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Statement by UNDP Administrator for World Environment Day 2018

June 2018 | News, UN Entities, UNDP

On World Environment Day, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s Administrator, Achim Steiner, reiterated the detrimental effects of single-use plastic, which to date has amassed an island of plastic 3 times the size of France, and is curren …


Youth System-Wide Action Plan

February 2018 | News, UN DESA, UN Entities, UNDP

The final report of the Youth System-Wide Action Plan “Youth-SWAP” is out. The report presents findings from the 2014-2016 Global Youth-SWAP Survey as well as narrative examples of  UN’s work in the field covering Brazil, China, Egypt, Haiti, Kyrgyzsta …

UNDP: Youth Progress Study

Youth Consultations for the Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security

January 2018 | News, PBSO, UN Entities, UNDP, UNFPA

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) and the UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) co-led a series of regional, national and online consultations on Youth, Peace and Security. The consultations p …

UNDP Youth Guiding Principles

Guiding Principles for Supporting Young People as Critical Agents of Change in the 2030 Agenda

January 2018 | News, UN Entities, UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) developed the Guiding Principles to enable development actors to meet the ambition of the 2030 Agenda and to recognize the role of young people as agents of change in the process. Development actors shoul …