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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, 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…  


Every day in every country – should be and can be a day without violence | Helen Clark

More than half a million people die violently every year - in armed conflicts; from criminal activity; and from violent attacks in their own homes. An estimated 1.5 billion plus people live in…  



Africa's renaissance deserves continued support | Helen Clark

Africa has made significant progress in human development, but it needs global support to continue along this path.  


Sustainable energy access critical for development in Africa | Helen Clark

Energy needs extend well beyond having electricity available in homes. In Africa, where so many depend on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihood, expanding access to energy for irrigation, food…  


Africa's mineral wealth can be a springboard for development | A. Mar Dieye

It will take a different kind of growth - faster and more inclusive - to improve the lives of people in Africa on a much broader scale.  




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