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Temporary Basic Income to protect the world's poorest people could slow the surge in COVID-19 cases, says UNDP

New York – The immediate introduction of a Temporary Basic Income for the world’s poorest people could slow the current surge in COVID-19 cases by enabling nearly three billion people to stay at home,…  



UNDP remains the most transparent UN agency, according to new index

New York – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) remains the most transparent UN agency and ranks as the third most transparent development organization in the world, according to a leading…  


UNDP: Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation & disinformation

Governments must step up to lead the fight against a growing tide of false, inflammatory and misleading information that threatens to worsen the already severe impacts of the virus, according to the…  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Concerted action with a focus on equity could still limit the impacts of this unprecedented crisis: c  


Thought Leadership in Turbulent Times

policymakers should encourage investments that complement the UN's health and humanitarian response, in areas of resilience and meeting the #SDG pledge of not leaving a single individual behind.  


COVID 19 Dashboard: Saudi Arabia



COVID-19: New UNDP data dashboards reveal huge disparities among countries in ability to cope and recover

New York – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today released two new data dashboards that highlight the huge disparities in countries’ abilities to cope with and recover from the COVID-19…  

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