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  • 02 Apr 2014
    Pan-African Conference on Inequalities

    The Government of Ghana acting through the National Development Planning Commission(NDPC) in collaboration with various partners including the United Nations Development Programme, UN Millennium Campaign, Society for International Development and Third World Network-Africa, is hosting a three-day high-level, multi-stakeholder African conference on inequalities from 28th- 30th April, 2014 at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC). The theme of the conference is “Pan-African Conference on Inequalities in the Context of Structural Transformation”.

  • 13 Mar 2014
    UNDP steps up its support for sound public finance in Africa

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will train a diverse range of partners during the second phase of a comprehensive programme designed to mobilize tax revenues and improve budget management in Africa.

  • 12 Mar 2014
    Ruby says goodbye to the UN family in Ghana

    Ms. Ruby Sandhu-Rojon has said adieu to staff of UNDP and the entire UN family in Ghana in a colorful event held at the forecourt of the UNDP premises on Wednesday, March 13, 2014.The farewell ceremony attended by representatives of Government, Heads of UN agencies, UN staff, civil society groups and other invited guests witnessed several goodwill messages and a citation from colleagues and well-wishers.

  • 10 Mar 2014
    Ms. Ruby Sandhu-Rojon leaves Ghana

    Ms. Ruby Sandhu-Rojon departs Ghana on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 to take up her new assignment as Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Regional Director, Regional Bureau for Africa in New York.

  • 07 Mar 2014
    2014 International Women’s Day Statement by Helen Clark

    This year’s International Women’s Day theme – Equality for Women is Progress for All – states a simple truth. No country will reach its full potential if its female citizens do not enjoy full equality. As the 2015 end date of the Millennium Development Goals nears, and as discussion on the next global development agenda intensifies, there is strong momentum for achieving development with equity, including by eradicating gender inequality and empowering women and girls.

  • 26 Feb 2014
    UNDP launches new programme to help communities recover from the violence in the Central African Republic

    Launched today in the capital Bangui, the two-year initiative, which will reach more than 350,000 conflict-affected people, aims to promote social cohesion, rebuild local infrastructure and create short-term employment opportunities in communities that have seen homes and businesses destroyed by the on-going violence.

  • 20 Feb 2014
    UN Secretary-General's Message for the World Day of Social Justice

    The gap between the poorest and the wealthiest around the world is wide and growing. This situation is not only between countries but within them, including many of the most prosperous. The World Day of Social Justice is observed to highlight the power of global solidarity to advance opportunity for all.

  • 06 Feb 2014
    Message on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

    As Secretary-General of the United Nations, I hold high the banner of empowering women and girls, promoting their health and defending their rights. The International Day of Zero-Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is an opportunity to confront this persistent problem – and to find hope in initiatives proving that it can end.

  • 29 Jan 2014
    Humanity remains deeply unequal despite impressive progress, says UNDP report

    A sustained reduction in inequality requires a shift to more inclusive growth patterns – supported by redistributive polices and changes in social norms – says a report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark.

  • 24 Jan 2014
    Government of Ghana Okays UNDP's Work Plans

    The Government of Ghana (GOG) has given the green light for the implementation of the 2014 development work plans prepared by the United Nations Development Programme and partners. This occurred during a short signing ceremony involving the Ministry of Finance, the UNDP and partners under the GOG-UNDP Partnership for 2014.

  • 20 Jan 2014
    Central African Republic - UNDP Urges Governments to Help End Suffering

    As the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) continues, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called on the international community to help prevent the conflict from leaving a legacy of even greater deprivation and poverty in the country.

  • 11 Jan 2014
    UNDP commissions community water project in Tamale

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Saturday commissioned a mechanized water system at the cost of 24,000 Ghana Cedis, for the Changli community in the Tamale Metropolis.

  • 09 Jan 2014
    UNDP furnishes offices of Ghana Legal Aid Scheme

    UNDP presented office supplies to the Legal Aid Scheme during a colorful event in Kumasi with a view to supporting the efforts of the Government of Ghana in justice delivery in the country. These comprise motorcycles, furniture, photocopiers, scanners, computers and accessories valued at $300,000.

  • 08 Jan 2014
    On the occasion of the handing over of office supplies to the Ghana Legal Aid Scheme

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on the 8th of January 2014, is officially handing equipment, furniture and various items to the Ghana Legal Aid Scheme. The handing over ceremony is taking place at the Kumasi Court of Appeal Premises and presided over by the Deputy Minister of Justice and Attorney General and the UNDP Country Director, Mr. Dominic Sam.

  • 20 Dec 2013
    UN Secretary-General's Message on Human Solidarity Day

    On this Human Solidarity Day, I urge people from all nations, faiths, cultures and traditions to work together in common cause to keep the promise made at the turn of the Millennium and leave a legacy of peace, prosperity and sustainable progress for generations to come.

  • 18 Dec 2013
    UNDP's support to bamboo bike development yields results in Ghana

    The Ghana Bamboo Bike Initiative has presented a bamboo bicycle to Ms. Ruby Sandhu-Rojon, the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Ghana, during a brief ceremony at the UNDP office premises in Ghana. The bicycles have been produced through the UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme as an innovative means to combat climate change.

  • 16 Dec 2013
    UN Resident Coordinator in Ghana to receive a bamboo bicycle

    A prototype bamboo bike will be presented to the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Ghana, Ms. Ruby Sandhu-Rojon on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 10:30am. The event will be covered by the Ghanaian media and it takes place at the forecourt of the UNDP office, next to Fire Service Headquarters, Ring Road East, Accra.

  • 06 Dec 2013
    Statement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on the death of Nelson Mandela

    It was with great personal sadness that I learned of the passing of Nelson Mandela today.Nelson Mandela was an extraordinary man who represented for many around the world the ideals of freedom, peace, and justice.

  • 05 Dec 2013
    UN Secretary-General's Message on International Volunteer Day

    On International Volunteer Day (IVD) we recognize the contribution of volunteers to peace and development worldwide. Today, we are highlighting the millions of young volunteers around the world who are acting globally for social change.

  • 03 Dec 2013
    UNDP gives US$ 5 million to help kick start Haiyan debris removal

    As the international community continues to transport and distribute aid to the victims of typhoon Haiyan under extremely challenging circumstances, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has pledged US$ 5 million to help kick start the removal of some of the millions of tonnes of debris left over from the storm.