http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases2016-05-04T02:45:13.103ZPress ReleasesAdobe Experience ManagerFastest Population Shift In History Means Make Or Break For Asia-Pacificnoemail@noemail.orgsayed.omerThe report, entitled “Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development”, notes that Asia-Pacific countries now have more working-aged people and fewer dependents than at any point in history, providing a springboard for growth. Region-wide, 68 percent of people are of working age and only 32 percent are dependents.http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2016/04/25/undp-NHDR-asia-pacific2016-04-26T05:25:37.830Z2016-04-26T05:25:37.830ZUNDP to Launch Report on People-Centered Development in Asia-Pacificnoemail@noemail.orgsayed.omer The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced today that it will launch its new human development report “Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development,” on April 26 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2016/04/14/undp-to-launch-report-on-people-centered-development-in-asia-pacific2016-04-22T06:28:51.808Z2016-04-22T06:28:51.808ZUNDP Re-equips Women and Youth Radio Stations in Kunduz for International Women’s Daynoemail@noemail.orgsayed.omerKunduz, 8 March 2016 – UNDP is proud to announce that local stations Sheasta Radio and Kaihan Radio will both restart broadcasting today in Kunduz.
Shaesta, a radio network dedicated to women’s issues, and Kaihan, which serves youth, were both looted during the takeover of Kunduz last September, and their staff were forced into hiding. Previously they reached Kunduz and neighbouring provinces with information on how to access healthcare and education, as well as women’s legal and political rights.http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2016/03/08/undp-re-equips-women-and-youth-radio-stations-in-kunduz-for-international-women-s-day2016-03-08T06:51:53.668Z2016-03-08T06:51:53.668ZKabul Youth Clean up Parks and Plant Trees to Celebrate International Volunteer Daynoemail@noemail.orgsayed.omerKabul, 04 December 2015 — To mark International Volunteer Day, over 200 youth cleared rubbish and planted trees in east Kabul’s Ahmad Shah Baba Maina district. They sent a clear message that, with a little effort, anyone can transform their streets and parks into clean, livable spaces for children, families and communities. http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/12/04/kabul-youth-clean-up-parks-and-plant-trees-to-celebrate-international-volunteer-day32016-04-14T09:09:13.294Z2016-04-14T09:09:13.294ZUNDP Administrator Visits Afghanistannoemail@noemail.orgsayed.omer18 Nov 2015 – Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group, has concluded a three-day visit to Afghanistan where she met with the President, senior government officials, development partners and civil society.http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/11/17/undp-administrator-concludes-visit-to-afghanistan2016-04-14T09:20:55.796Z2016-04-14T09:20:55.796ZJoint Press Release: Independent Directorate of Local Governance and UNDP Launch New Local Governance Projectnoemail@noemail.orgsayed.omerKabul, November 14, 2015 — The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Afghanistan today launched a new five-year project that will strengthen government institutions at provincial and district levels to deliver improved public services.http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/11/14/joint-press-release-independent-directorate-of-local-governance-and-undp-launch-new-local-governance-project2016-03-07T17:55:35.570Z2016-03-07T17:55:35.570ZKabul University Introduces First-Ever Master’s Programme in Gender and Women’s Studiesnoemail@noemail.orgsayed.omerKabul — Today Kabul University launches a first-of-its-kind gender and women’s studies master’s programme to create a platform for training future advocates of gender equality, generate research on gender, violence against women and underprivileged groups, and raise awareness about men’s and women’s social responsibilities. The programme has been designed with UNDP Afghanistan’s technical guidance and generous funding from the Republic of Korea.http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/10/17/kabul-university-introduces-first-ever-master-s-programme-in-gender-and-women-s-studies2016-04-14T09:07:39.721Z2016-04-14T09:07:39.721ZCommunity initiative from Afghanistan wins UN prize email@example.comAt a press conference held on Monday, September 21st, leaders from the United Nations joined Academy Award-nominated actor and activist Alec Baldwin to announce the 21 winning initiatives of this year’s Equator Prize, an international award that recognizes outstanding community efforts to reduce poverty, protect nature and strengthen resilience in the face of climate change.http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/09/28/community-initiative-from-afghanistan-wins-un-prize-2015-09-29T08:23:45.857Z2015-09-29T08:23:45.857ZNew Goals. New power. New