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Afghanistan Launches US$71 Million Initiative to Prepare Rural Communities for Climate Change

The Government of Afghanistan, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Least Developed Countries Fund, has…

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Human development in Asia-Pacific region advances dramatically, but unevenly

The Asia-Pacific region has witnessed the steepest rise globally in human development. It leads the world in access to broadband internet and is gaining on more developed regions in life expectancy,…  


UNDP Mourns Passing of Colleague in Afghanistan

It is with profound sadness that the United Nations Development Programme announce the recent passing of our dear friend and colleague, Anil Raj, an American national in Kabul, Afghanistan this week.  


New Head of UNDP in Asia Pacific Region ready to support countries accelerate on their sustainable development pathways

Ms. Wignaraja, who is from Sri Lanka, was appointed as Assistant Secretary-General and Assistant Administrator of the UNDP by the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.  


SDG Financing and Programming for UNDP Afghanistan: A Joint Path Forward

UNDP Afghanistan and the Regional Bureau of UNDP for the Asia Pacific – convened a a week long meeting in Bangkok in September involving experts and officials from across UNDP HQ, Regional Bureau of…  


Climate Change and Disasters: How Should We Prepare for Them in Afghanistan

Today is the International Day of Disaster Reduction. But it’s also a time to talk about climate change. Why? The recent trend we see where floods, droughts and storms are on the rise is a result of…  


European Union Provides 8 Million Euro to UNDP in Support of Afghanistan 2019 Presidential Election

In line with the international community’s commitment to support the democratic processes in Afghanistan, the European Union (EU) has committed to provide EUR 8 millions in funding to support the…  


UNDP‘s Interim Programme Arrangements for SDG Integration

UNDP Afghanistan is making adjustments to its country programme so it can reposition itself as the SDG integrator in Afghanistan and become the knowledge hub supporting Afghanistan’s transition from a…  


Advancing Knowledge: 25 Masters Students in Education and Law Enforcement Graduate

UNDP Afghanistan, together with the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) and the Ministry of Interior Affairs (MOIA) held the graduation ceremony of its Master of Arts in Education and Law…  


Anti-Corruption Efforts in Afghanistan to be Strengthened

The Royal Danish Embassy, Attorney General Office and UNDP signed an agreement for a new anti-corruption project, Anti-Corruption, Transparency, Integrity & Openness (ACTION) on Wednesday 7 August…  


The Path to Afghan Peace Economy Within SDGs Framework

The fourth day of the week-long roundtable on Afghanistan Sustainable Development Goals moved the discussion to the next level to align the government’s macro-economic policies with that of the SDGs…  

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