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Abdoulaye Mar Dieye to Head UNDP’s Global Policy Bureau

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner announced today the appointment of Abdoulaye Mar Dieye as the Assistant Secretary-General to lead UNDP’s Bureau for Policy and Programme Support starting March 1,…  


UNDP and OCHA Chiefs renew call for new way of working

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock concluded a three-day joint mission to Ethiopia by urging all…  


Accelerating efforts to eradicate the ‘big three’ diseases in Africa by 2030

An action plan has been agreed upon at the 2nd Africa Partnership and Coordination Forum to fast track efforts to eradicate the ‘big three’ diseases of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in Africa by the…  


UNDP, Germany, Spain and EU launch EUR 42 million programme at UN Climate Summit to help countries deliver on the Paris Agreement

UNDP, 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…  


Namibia: UNDP and Yahoo! JAPAN Inaugurate anti-poaching patrol camp

Built in the country’s flagship national park, the new anti-poaching patrol camp will help Namibia progress in its fight against poaching and in conserving of wildlife.  



The Development Imperative for a new Future of Governance in Africa

The High Level Dialogue was a platform for experts to reflect on approaches to democratic governance in Africa.  


Combating cross border corruption 

The cross border corruption initiative is part of UNDP’s efforts to support governments in their fight against corruption.  



Senegal: Hundreds of thousands gain water and electricity access through rural development initiative

Over the past two years more than 550,000 people living in Senegal have gained better access to basic services including water and infrastructure as part of a pioneer initiative aimed at rapidly…  

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