UN development agency charts course for development in 21st century
US$ 2 billion pledged for long-term recovery in hurricane- affected countries, of which the EU committed $352 million.
UNDP, together with the Governments of Germany and Spain, and the EU, launched a new programme to support countries in making progress on their commitments under the Paris Agreement, the so-called Nationally Determined Contributions.
The EU announced it will provide EUR 450,000 (approx. US$530,000) through its Enhanced Response Capacity to the new UN-led Connecting Business initiative (CBi).
Seven countries and territories in the Western Balkans met in Opatija, Croatia, building what could soon become the world’s most developed network of disaster responders.
The first-of-its-kind study pinpointing key factors triggering decisions to join violent extremist groups in Africa was presented in Brussels while a photo exhibition featuring photos and stories of survivors of violent extremism opened in Place Albertine
The European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) is providing EUR 700,000 to UNDP to support Cuban families affected by hurricane Irma.

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