http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases2014-09-16T05:59:32.348ZPress ReleasesAdobe CQInternational Forum Calls for Focus on Disaster Recovery email@example.comGlobally, natural disasters have caused damages of nearly $4 trillion over the past 30 years—and the frequency and intensity of these powerful storms, droughts and earthquakes continue to rise.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/international-forum-calls-for-focus-on-disaster-recovery-2014-09-12T15:10:47.542Z2014-09-12T15:10:47.542ZUNDP steps up Ebola fight in Liberia as UN issues appeal to tackle national firstname.lastname@example.orgMonrovia, 12 August -- Issuing a comprehensive appeal, the United Nations system in Liberia today said up to USD 33 million were needed to support Liberia’s national response to the Ebola disease.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/undp-steps-up-ebola-fight-in-liberia-as-un-issues-appeal-to-tackle-national-emergency2014-08-12T12:17:15.281Z2014-08-12T12:17:15.281ZWomen pivotal to bringing lasting peace to countries in email@example.comWomen activists from 11 countries across the Arab region convened today to identify means to support women’s participation in peace making and ensure women’s protection from all forms of violence during times of conflict and emergency. http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/08/women-pivotal-to-bringing-lasting-peace-to-countries-in-conflict2014-08-01T10:41:25.564Z2014-08-01T10:41:25.564ZRegional coordination essential for effective crisis mitigation in the Arab firstname.lastname@example.orgCrisis response officials from 20 Arab countries started in Amman today meetings of the first regional conference “Towards a Crisis Response Network in the Arab Region.” Over two days, the conference discusses means to enhance the regional architecture for crisis management in order to link and strengthen national institutions, operating procedures, and capacities in early warning and crisis response.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/11/regional-coordination-essential-for-effective-crisis-mitigation-in-the-arab-region2014-07-31T07:36:23.956Z2014-07-31T07:36:23.956Z2.2 billion people are poor or near-poor, warns 2014 Human Development Report on vulnerability and email@example.comPersistent vulnerability threatens human development, and unless it is systematically tackled by policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This is the core premise of the 2014 Human Development Report, launched here today by Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and Director of the Human Development Report Office Khalid Malik.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/2-2-billion-people-are-poor-or-near-poor-warns-2014-human-development-report-on-vulnerability-and-resilience2014-07-24T09:24:03.612Z2014-07-24T09:24:03.612ZLaunch of 'How-To Guide: Renewable Energy for Parliamentarians' by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgsnoemail@noemail.orgtamar.ubiriaThe publication 'How-To Guide: Renewable Energy for Parliamentarians' was launched 4 by the Administrator of UNDP, Ms Helen Clark, and the European Commissioner for Development, Mr Andris Piebalgs, at the first annual Sustainable Energy For All Forum, taking place at the UN Headquarters in New York.
http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/11/launch-of-how-to-guide-renewable-energy-for-parliamentarians-by-undp-administrator-helen-clark-and-european-commissioner-for-development-andris-piebalgs2014-07-14T10:06:04.785Z2014-07-14T10:06:04.785ZOutcomes of the 10-year review of the Strategic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the United Nations Development Programmenoemail@noemail.orgasier.segurolaThe tenth anniversary of the Strategic Partnership Agreement between UNDP and the EU, jointly signed in 2004, was observed in February 2014. To mark this occasion, UNDP launched a 10-year report on its partnership with the EU with held discussions with DEVCO to review the status and identify areas for future collaboration.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/03/24/outcomes-of-the-10-year-review-of-the-strategic-partnership-agreement-between-the-european-union-and-the-united-nations-development-programme2014-03-25T15:06:44.856Z2014-03-25T15:06:44.856ZUNDP leads multilateral organizations in global aid firstname.lastname@example.orgUNDP is the top-ranked multilateral organization in aid transparency according to a leading global ranking released on 23 October 2013.