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Journalists, social media influencers gain skills to stop hate speech and misinformation

During two different two-day sessions targeting journalists and social media influencers, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from the Government of Japan has transferred…  


UNDP and the Government of Libya discuss a Disaster and Crisis Management project with the Ministries

UNDP discussed with the Government of National Unity to implement a project that will allow the executive to develop a disaster and crisis management strategy  


UNDP, Japan, the startup Speetar, and the Ministry of Health launch the first Telemedicine initiative in Libya

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with support from the Government of Japan, has partnered with a private sector startup company (Speetar) and the Ministry of Health to develop the…  


BLOG| From RPGs to SDGs and beyond

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim at resolving the social, economic and environment problems troubling the world. The value and importance of the SDGs for the UNDP is self-evident for…  


BLOG| War and Peace and road to happiness

Tolstoy once said, ‘Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way’. One can question how universal the recipe of happiness is, but each unhappy family is indeed unique.…  


BLOG| We are right there, when and where people need us

We ramped up our presence now, with UNDP proudly among the pioneer UN agencies which spearheaded the return of the UN system.  


Urban Risk Management

Recognizing the immense disaster risks faced byurban centers, UNDP has implemented several urban risk management projects with a clear focus on local action. Risk in urban areas is a combination of…  


Capacity Development for Disaster Risk Reduction

UNDP understands capacity development as a locally-driven, society-wide transformation, and recognizes that capable individuals, organizations and societies play an indispensable role in the…  


Climate Risk Management

Climate-related hazards, including drought, floods, cyclones, sea-level rise and extreme temperatures, have enormous impact on the socio-economic development of a society. The frequency, magnitude and…  


Disaster Risk Reduction, Governance & Mainstreaming

“There is now international acknowledgement that efforts to reduce disaster risks must be systematically integrated into policies, plans and programmes for sustainable development and poverty…  

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