Bolder Innovations. Closer Partnerships. Stronger Results: The Strategic Plan 2018-2021 sets out the direction for a new UNDP, optimized to help countries achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Sophia - a creation of Hanson Robotics - will champion the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific, with a focus on innovation.
The stories in this report show how UNDP is supporting governments in Asia and the Pacific in using innovation to reach people, improve well-being, provide services and mobilize financing as never before.
New UNDP publication highlights role of energy in meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and mitigating climate change.
On a two-day visit to India, UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner met with senior government officials and key business leaders to deepen UN’s partnership with India and strengthen its commitment to the Government of India’s national priorities.
Viet Nam’s 3,200-kilometres long coastline is battered by more than 10 storms every year, causing massive floods across the country. Each year, more than 500 people lose their lives in floods.
UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner statement on World AIDS Day 2017

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