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Hosting UNCTAD in 2020: Small countries and big stakes

Rawl Prescott

Barbados will host the 15th United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) quadrennial meeting in October 2020.  It will be the first small state to host the conference. According to the Prime Minister o...

[WebDebate #25 summary] Blockchain for development: a critical assessment

Andrijana Gavrilovic

In our November WebDebate, we looked at blockchain technology. The WebDebate included an introduction to, and overview of, blockchain technology, and a brief exploration of some emerging and popular use-cases and appl...

Data-driven discussions at the 2018 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Barbara Rosen Jacobson

‘If we are not counted, we do not count, and we remain invisible’ - Representative of the Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities   Data plays an increasingly central role in discussions aroun...

Digital technology for the sustainable development goals

Barbara Rosen Jacobson

Technology has great potential to help deliver the SDGs, but it can also be at the root of exclusion and inequality. We need to harness the benefits of advanced technologies for all. - UN Secretary-General, An...

Training and courses

Events

Resources

2014

Changing with the World: UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-17

With the changing world as the backdrop, and building on our core strengths, our vision is focused on making the next big breakthrough in development: to help countries achieve the simultaneous eradication of poverty and significant reduction of inequalities and exclus... Read more...

2014

Common African Position on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

The participatory approach that led to the elaboration of the Common African Position (CAP) on the post-2015 Development Agenda involving stakeholders at the national, regional and continental levels among the public and private sectors, parliamentarians, civil socie... Read more...

2014

Report of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing

Report of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing.... Read more...