UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in 177 countries and territories, we offer global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.
As the leading UN development agency in all parts of the world, UNDP has a strong common cause with Global Citizen in eradicating poverty and driving sustainable development - and engaging the new generation of decision makers in the process.
The story depicts the profound impact of early marriage on the lives of Roma girls and women. Read more
These efforts will contribute to mutual trust, regional development, and conflict prevention. Read more
For the first time, a national court has tried and convicted sexual slavery as a war crime. Read more
Check out where and what UNDP has been up to for the past year! Read more
UNDP visited over 173 communities in West Africa during the 2014 Ebola outbreak. Read more
"We do not want more bowls of food. What we do want is for people to help us to grow our own food." Read more
How are vulnerable communities combatting poverty and food insecurity? Read more
In Egypt community members are openly discussing the negative impact FGM had on their lives. Read more