This is change.
With a bold new global agenda, we’re closing in on ending poverty – everywhere and permanently – while protecting the planet for everyone.
We’re closing in on ending poverty – while protecting the planet for everyone.
Guardians of the forest
Treasure or tragedy – our oceans
Better than gold
Helen Clark on human development
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On the ground in about 170 countries and territories, UNDP works to eradicate poverty while protecting the planet. We help countries develop strong policies, skills, partnerships and institutions so they can sustain their progress.
million jobs created in 2015, about 42 percent for women
million new voters registered in 37 countries
disaster risk reduction plans put in place in 51 countries
UNDP is committed to ending poverty once and for all. That’s why we work to get to the root causes of poverty and create lasting change. The good news is we have a plan. But we need your help to get the job done.
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It's the little things citizens do. That's what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.Wangari Maathai
Environmental activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner