2020 press releases


Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to a new report by the United Nations Development Programme…  


Nepal Tourism Board & UNDP launch new project to create short-term jobs for COVID-affected people in tourism sector

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have jointly launched a new project “Sustainable Tourism for Livelihood Recovery” to support the recovery of Nepal’s…  


Government of Nepal and UNDP launch new project to boost climate-resilient livelihoods

Kathmandu, 29 November 2020 – The Government of Nepal and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility Least Developed Countries Fund - today launched a new USD42…  


Report by ICIMOD and UNDP identifies potentially dangerous glacial lakes in Koshi, Gandaki, and Karnali river basins

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, according…  

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