration with Nucleus Ventures

We are excited to announce that the European Union co-funded UNDP – CEDRO 5 project, is taking an additional step to support Lebanon’s Clean Energy Transition, by joining forces with Nucleus Ventures in their upcoming program, the Energy Innovation Hub. The programme offers startups and SMEs access to funding to elevate ideas off the ground,

COVID-19 Private Sector Global Facility announced at SDG Business Forum – UNDP, UN Global Compact and ICC join forces with DHL, Microsoft and PwC to help communities recover better from the pandemic

[New York, 23 September 2020] The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) have established the COVID-19 Private Sector Global Facility, a global initiative and collaboration bringing together public and private sector partners to help local communitiesrecover better from the pandemic. Deutsche Post DHL

UNDP Lebanon webinar in partnership with Executive Magazine

Join our webinar, in partnership with Executive Magazine on Transparency & Accountability in International Assistance, a timely theme considering the country’s need for assistance in the aftermath of #BeirutBlast & the response to #COVID19. Register here: https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Webinar-on-Transparency-and-Accountability-in-International-Assistance.html?soid=1134707825522&aid=rHZ65rCsCco

UNDP and Executive Magazine partner to advance dialogue on addressing corruption in Lebanon

Beirut, 20 August 2020 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Executive Magazine, a leading economic, financial, and business magazine in Lebanon, announced today a new partnership to advance national dialogue on efforts against corruption in Lebanon through evidence-based analysis and actionable recommendations. The fight against corruption is a top national priority amid efforts to help

Temporary Basic Income to protect the world’s poorest people could slow the surge in COVID-19 cases, says UNDP

New York – The immediate introduction of a Temporary Basic Income for the world’s poorest people could slow the current surge in COVID-19 cases by enabling nearly three billion people to stay at home, according to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report released today. The report, Temporary Basic Income: Protecting Poor and Vulnerable People in Developing

UNDP: Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation & disinformation

Proliferation of dangerous disinformation and misinformation threaten national pandemic responses, putting even more lives and livelihoods at risk New York, June 4, 2020 – Governments must step up to lead the fight against a growing tide of false, inflammatory and misleading information that threatens to worsen the already severe impacts of the virus, according to

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