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UNDP

UNDP works in some 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results. 


Inclusive growth, better services, environmental sustainability, good governance, and security are fundamental to development progress. We offer our expertise in development thinking and practice, and our decades of experience at country level, to support countries to meet their development aspirations and to bring the voices of the world’s peoples into deliberations. 


In 2016, UNDP is continuing its work to support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), or Global Goals, as they help shape global sustainable development for the next 15 years.



UNDP focuses on helping countries build and share solutions in three main areas:


In all our activities, we encourage the protection of human rights and the empowerment of women, minorities and the poorest and most vulnerable.

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Human Development Report 2019 Singapore
Reports & Research
December, 2019
Singapore

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China National Human Development Report Special Edition

In Pursuit of a More Sustainable Future for All: China’s Historic Transformation over Four Decades of Human Development

Reports & Research
December, 2019
China

2019 marks the 70th anniversary of People’s Republic of China, and 40th year anniversary of the United Nations and UNDP presence and partnership in China. The Special Edition report reflects on the remarkable changes that have taken place. It takes stock not only of the economic achievements often and widely reported, but, more importantly of the wider range of sustainable human development progress achieved by China.


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Reports & Research
June, 2019
Global

In this publication, the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP, features women as environmental stewards in case studies about biodiversity conservation, climate change, land degradation, international waters and chemicals and waste management.

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Sustainable land management and agroecology practices
Journal Articles & Books
December, 2018
Eritrea, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Southern Africa, South Africa, Gambia, Nigeria, Barbados, Cuba, China, Mongolia, Armenia

As of 2017, SGP has awarded over 3,800 small grants to land degradation projects in over 120 countries, many of which are in regions with extreme levels of poverty and food insecurity across Africa and Latin America. Africa, in particular, is experiencing the highest population growth of the developing world, while being exposed and vulnerable to the rising impact from climate change.

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