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Uganda's Private Sector adopts the Gender Equality Seal to support the SDGs

The Private Sector in Uganda has pledged to adopt the Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Public and Private Enterprises – a model pioneered by UNDP to help organisations create more…  


Switzerland Pledges US$3 million to Multi-Agency UN Programme

A US$3 million allocation from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) will support a joint UNDP, UNCDF, and UN Women programme to advance gender equality and sustainable development by…  


Regional Organizations, Gender Equality and the Political Empowerment of Women

This report presents key instruments for promoting gender equality and political empowerment of women at the global and regional levels, highlighting challenges, opportunities and successes.  


Gender Diversity in the State

This publication explores the impact of parity within the civil service on public administration performance.  


Women Have the Right to ‘Freedom from Fear’, say UN Officials

Senior UN officials are calling for an end to violence against women and an end to impunity for sexual abuse.  


Global Women’s Leadership Index launched

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offers an unprecedented opportunity for societies to ensure that women have equal access to lead public institutions on the path to transformative change.…  


Gender Day Announcement

Gender Day Announcement at COP 23 in Bonn, Germany  


Closing the gap: Women leaders in public service

Closing gender gaps in public life is a critical issue for countries seeking to foster inclusive growth and build trust in public institutions.  


United for a clean city

Gregoria Cruz does not pick up waste, she recycles it. Today, many women like Gregoria have abandoned the landfills in Arequipa - Peru's second largest city - to demonstrate that recycling and waste…  


Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals

This report shares UNDP’s approach to innovation and showcases over 40 case studies of innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals.  

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