United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

UNDP works in about 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.

This is a critical time for the world. UNDP see this period as a huge opportunity to advance the global sustainable development agenda. In September 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. UNDP is working to strengthen new frameworks for development, disaster risk reduction and climate change. We support countries’ efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, or Global Goals, which will guide global development priorities through 2030.

Latest news and articles

Exploring equitable resilience in Southern Africa: Insights from Group Concept Mapping

The Disaster Risk working group, one of the Southern African Resilience Academy's working groups, unpacks Group Concept Mapping (GCM), its importance, challenges, and application in the Southern African context

Global South Talent Pool: Empowering young professionals for resilient futures

We’re looking for three young professionals to join the Global South Talent Pool. Apply today!

GRP announces new CEO: Jesper Hörnberg

Jesper Hörnberg has been selected as the new CEO of the Global Resilience Partnership, leading the partnership in its next phase. 

The power of multi-disciplinary learning to accelerate change and drive impact

SARA's Gender Transformative Group shares their reflection on being part of the academy. Join the SARA Knowledge Exchange in Stellenbosch from 10-12 July.

Reflecting on a decade of resilience: The journey and the road ahead

The GRP 2024-2029 Strategy focuses on food, finance, and communities, with a special emphasis on youth and women