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

Flood risk communication through mural art

Knowledge into Use recipient, Youth Innovation Lab (YIL), works to bridge technology gaps and empower communities for resilient futures.

GRP Leadership Transition

Nathanial Matthews, CEO of GRP, shares an update about the next step in his career journey.

Advancing equity through food systems transformations

The Seeding equity in African food systems SARA working group shares their insights from a collaborative dialogue between development organisations and funding partners.

Embracing informality: A crucial element in crafting equitable urban resilience

Learn how the Southern African Resilience Academy’s Informality and Equitable Urban Resilience Working Group synthesised research and practice to examine how informality influences urban resilience.

Job opportunity: Senior Programme Manager for the Resilience Hub at COP29

We are looking for a consultant to manage the planning and operational delivery of the overall Resilience Hub programme for COP29. Apply by 05 March 2024.