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  • 27 Mar 2015
    Regional cooperation key to security in South East Europe

    Regional cooperation on combating the illicit proliferation of small arms and light weapons is the way forward, UNDP and EU officials agreed during a roundtable in Brussels, convened by UNDP's SEESAC initiative.

  • 25 Mar 2015
    IDPs from eastern Ukraine found a new home in Kharkiv region

    The renovation of the shelters is part of a joint EU-UNDP project “Community Based Approach to Local Development” that works with local authorities. The project also supports social care centres for the most vulnerable.

  • 25 Mar 2015
    Development partners renew funding for Guinea-Bissau

    International development partners pledged today over € 1 billion to support Guinea-Bissau’s social and economic development. The funding will support the Government’s Development Strategy Plan, Terra Ranka (meaning a fresh start), which aims to ensure long-term sustainable development, consolidate peace and stability, and increase economic growth.

  • 17 Mar 2015
    UNDP announces ‘5-10-50’ – new global programme in support of disaster resilience

    The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has announced work a new 10-year global programme in support of country efforts to reduce the risk of disasters.

  • 13 Mar 2015
    Cambodia: EU helps boost climate change response

    Cambodia’s efforts to tackle threats of climate change received a new boost with additional financial support from the European Union, Sweden and the United Nations Development Programme.

  • 08 Mar 2015
    UNDP Administrator Helen Clark: Statement on International Women’s Day

    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.

  • 03 Mar 2015
    Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator: Statement at Media Conference on Ebola in Brussels

  • 03 Mar 2015
    Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator: Speech on the Ebola Recovery Assessment, High Level Ebola Conference, Brussels

    Today is an important day for international co-operation with the countries affected by Ebola. Now is the time to lay the foundations for sustained economic and social recovery from the Ebola crisis in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The Governments of the three countries have made that very clear, and are in the process of developing their recovery strategies, while also being determined to drive towards zero cases of Ebola as soon as possible.

  • 03 Mar 2015
    Ebola: West African Countries and Partners Outline Roadmap for Recovery

    As the international community works to get to zero Ebola cases in West Africa, the international community must work with Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone to address the underlying causes of the crisis said the UN’s development chief today at the Ebola Conference hosted by the European Union in Brussels.

  • 03 Mar 2015
    UN and EU meet to take stock of the Ebola situation and identify ways forward

    Today’s high-level meeting on the current state of the Ebola outbreak takes place at a welcome moment given the challenges still faced by the response.

  • 03 Mar 2015
    Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator: Opening Speech at the Ebola High Level Conference, Brussels

    The United Nations is pleased to be co-chairing this important conference on support for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone to overcome and recover from the Ebola crisis.

  • 03 Mar 2015
    Moldova: EU expands support for the energy efficiency and renewables sector

    80 modern biomass heating plants coupled with 21 solar collectors installed in schools, kindergartens, and community centres; 300 biomass-fired boilers provided at subsidised prices to households and microenterprises; seven public-private partnerships set to supply bioenergy” – these are just some of the expected results of the new phase of the EU-funded Energy and Biomass Project in Moldova.

  • 19 Feb 2015
    Football legends Ronaldo, Zidane to play AS St-Etienne All Stars for Ebola recovery

    Football legends and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane will team up with other football greats for a match against an All-Star team to help boost Ebola recovery efforts at the 12th Match against Poverty.

  • 12 Nov 2014
    Launching of the new "Articulated Platform for Integrated Territorial Development in Cuba"

    On the occasion of the launch of a new articulated platform for an integrated territorial development in Cuba, decentralized cooperation actors are invited in La Havana for a workshop organised by the government of Cuba with the support of the United Nations Development Programme.

  • 30 Oct 2014
    UNDP Innovation Summit: Updating Development in Asia-Pacific

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) kicked off today a two-day interactive conference on innovative thinking

  • 30 Oct 2014
    Conclusive Regional Dialogue on HIV in Georgia, Rights and Universal Access in Eastern Europe

    UNDP is hosting a regional dialogue on HIV, rights and universal access in Eastern Europe in Tbilisi, Georgia. The dialogue brought together more than 70 distinguished members of civil society, government and international organizations that work in the field of HIV from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.

  • 29 Oct 2014
    UN Day 2014 in Brussels

    UN in Brussels celebrated its 69th birthday in City Hall and Grand Place on 24th and 26th October 2014. See more photos and find out what was the main theme of UN Day.

  • 27 Oct 2014
    Hands-free diplomacy on Ebola

    Being UNDP and not a medical organization, our focus is mainly not on the direct treatment for Ebola patients. Instead, to complement the work of the many excellent organizations that are building and staffing Ebola hospitals, we’re working to prevent the further spread of the disease in poor communities, and helping to keep the countries’ economies and societies from collapsing in terror and paralysis.

  • 24 Oct 2014
    Ninth Annual UN-EU Partnership Report launched on UN Day

    At the occasion of the UN Day, the United Nations Team in Brussels is pleased to present the ninth Annual UN-EU Partnership report on the results of our collaboration with the European Union in 2013. The report spans the range of our joint actions across the world, both thematically and geographically. The web photo publication and the videos included in the report will take you through the results of our work on the ground.

  • 24 Oct 2014
    High Level Global Dialogue on Localizing the Post 2015 Agenda

    In the framework of the Dialogues on the Implementation of the Post 2015 Agenda, promoted by the United Nations Development Group, the co-leads of the Dialogues on Localizing the Post 2015 Agenda - the United Nations Development Programme and the UN Human Settlement Programme, on behalf of the United Nations Development Group, and the Global Task Force of Local and Regional Governments - organized the Final High Level Global Dialogue on Localizing the Post 2015 Agenda, which was celebrated on the 14th and 15th of October and hosted by the Municipality of Turin.