United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

THE UNITED NATIONS Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' (UN's) global development network that assists developing countries in managing and funding sustainable environmentally sensitive global and national development and, as such, is the world's largest multilateral development source. The UNDP was created (1965–71) by merging the Expanded Programme of Technical Assistance with the UN Special Fund. The UNDP currently works in 166 countries, with the UNDP Resident Representative in each generally serving as the resident coordinator of the UN development activities. The UNDP is an executive board within the UN General Assembly The UNDP administrator is the third-ranking position in the UN, following the secretary-general and deputy secretary-general. Headquartered in New York City, the UNDP is funded entirely by voluntary contributions from member ...

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