Millennium Development Goals – UNDP

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