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03 Mar 2015
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
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.
19 Feb 2015
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.
30 Oct 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) kicked off today a two-day interactive conference on innovative thinking
30 Oct 2014
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.