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  • 17 Dec 2014
    Partnering Community-Led Organizations of the Socially Excluded: Towards Making Growth Just and Inclusive

    Centre for Social Equity and Inclusion, with UNDP support, organized a consultation on ‘Partnering Community-Led Organizations of the Socially Excluded: Towards Making Growth Just and Inclusive’ to understand the constraints experienced by Dalit, Tribal and Muslim communities in participating and accessing development; analyzing current engagement of community led organizations from Dalit, Tribal and Muslim communities in promoting development work among these communities; and building strategies to strengthen these CLOs to enable their communities to access entitlements and schemes to overcome development inequalities.

  • 15 Dec 2014
    Thousands of Volunteers Clean Up the Yamuna River

    Over 3,000 volunteers included members of the National Service Scheme ,Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, students, artists, working professionals, entrepreneurs, policy makers, activists, home makers, media representatives, athletes and retired people, who participated to make change happen and pledge their support to clean Yamuna.

  • 10 Dec 2014
    Government of India and UNDP Media Fellowships on Decentralized Planning - 2015

    The Planning Commission, Government of India (GoI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) invite applications from journalists working or willing to work in Madhya Pradesh and Odisha for a Media Fellowship Programme on Decentralized Planning. This Fellowship Programme is being managed by OneWorld Foundation India.

  • 06 Dec 2014
    National Consultation on Enhancing Knowledge and Innovation for Effective Disaster Risk Reduction

    The day-long discussion on Enhancing Knowledge and Innovation for Effective Disaster Risk Reduction provided an opportunity for members and select experts to reflect on the usefulness of the knowledge management products of the community of practice, identify knowledge partnership and strategic collaborations, and expand community outreach for language and technology.

  • 05 Dec 2014
    UN Secretary-General’s Message on International Volunteer Day (IVD)

    “Let us be inspired by the many individuals who selflessly serve others, and let us resolve to do our part to contribute, freely and proactively, to change conditions now towards a better future for all,” says UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon on the International Volunteer Day 2014

  • 05 Dec 2014
    Helen Clark: Statement on International Volunteer Day (IVD)

    On International Volunteer Day 2014, UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark encourages everyone to participate in volunteer action, if and where they can, no matter how small, in order to make the world a better place for all

  • 05 Dec 2014
    International Volunteer Day 2014

    International Volunteer Day on 5 December is an opportunity to celebrate the crucial role that volunteers play in improving the lives of people around the world.

  • 01 Dec 2014
    UN Secretary-General’s Message on World AIDS Day

    The UN Secretary General highlights the progress made and says that a Fast Track approach is required to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

  • 01 Dec 2014
    Launch of National Toll Free AIDS Helpline on World AIDS Day

    The National AIDS Control Organisation, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare observed World AIDS Day 2014 at the Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. The National Toll Free AIDS Helpline, Digital Resource Centre and Supply Chain Management System was launched at the event. The event was co-hosted by the National AIDS Control Organisation, Delhi State AIDS Control Society, and the United Nations Development Programme.

  • 01 Dec 2014
    Helen Clark: Message on World AIDS Day

    As the post-2015 sustainable development goals take shape, the world has a clear choice: if we keep things as they are, HIV will continue to outrun the response, and we will not end AIDS as public health threat by 2030. If, however, defeating HIV remains a top priority and there is a rapid scale-up of evidence and right- based HIV responses, which leave no one behind and contribute to eradicating poverty, reducing exclusion and inequality, we can reach our goal for 2030

  • 25 Nov 2014
    UN Secretary-General’s Message on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

    “If we stand together in homes, communities, countries and internationally, we can challenge discrimination and impunity, and put a stop to the mind sets and customs that encourage, ignore or tolerate the global disgrace of violence against women and girls,” says UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

  • 25 Nov 2014
    UNDP Administrator Helen Clark's Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

    On International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark urges everyone to reconfirm the commitment to eradicate all forms of violence against women and ensure justice and support for survivors.

  • 12 Nov 2014
    India Pledges Support for UN Development Activities to Eradicate Poverty

    The Government of India has re-affirmed its commitment to development cooperation by pledging over US$ 9 million to UN development activities in 2015. India was among the 26 countries that have pledged USD 560 million in support of UN development activities for the next year.

  • 07 Nov 2014
    SAARC Statisticians Call for an Increased Investment in National Statistical Systems for Better Human Development in the Region

    An Outcome Statement released by statisticians from SAARC countries at the closing of the International Centre for Human Development's Study Week urges member states to increase investment in improving capacities of national statistical systems to better collect and analyze data on human development in these countries, which account for 23 percent of the world’s population. Such an investment will allow for a comparative monitoring of human development progress to help governments track progress, ensure effective monitoring and evaluation, and promote evidence-based decision making.

  • 03 Nov 2014
    Study Week: Accelerating Progress on SAARC Development Goals

    In a study week organized by the International Centre for Human Development, policy makers, statisticians, academicians and practitioners from the SAARC countries will identify the statistical bottlenecks in tracking the progress of SAARC Development Goals, brainstorm on the possible solutions to accelerate the SDGs and learn from country level experiences.

  • 30 Oct 2014
    UNDP Innovation Summit: Updating Development in Asia-Pacific

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) kicked off today a two-day interactive conference on innovative thinking. Its objective is to explore how innovation can help address development challenges in Asia and the Pacific, such as poverty, corruption, gender inequality, and environmental degradation.

  • 24 Oct 2014
    UN Secretary-General’s Message on United Nations Day

    On United Nations Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges everyone to reaffirm commitment towards empowering the marginalized and vulnerable.

  • 17 Oct 2014
    Message from UNDP Administrator Helen Clark to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    The theme for International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 'Leave no one behind: think, decide and act together against extreme poverty’ recognizes that social justice and equity are critical to eradicating extreme poverty. It focuses our attention on factors like gender, ethnicity, age, and geography, which may be influencing the distribution of progress.

  • 17 Oct 2014
    UN Secretary-General’s Message on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    On the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges everyone to act decisively together to eradicate poverty and build a sustainable, peaceful, prosperous and equitable future for all.

  • 13 Oct 2014
    UN Secretary-General’s Message on International Day for Disaster Reduction

    On the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges everyone to recognize the role of older men and women in fostering resilience.

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