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2020 Human Development Report to focus on meeting people’s aspirations in balance with the planet

COVID-19 and its unprecedented effects on human development are a wake-up call to the potential consequences for people’s wellbeing from the relentless pressure we are placing on nature and the…  

Pacific women receive training boost through new ANZ and UNDP financial literacy partnership

The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today announced a new partnership to deliver ANZ’s adult financial education programmes,…  

UN Secretary-General calls on the global community to expand digital cooperation

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres presented today a set of recommended actions for the international community to help ensure all people are connected, respected, and protected in the…  

UNDP: Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation and disinformation

Governments must step up to lead the fight against a growing tide of false, inflammatory and misleading information that threatens to worsen the already severe impacts of the virus, according to UNDP.…  

Impact of COVID-19; Lessons in Resilience in the Pacific

The global impacts of COVID-19 are unprecedented and extend beyond the realm of health into the social, economic and psychological aspects of people's lives. Although the number of infections in…  

COVID-19 and Human Development: Assessing the Crisis, Envisioning the Recovery

This report takes a capabilities approach to document the severity of the unfolding human development crisis in this pandemic.  

UNDP Annual Report 2019

#NextGenUNDP continued to refocus an organization born into a different generation, making us ready for this one and the next.  

UNDP Annual Report 2019

The future is not what it used to be. A crisis can change the world from one day to the next, with tragic consequences. But the actions countries take as they prepare, respond and recover in the…  

Local COVID-19 response projects in Fiji and Vanuatu to benefit from UNDP’s support

The Pacific Response: Sustainable Livelihoods Challenge, launched on 24 April 2020, came to a successful conclusion on Friday 22 May 2020, with several innovative social impact projects emerging as…  

United Nations launches global initiative to combat misinformation

Today the United Nations launched ‘Verified’, an initiative to combat the growing scourge of COVID-19 misinformation by increasing the volume and reach of trusted, accurate information.  

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