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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  



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…  


COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

UNDP seeking unprecedented COVID-19 support for vulnerable countries  


UNDP signed memorandum of understanding with King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center to advance development activities in health sector

The objective of this cooperation is to strength in country capacity to achieve universal health coverage, including by addressing the social, economic and environmental determinants of health, the…  

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