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Taxing multinationals is pivotal to finance development

One way to mobilize more domestic public resources for sustainable development is increasing government tax collection. However, a huge roadblock in that direction is large scale tax avoidance.  


Effective development cooperation


UNDP’S new Strategic Plan is a chance to rethink and refocus

On a Wednesday morning in late June, I got an email from HQ requesting that come to New York from Bangkok to help with the drafting of UNDP’s new Strategic Plan. I said yes, of course. The email was…  


Global Project on Managing Development Co-operation Effectively - 2016 Annual Status Report

This report summarises UNDP’s work on effective development co-operation in 2016 at global, regional and country levels through its Global Project on Managing Development Co-operation Effectively.  


Not just more, but better – effective financing of the SDGs

The sum needed to achieve the 2030 Agenda is unprecedented. How can governments effectively mobilise and manage money for real development results?  


Global Trends: Challenges and Opportunities in the Implementation of the SDGs

Joint report from UNDP and the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)  



UNDP Administrator Helen Clark, global leaders convene on partnerships needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group Helen Clark will visit Nairobi, Kenya to participate in the Second High-Level Meeting (HLM2) of the…  


A new OECD-UNDP report examines progress: Is development co-operation becoming more effective?

This report outlines positive results in improving the effectiveness of development co-operation, even in the face of volatility and tightening budgets resulting from global financial and economic…  


Making Development Co-operation More Effective: 2016 Progress Report

The report generates evidence on the implementation of agreed principles for effective development co-operation .  

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