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UNDP launches Ocean Innovation Challenge

UNDP launches a new call to action— Ocean Innovation Challenge (OIC) to accelerate progress on SDG 14 targets. The OIC seeks innovations that are transferable, replicable and scalable. The Challenge…  


Announcing the winners of the 2019 N-Peace Awards

With backgrounds in fields such as policy, journalism, and psychology, each award winner uses their skills to move the needle forward on women, peace, and security.  


Statement by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner on the attack in Afghanistan

I am deeply saddened by the tragic death of our UNDP colleague when the vehicle he and two other UNDP colleagues were traveling in was attacked in Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday.  



The Future of Leadership is Gender Equal

UNDP is hosting its first private sector-focused dialogue on the critical issue of women's leadership position in the private sector from 29-30 August 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. It aims to deliberate…  


N-Peace Announces New Categories for Civil Society Organization Grants

The N-Peace Network would like to announce some important changes regarding the categories for this year's small grants component.  


On the Eve of International Women’s Day, UNDP Appoints New Goodwill Ambassador to Fight Inequality: Top Chef Star Padma Lakshmi

UNDP's newest Goodwill Ambassador Padma Lakshmi will focus on fighting inequality, discrimination and empowering the disenfranchised.  


Leveraging South-South exchange for strong, resilient health systems

The Access and Delivery Partnership is expanding efforts to promote South-South exchange and learning to boost access and delivery of health technologies for tuberculosis, malaria and neglected…  


‘Whole of society’ approach needed to tackle global epidemic of noncommunicable diseases

Urgent action is needed to reduce the estimated annual 41 million deaths from noncommunicable diseases across the globe.  


Call for Nominations: Equator Prize 2019

This worldwide outreach effort aims to identify exceptional local solutions for climate, people, and planet. Nominations are open through 26 February 2019.  

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