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/10/23/undp-leads-multilateral-organizations-in-global-aid-transparency2013-10-24T09:57:24.117Z2013-10-24T09:57:24.117Z2013 – A Defining Moment for Achieving the MDGs email@example.comGlobal leaders urgently call for the continued need to accelerate progress to address widening disparitieshttp://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/2013-a-defining-moment-for-achieving-the-mdgs-2013-09-25T08:01:25.447Z2013-09-25T08:01:25.447ZEducation, Health Care, Honest and Responsive Government, and Jobs Top Priorities for People Worldwide, UN Reportnoemail@noemail.orgsari.bjornholmThe UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented today a new report “A Million Voices: The World We Want”. The report summarizes the findings from public consultations and surveys that engaged more than 1.3 million people in all 193 UN Member States since August 2012 in an effort to identify priorities for the post-2015 development agenda that will succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/education-health-care-honest-and-responsive-government-and-jobs-top-priorities-for-people-worldwide-un-report2013-09-11T08:44:05.578Z2013-09-11T08:44:05.578ZBig strides on Millennium Development Goals with more targets achievable by 2015: UN firstname.lastname@example.orgWith some of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) already met, more targets are within reach by the 2015 target date, while challenges to achieving others must be urgently addressed, according to a new report launched today by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/big-strides-on-millennium-development-goals-with-more-targets-achievable-by-2015-un-report2013-07-02T11:11:37.686Z2013-07-02T11:11:37.686ZIn new video, UN Secretary-General hails post-2015 agenda as most inclusive global development process email@example.comIn a new video, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls the engagement of more than 750,000 people from 194 countries in setting a new global development agenda “a historic effort for a historic policy-making process.”http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/in-new-video-un-secretary-general-hails-post-2015-agenda-as-most-inclusive-global-development-process-2013-06-27T10:17:52.778Z2013-06-27T10:17:52.778ZThe international community pledges €3.25 billion to help rebuild Malinoemail@noemail.orgsari.bjornholmBrussels - International partners today pledged to support Mali’s political transition and development process, at a conference organized jointly by the Governments of Mali and France with the European Union.
http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/the-international-community-pledges-3-25-billion-to-help-rebuild-mali2013-05-16T08:50:54.700Z2013-05-16T08:50:54.700Z“Rise of South” transforming global power balance, says 2013 Human Development Reportnoemail@noemail.orgasier.segurolaThe rise of the South is radically reshaping the world of the 21st century, with developing nations driving economic growth, lifting hundreds of millions of people from poverty, and propelling billions more into a new global middle class, says the UNDP's 2013 Human Development Report.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/-rise-of-south-transforming-global-power-balance-says-2013-human-development-report2013-04-04T09:51:33.527Z2013-04-04T09:51:33.527ZThe European Commission and Germany donate €10 million to UNDP to help countries reduce greenhouse gas firstname.lastname@example.orgThe European Commission and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) have each announced a €5 million contribution to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to help assist 25 developing countries around the world reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/the-european-commission-and-germany-donate-10-million-to-undp-to-help-countries-reduce-greenhouse-gas-emissions2013-01-08T13:52:41.471Z2013-01-08T13:52:41.471ZEU and UNDP to collaborate on biodiversity and climate change in Europenoemail@noemail.orgsari.bjornholmThe EU and UNDP have signed an agreement to support climate change mitigation and adaptation in Russia and Eastern Neighborhood countries. Through innovative pilot projects under the ‘Clima East’ programme, the hope is to demonstrate that ecosystems can have a strong, positive and cost-efficient effect on climate change mitigation and adaptation.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/12/04/eu-and-undp-to-collaborate-on-biodiversity-and-climate-change-in-europe2013-01-10T07:48:46.986Z2013-01-10T07:48:46.986ZUNDP opens data on over 6,000 projects in transparency email@example.comA new online portal allows open, comprehensive public access to data on UNDP's work in 177 countries and territories, fulfilling a commitment to full transparency by 2013 above and beyond international standards.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/11/29/undp-opens-data-on-over-6-000-projects-in-transparency-drive2012-12-11T15:22:28.583Z2012-12-11T15:22:28.583Z