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The European Union announces EUR 10 million to boost community-led innovative adaptation solutions

The European Union has announced EUR 10 million for the UNDP-led Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator.  


Fostering justice to curb corruption in Iraq: €15 million project supports transparency and accountability across state institutions

A EUR 15 million initiative aimed at curbing corruption in Iraq and bolstering transparency and public accountability has been launched today in partnership between the European Union Delegation to…  


Solar-powered heroine: the woman inspiring positive change in rural Yemen

With support from the European Union and UNDP, Iman leads a group of 10 women who installed a solar power plant to provide clean, low-impact energy for residents in Abss, Hajjah Governorate.  


EU and UNDP launch two-year project to address urgent adaptation financing gaps in Africa

New EU-UNDP initiative to adress adaptation financing gaps in Africa to build more effective locally led climate actions across the continent.  


Women’s education and empowerment cannot be put on hold for the pandemic

A cross-border initiative, funded by the European Union and implemented by UNDP, allows Afghan women to study and graduate from universities in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. It aims to provide…  


Cyclone displaced people in Savane resume livelihoods with UNDP and EU support

UNDP, with funds from the European Union and partners, opened a rural market in Savane benefiting over 1,000 people affected by the cyclone.  


EU-funded UNDP initiative in Yemen wins acclaimed international Ashden Awards for Humanitarian Energy

Funded by the European Union, UNDP programme in Yemen developed a unique, low-cost and sustainable solar microgrid solution that has enabled communities' access to affordable energy when there are no…  


UN chiefs urge sustained support to Syrians and the region ahead of the fourth Brussels Conference

On the eve of the fourth Supporting Syria and the Region conference in Brussels 30 June, the United Nations urged international donors to redouble their commitment to Syrians and the region.  


UNDP: Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation and disinformation

Governments must step up to lead the fight against a growing tide of false, inflammatory and misleading information that threatens to worsen the already severe impacts of the virus, according to UNDP  

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