The UNDP has programs going on all over the world, working on the toughest problems that countries and peoples face. Some of the general guiding principles of this work are:World

Guiding principles

  • Social and Local development
  • Democratic governance
  • Responding to crisis
  • Crisis prevention and recovery
  • Environment and Energy

Millennium Development goals

development goals

  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnerships for development
  • Examples of philanthropic support in many countries

    philanthropy support

    • $4.5 million support towards host communities and refugees from Syria in Lebanon
    • Supporting the Training on the African System of Human and Peoples’ Rights – Angola
    • In Paris, donors announced $ 11 billion to boost the economy of Benin
    • Launch of Eight Local Initiatives for Agricultural Development – Bosnia
    • The Netherlands and UNDP sign agreement for financing the 2015 elections – Burundi
    • Chile makes donation to go to the aid of Palestinian refugees in the Gaza Strip
    • Croatia’s parks to benefit from new USD 5.4 million UNDP project
    • UNDP provides $600,000 in ICU equipment and training to Ministry of Health – Eritrea
    • UNDP’s Match Against Poverty raises US$190,000 for the Philippines
    • UNDP awards more than $310,000 in GEF small grants in Guyana
    • US$ 5 million project signed to increase access to renewable energy in rural areas – Nepal


    Examples of big projects in the world

    • Flood risk management structures – save lives in the Bekka Region – Lebanon
    • Saudi Arabia’s first step towards clean energy technologies
    • African AIDS-related deaths decrease 40% since 2005
    • UNDP helps residents to reclaim their land after the explosion of Lake Nyos – Cameroon
    • Strengthen the National Meteorological Network with 46 new stations – Honduras
    • Construction Of Water Harvesting Infrastructure & Improving The Community’s Adaptive Capacity To Natural Hazards – Jamaica
    • News: UNDP to Build USD 58 million Waste Water Treatment Plant in Gaza