Overview

What We Do

UNDP works in some 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.

Our Goals

Last year, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to continue the work of the Millennium Development Goals. UNDP is working to strengthen new frameworks for development, disaster risk reduction and climate change. We support countries' efforts to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals, or Global Goals, which will guide global development priorities for the next 15 years. UNDP focuses on helping countries build and share solutions in three main areas: Sustainable development Democratic governance and peacebuilding Climate and disaster resilience In all our activities, we encourage the protection of human rights and the empowerment of women, minorities and the poorest and most vulnerable.more

Photo: Fisherman, M. Hendrikx, UNDP Belize

Our programmes and technical assistance provide an integrated foundation of legislation and policies as well as some of the ground-level activities that empower beneficiaries towards sustainable livelihoods.more

Our Stories

"Together We Can" Sexual and Reproductive Health Toolkit produced to Enable Peer Education.

Belize Reduces Incidence of HIV AIDS and Focuses on Most at Risk Populations

According to the "UNAIDS Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic" of 2010, Belize has the highest HIV prevalence in Central America and the 3rd highest inmore 

Juan Vasquez captures a Lionfish at Lighthouse Reef Atoll, July 2011

Collaborative Effort to Manage Lionfish in Belize

Inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1996, the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage Site (BBRRS-WHS) encompasses seven marine protected areas with a totalmore 

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Projects and Initiatives

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GEF SGP and UNDP Belize

Click here to see all our projects and programmes being implemented by GEF SGP in collaboration with UNDP within Belize. Learn more about each project and which SDG's they incorporate.