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22 Oct 2014
Recognising the urgent need for a comprehensive Demobilization, Disarmament and Reintegration across the Mano River and the Sahel Sahara regions in order to enhance security, the European Union, in agreement with ECOWAS, is putting in 5.56 million Euro into the UNDP-managed project which runs for a period of 3 years.
21 Oct 2014
UNDP/ UNCDF designed Financial Inclusion Support Facility to disburse grants to financial service providers—including private sector
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) launched a new funding facility, inviting financial service providers to develop new ways of enabling low-income and rural Pacific Islanders to access affordable savings, insurance, credit and other financial services.
17 Oct 2014
-- Today, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, UNDP has released a new report on cash transfers and HIV prevention.
15 Oct 2014
Germany has donated $16 million for the creation of a global fund for areas conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities known as ICCAs.
13 Oct 2014
Local associations hold the key to beating Ebola in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, said UN development officials as they completed their visit to Freetown.
13 Oct 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to drive and sustain growth and development in countries in Central and Eastern European, Central Asia, Mongolia, and the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean.
08 Oct 2014
The 2014 Aid Transparency Index recognized UNDP for its “commendable performance” in publishing information beyond international standards this year, placing it first overall out of 68 major agencies evaluated worldwide.
25 Sep 2014
An innovative public-private partnership of multinationals, governments, civil society and indigenous peoples today pledged to cut the loss of forests in half by 2020 and end it a decade later in 2030 – a move that will eliminate the emission of between 4.5 and 8.8 billion tons of carbon dioxide each year.
25 Sep 2014
Massive assistance for affected countries is needed to prevent Ebola from shutting down economies and reversing years of development efforts, said Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, at a high-level event at the United Nations on the deadly disease.
12 Sep 2014
Globally, 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.
11 Aug 2014
UNDP steps up Ebola fight in Liberia as UN issues appeal to tackle national emergency - USD 33 million needed to tackle disease
Monrovia, 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.
01 Aug 2014
Women 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.
30 Jul 2014
Crisis 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.
24 Jul 2014
2.2 billion people are poor or near-poor, warns 2014 Human Development Report on vulnerability and resilience
Persistent 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.
11 Jul 2014
The 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.
25 Mar 2014
Outcomes of the 10-year review of the Strategic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme
The 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.
23 Oct 2013
UNDP is the top-ranked multilateral organization in aid transparency according to a leading global ranking released on 23 October 2013.
24 Sep 2013
Global leaders urgently call for the continued need to accelerate progress to address widening disparities
10 Sep 2013
The 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).
01 Jul 2013
With 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.