technology”: 2015’s Social Good Summit in Kabul focuses on the new Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals)firstname.lastname@example.orgKabul, September 28, 2015 — Afghanistan’s Social Good Summit opens today in Kabul to raise awareness of the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event, which is being organized by UNDP Afghanistan, the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University (ACKU) and Saba TV, will be attended by more than 100 students, civil society activists, development practitioners and government counterparts. It will showcase creative development projects and feature a panel discussion with development experts on how the SDGs relate to Afghanistan.http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/09/28/new-goals-new-power-new-technology-2015-s-social-good-summit-in-kabul-focuses-on-the-new-sustainable-development-goals-global-goals-2015-09-28T06:26:47.982Z2015-09-28T06:26:47.982ZThe IIX-N-Peace Innovation Challenge calls for enterprises to build peace through both business and social email@example.comBangkok ‒ The IIX-N-Peace Innovation Challenge 2015 is now open for applications to encourage Impact Enterprises (IEs) to show how they are building peace through market-based solutions for development challenges. Six IEs will win the Challenge and get a chance to showcase their work at a special UNDP-hosted event in New York.http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/08/27/the-iix-n-peace-calls-for-enterprises2016-03-07T18:01:10.977Z2016-03-07T18:01:10.977ZMinistry of Interior Affairs and UNDP Sign New LOTFA Agreementnoemail@noemail.orgsayed.omerThe Ministry of Interior Affairs of Afghanistan (MOIA) today announced the approval of an 18-month extension of the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan (LOTFA) with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Afghanistan.http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/06/30/MoIA-signs-new-lotfa-agreement-with-undp2016-03-07T20:25:52.809Z2016-03-07T20:25:52.809ZNew leadership: UNDP Country Director arrives firstname.lastname@example.orgAs Country Director, Douglas leads UNDP Afghanistan and provides direction to its activities so that they contribute to achieving large-scale and lasting transformative change in partnership with the Government of Afghanistan.http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/06/16/UNDPAf-CO-Douglas-Keh2016-03-07T18:01:57.780Z2016-03-07T18:01:57.780ZUNDP, UN Women sign up for closer email@example.comKabul – UN Women and UNDP today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to harmonize projects and streamline operations, fundraising and reporting.
“This agreement sees UNDP and UN Women join forces to ride the current wave of high-level political commitment to gender equality,” said Ercan Murat, Country Director for UNDP Afghanistan. By working in tandem, we are much better positioned to help the government turn this commitment into results.”http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/05/25/signup-for-closer-cooperation2016-03-07T18:02:50.345Z2016-03-07T18:02:50.345ZUNDP Administrator Helen Clark Statement on International Women’s Day March 8, firstname.lastname@example.org
This week, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which remains the world’s best blueprint for achieving gender equality and empowering women. The review of this visionary roadmap, adopted at the Fourth World Conference for Women in 1995, is an opportunity to celebrate the world’s progress toward ensuring the rights and opportunities of women and girls, and also to renew and reinvigorate commitments to achieve gender equality.http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/03/07/international-women-s-day-20152016-03-07T18:07:28.065Z2016-03-07T18:07:28.065ZInnovation, Scaling, Partnerships - UNDP launches Regional Report: ‘Achieving Development Results in Asia and the Pacific, 2013-2014’email@example.comNew York, 26 January 2015—The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) launched its Asia-Pacific Regional Report ‘Achieving Development Results in Asia and the Pacific’, highlighting a string of successful programmes implemented in 2013 and 2014. http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/01/29/innovation-scaling-partnerships-undp-launches-regional-report-achieving-development-results-in-asia-and-the-pacific-2013-2014-2016-03-07T18:10:39.799Z2016-03-07T18:10:39.799ZUNDP statement on the new Report of the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstructionnoemail@noemail.orgsayed.omerNew York City: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) welcomes a new report from the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) on collecting and verifying the accuracy of Afghan National Police (ANP) personnel and payroll data.http://www.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/01/12/undp-statement-on-the-new-report-of-the-us-special-inspector-general-for-afghanistan-reconstruction2016-03-07T18:13:06.310Z2016-03-07T18:13:06.310Z