United Nations Development Programme

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UNDP works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to eradicate poverty, reduce inequalities and exclusion, and build resilience so countries can sustain progress. As the UN’s development agency, UNDP plays a critical role in helping countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

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This report, produced by UNEP in close collaboration with the Italian Presidency of the G20, investigates the potential of nature-based solutions (NbS) to help build smart, sustainable and resilient cities, drawing from more than a decade of research and

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The study analyzed 45 toolkits to identify best practices in cost-benefit analysis for Nature-based Solutions (NbS). We considered a resource to be a toolkit if it contained guidance on specific steps, tools or a process for either selecting NbS or

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Climate change may indirectly increase conflict risk by causing instability, insecurity and poverty, disrupt agriculture, and worsen resource inequality.
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Integrated approaches for climate-resilient development supported by UNDP are improving lives and livelihoods and protecting the planet.
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This report considers how political economy analysis can be used to understand the drivers, dynamics and implications of internal displacement for development processes. It provides a synthesis of empirical research carried out through four case studies

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A young boy looks on as he walks through a flooded street after heavy rains hit a residential neighborhood in Capivari, Brazil (2015). Nelson Antoine/Shutterstock
Those displaced from their homes doubled in the last 25 years, and cost the world more than US $20 billion in 2020 alone.
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UNDP’s mandate is to end poverty, build democratic governance, rule of law, and inclusive institutions. It advocates for change, and connect countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.

Voluntary Commitments

The Sendai Framework Commitments (SFVC) online platform serves to incentivize stakeholders to inform the public about their work, to provide a vehicle for sharing commitments and initiatives and for motivation toward the implementation of the Sendai Framework. In turn, UNDRR can monitor and take stock of the progress and impact.

United Nations Development Programme is involved in the following commitments:

Global Centre for Disaster Statistics (GCDS)


Last updated
13 Apr 2021

The Global Centre for Disaster Statistics (GCDS) aims to support the monitoring and evaluation of progress in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, in its

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