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20 Sep 2018 description

Men and women often have different roles and responsibilities in society and therefore experience climate change impacts in different ways. This video shows what Colombia, Uganda and Viet Nam are doing to develop gender-responsive national adaptation plans for the agriculture sectors. This country-driven work is carried out under a global programme known as Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAP-Ag), jointly coordinated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

15 Sep 2018 description

Amplias desigualdades en el bienestar de las personas ensombrecen el progreso continuado en el desarrollo humano

Según el último Índice de Desarrollo Humano, las personas de los países con un desarrollo humano muy alto viven de media 19 años más que aquellas del grupo de países con desarrollo humano bajo y su tiempo de escolarización es de siete años más.

15 Sep 2018 description

Des inégalités de bien-être criantes menacent la pérennité des progrès du développement humain

Selon le plus récent Indice de développement humain, la différence d’espérance de vie entre les pays des catégories « développement humain très élevé » et « développement humain faible » est de 19 ans, tandis que la différence de durée de scolarisation est de 7 ans.

14 Sep 2018 description
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Wide inequalities in people’s well-being cast a shadow on sustained human development progress

14 September 2018


According to the latest Human Development Index, people living in the very high human development countries can expect to live 19 years longer, and spend seven more years in school, than those living in the group of low human development countries.

03 Sep 2018 description


The Guidance note and associated TORs for Scoping Processes have been updated and shortened for use by countries. All public GPP documents are available on the ‘Agenda for Humanity’ (A4H) website, in the initiatives section - http://www.agendaforhumanity.org/initiatives/gpp.

28 Aug 2018 description

Representatives from joint FAO-UNDP NAP-Ag Programme connect sectoral adaptation plans with achievement of Paris Goals and 2030 Agenda

25 Aug 2018 description


Migration and displacement are significant and complex development challenges that require a multi-faceted and multi-stakeholder response. Of the 258 million international migrants in 2017, 106 million were from Asia, remitting $256 billion to their home countries. Further, the number of those displaced globally has increased to 68.5 million due to conflicts, climate change, and disasters induced by natural hazards, many of which have occurred in Asia and the Pacific.

21 Aug 2018 description

21 August 2018, Siem Reap – While there has been extraordinary economic progress in the ASEAN region, pockets of multi-dimensional poverty remain. If those who have been left behind – the poorest of the poor – are to be reached, governments need to adopt new approaches that are people-centred and empower and equip local governments to take innovative action.

These were among the key takeaways from ASEAN-China-UNDP Symposium on Localising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Realizing Poverty Eradication, held this week in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

20 Aug 2018 description

With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda, UN Member States pledged to ensure “no one will be left behind” and to “endeavour to reach the furthest behind first”.

This paper advances a framework that governments and stakeholders can use to act on their pledge in a way that enables and accelerates progress to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It also seeks to inform the manner in which UNDP works with countries to implement the 2030 Agenda.

15 Aug 2018 description

Libreville le 09 août 2018 – _Des experts africains sur les questions climatiques se sont concertés du 07 au 08 août 2018, au parc national Pongara, près de Libreville au Gabon, dans le but de valider le premierRapport sur l'état de l'adaptation en Afrique (REA)sous la coupe de l’Initiative Africaine d’Adaptation (AAI) avec l’appui du gouvernement du Gabon et du PNUD._

01 Aug 2018 description

Background and Executive Summary:

The Global Preparedness Partnership (GPP) was initiated at the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016 by the V20 member states, UN agencies and the World Bank to address a long-standing problem of a piecemeal approach to preparedness funding and activity. 2 The GPP aims to provide coherence to preparedness efforts, and a predictable preparedness funding stream, where national governments are in the driver’s seat, with the full support of key multilateral partners.

31 Jul 2018 description

Background and Executive Summary

The Connecting Business initiative (CBi), launched at the World Humanitarian Summit in May 2016, aims to transform the way the private sector engages before, during and after crises. It is the only joint initiative between United Nations organizations that engages the private sector at the intersection of the humanitarian, development and peace agendas.

31 Jul 2018 description

Executive Summary:

Since the Commitment to Action1 was signed by the Secretary-General and eight United Nations Principals (and endorsed by the World Bank and the International Organization for Migration) at the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016, much progress has been made in advancing and operationalizing the New Way of Working (NWOW) and strengthening humanitarian development collaboration as envisioned in the Agenda for Humanity.

31 Jul 2018 description

Londres – En soutenant qu'un monde libre de toute discrimination était possible, le chef du PNUD, Achim Steiner, a exhorté les pays à travailler ensemble pour garantir l'égalité des droits pour les personnes handicapées.

26 Jul 2018 description
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Climate risks threaten to derail development gains, cause spike in eco-migrants and undermine efforts to end poverty and hunger in the Arab Region

New UN Development Programme report highlights the challenges and opportunities of building climate resilience as the region works toward peaceful low-carbon climate-resilient development