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Croatia: UNDP promotes ethnic reconciliation

Croatia has made great strides towards European integration, but still faces the challenges of ethnic tension in war-affected areas. While much reconstruction has taken place in the formerly besieged cities of Osijek and Vukovar in the east of the country, inter-ethnic tensions still simmer and areLue lisää (englanti)

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Crown Prince Haakon completes Botswana trip

UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has completed a three-day visit of Botswana where he met with officials, addressed students on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and visited a biodiversity project. Crown Prince Haakon met the Vice-President and Minister of ForeignLue lisää (englanti)

Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar: One year on

VideoCyclone Nargis: One Year Anniversary | watch larger versionPhotos: After Cyclone NargisIt was a year ago today when Cyclone Nargis struck the coast of Myanmar, leaving a trail of unprecedented destruction: 140,000 lives were lost and the livelihoods of 2.4 million people were shattered.OneLue lisää (englanti)

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DFID, UNDP launches inaugural fund to boost innovative businesses in Malawi

The private sector in Malawi has been given a vital boost for development following the launch of the Malawi Innovation Challenge Fund (MICF) at Ryalls Hotel in Blantyre. The function was presided over by Ms Sarah Sanyahumbi, DFID Country Head and Ms Mia Seppo, UN Resident Coordinator & UNDPLue lisää (englanti)

DPRK needs immediate food aid following floods, says UN

Pyongyang  – The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) needs immediate food assistance after torrential rains caused flooding between 18-29 July, according to a United Nations assessment. Access to clean water and health care also remain high priorities to avoid diseaseLue lisää (englanti)

DR Congo: "My aunt kicked me out when I told her I was pregnant"

UNDP launches a series of testimonies on the occasion of the 16 days of activism to fight violence against women Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – Aged 14, Kijana agreed to testify but asked for her face not to be shown, fearing someone may recognize her. Slowly, with great hesitation andLue lisää (englanti)

DR Congo: More than a million people register to vote

Voices from around the World View Audio slide-show>> More than 1.25 million people have registered to vote inLue lisää (englanti)

Declaration: UN Leadership Forum on Climate Change

DECLARATION by Business, Investors and Civil Society to Governments Our world is at a critical juncture. Governments must take collective action now to address climate change. Failure to do so will result in catastrophic damage to the planet, people and the global marketplace. Future advancesLue lisää (englanti)

Deforestation in Cambodia raises concern about land degradation

It is another corn harvesting season in Pailin, a province in northwestern Cambodia, and farmers are busy harvesting and packing the produce for buyers. A war zone during the Khmer Rouge era, today Pailin is a major agricultural center where corn, bean and cassava farms are the main lifeline forLue lisää (englanti)

Democracy opens doors to inclusive growth, says UNDP

Washington — Good governance and empowerment of women play a critical role in sustaining inclusive development, UNDP Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan said today speaking at the Society for International Development’s World Congress. During a discussion panel, Rebeca Grynspan was asked aboutLue lisää (englanti)

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