United Nations Development Programme Current Affairs, GK & News

UNDP- Panchayati Raj Ministry MoU

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) have signed an agreement with the aim of collaborating in the areas of knowledge sharing and strengthening the mechanism to monitor the localization of sustainable development goals (SDGs). Overview: This agreement was signed by Sunil Kumar, Secretary in the Ministry of ..

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UNDP Climate Action Grants

USD 2.2 million in climate action funding has been announced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners of the Adaptation Innovation Marketplace (AIM) for 22 local innovators from 19 countries, that also includes India. Overview: The first round of funding of the Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA) window will be looking to ..

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Swachh Bharat Mission Urban 2.0: Agreement signed with UNDP

On December 6, 2021, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The agreement was signed under the Swachh Bharat Mission Urban 2.0. It was signed to strengthen the waste management sector in the country. About the MoU Under the MoU, the UNDP will ..

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“Don’t Choose Extinction”: UNDP Video on Climate Change

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released a creative video titled “Don’t Choose Extinction” on Climate Change. Key Points In the video, UNDP highlights that, it is time to act and act now for the climate crisis. To drive home the urgency and get attention of world, it is time to do whatever it takes. The ..

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WWF on Snow Leopard: More than 70% of habitat unexplored

The World Wildlife Fund recently claimed that more than 70% of snow Leopard habitats are unexplored. The organisation recently released its report “A spatially explicit review of the state of knowledge in the snow leopard range”. Key Findings of the report Most of the snow leopard researches have been conducted by Nepal, India and China ..

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