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Artificial intelligence and the future of our work

Marking the coming of the fourth industrial revolution, the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is permeating every major industry from healthcare to transportation, education, finance and insurance.  


New Year, new approach, new UNDP

UNDP is starting 2018 with a fresh focus and vision. This approach is laid out in the new Strategic Plan, which takes effect on January 1st and is the blueprint for the evolution of its work over the…  


Chinese bike-sharing start-up ofo contributes US$1.2 million to UNDP

The company ofo - the world’s first and largest station-free bike sharing platform – contributed $1.2 million to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).  


Rapid Integrated Assessment

The RIA tool aims to support countries in mainstreaming the SDGs into national and subnational planning.  


Institutional and Coordination Mechanisms - Guidance Note

This guidance note aims to provide information on how countries have adapted their existing institutional and coordination frameworks or established new ones in order to implement the SDGs.  


SDG Accelerator and Bottleneck Assessment

This tool aims to support countries to identify catalytic policy and/or programme areas or ‘accelerators’ that can trigger positive multiplier effects across the SDGs.  


SDGs in Action

'SDGs in Action’ outlines results in 2016 and 2017 of UNDP’s MAPS project for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.  


UNOOSA and UNDP to expand cooperation on space technology for sustainable development

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have committed to work more closely together in the use of space technology for…  


UN launches initiative to improve climate resilience of women in the Sahel

A new United Nations initiative, aimed at building the resilience of a million women and youth in the Sahel to climate impacts through smart agriculture, was launched today at the One Planet Summit.…  


Caribbean leaders launch ambitious plan to create the world’s first “climate-smart zone”

UNDP announced its support to Caribbean leaders gathered today during the launch of a new public-private coalition to create the world's first "climate-smart zone" to support the parts of the region…  

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