As one of the world’s largest multilateral development agencies, present in over 170 countries and territories, UNDP is on the frontlines of anticipating, understanding and acting on today’s opportunities and risks.
The article 1 of the Minamata convention states: “that the objective of this Convention is to protect the human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury and mercury compounds”. The realization of this requires informed policy and measures that is acted on by different state and non-state actors. The MIA is one of Suriname first steps in meeting the convention requirements
The Joint Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Fund is an innovative instrument, integrated into the UN reform, with specific objective to providing the RC and UNCT a mechanism to collaborate together with national governments towards accelerated realization of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
The Joint SDG Fund is a multi-partner trust fund. To date it has funded 97 joint programmes focused on integrated social protection or SDG finance. The joint SDG fund focus is to leave no one behind and this through shift from traditional development approach towards more inclusive and more market based and innovative financing from domestic as well as international financing sources.