India-UN Development Partnership Fund

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund is a dedicated facility within the United Nations Fund for South-South Cooperation established in 2017. It is supported and led by the Government of the Republic of India, managed by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation, and implemented in collaboration with the United Nations system.

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund supports Southern-owned and led, demand-driven, and transformational sustainable development projects across the developing world, with a focus on least developed countries and small island developing states. United Nations agencies implement the Funds projects in close collaboration with partnering governments.

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News about the India-UN Development Partnership Fund

19/11/2019

General Assembly President Emphasizes Importance of South-South Cooperation in Alleviating Poverty and Hunger

“Solidarity is the key and it is clear that we need more and more South-South partnerships,” H.E. Mr. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of General Assembly, said in meetings today with Mr. Jorge Chediek, Director of UNOSSC and Envoy of the Secretary-General […]
17/10/2019

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – South-South Cooperation Toward Achieving SDG1

The target of Agenda 2030 is to eradicate extreme poverty. Even though global extreme poverty is on the decline, recent statistics show that the rate of decline has slowed. South-South cooperation can play a significant role in getting us back […]
15/10/2019

Grants to Pacific and Caribbean Bring SSC Support Through the India-UN Development Partnership Fund to $176m

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced new grants to the India-UN Development Partnership Fund during meetings with leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Pacific Islands Developing States (PSIDS) alongside the United Nations General Assembly in September. 14 million USD […]
03/10/2019

India-UN Fund: Improving Healthcare Services Across Palau

The government of Palau and UNOPS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that aims to improve the quality, availability and access to primary healthcare services through resilient infrastructure.  A $1.5 million grant from the India-UN Development Partnership Fund (India-UN Fund) […]
25/09/2019

African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States highlight BAPA+40 follow up

Seeking to discuss concrete follow up actions to the BAPA+40 Outcome, H.E. Dr. Patrick Gomes, Secretary General, African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) met with Mr. Jorge Chediek, Director of UNOSSC and Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South […]
11/09/2019

India-UN Fund Reduces Maternal Mortality in Mauritania

The Government of India supports South-South cooperation through the financing of over 40 initiatives and projects across the Global South through its India-UN Development Partnership Fund. In July 2018, the Mauritanian Government’s Ministry of Health launched a project, entitled “Enhancing […]
04/09/2019

India-UN Development Partnership Fund Bridging Digital Divide in Papua New Guinea

As a strong proponent of South-South cooperation and Agenda 2030, India is supporting over 40 Least Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States and Landlocked Developing Countries to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals through its India-UN Development Partnership Fund. For example, the […]
16/07/2019

HLPF: Bridging the SDG-Financing Gap through South-South Cooperation

With rising aspirations linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), commitments of developing countries have multiplied. However, at the operational level major challenges remain, including the effective management of capital inflows; domestic resource mobilization; and addressing the problems of capital […]
15/07/2019

Resilient Restoration of Pivotal Public Infrastructure in Post-Irma Barbuda

The India-UN Partnership Fund “Resilient Restoration of Pivotal Public Infrastructure for the Recovery and Sustainable Development of the Island of Barbuda, Post Hurricane Irma” project, consists of two initiatives: 1) The Hannah Thomas Hospital rehabilitated and equipped, ensuring structural resilience […]
01/07/2019
The opening ceremony for the ICT launch, with multiple motivational speeches which emphasized the value of investment in education

Improving ICT skills of students in Oé-Cusse region, Timor – Leste

Project “Leveraging ICT to improve Education and Skills in Timor – Leste” was launched in April 2019 in the region of Oé-Cusse, Timor -Leste. This project is enabled by generous support of Government of India through India – UN Development […]
06/06/2019

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund concludes its second successful year

“The India-UN Development Partnership Fund is a welcome contribution that is championing greater prosperity and opportunity for all,” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on the occasion of anniversary celebrations of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund at United Nations Headquarters. […]
01/06/2019

Second Anniversary Commemoration of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund

“On June 6 the Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations; the President of the Economic and Social Council and Permanent Representative of the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the United Nations; the Administrator of the United Nations […]