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05 Dec 2012
On International Volunteer Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon applauds all people who volunteer each year to prevent conflicts, help societies recover from fighting, promote sustainable development, assist in crisis situations and carry out numerous other projects for the greater good.
03 Dec 2012
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments to eliminate discrimination and exclusion against persons with disability, and to create societies that value diversity and inclusion.
01 Dec 2012
On World AIDS Day, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark urges nations to sustain the effort to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, and accelerate action to reduce inequality and promote human rights.
01 Dec 2012
On World AIDS Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges nations to intensify efforts to prevent any new HIV infections or AIDS-related deaths, and eliminate stigma and discrimination that increase risk for vulnerable populations.
29 Nov 2012
Technology Set to make Direct Benefits Transfers from Government to People more Efficient and Transparent
A day-long international workshop, organized by the Ministry of Rural Development and UNDP, identified recommendations to enhance efficiency in government to people payments through direct benefits transfers, particularly wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Programme and other social assistance programmes.
29 Nov 2012
A new online portal allows open, comprehensive public access to data on UNDP's work in 177 countries and territories, fulfilling a commitment to full transparency by 2013 above and beyond international standards.
28 Nov 2012
Samuel Eto’o of Cameroon, Djalma Feitosa Dia of Brazil, Fernando Hierro of Spain and Fernando Couto of Portugal joined the already star-studded team which will play in UNDP’s 10th Annual Match Against Poverty in Porto Alegre.
25 Nov 2012
The Secretary-General Message on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
On International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments to help end all forms of violence against women and girls in all parts of the world
23 Nov 2012
Eight State Governments Lead the Way in Strengthening Accountability towards Speedy Delivery of Public Services
The consultation organized by the Odisha government, UNDP and the World Bank focused on sharing experiences with the Right to Service Act implemented in 14 Indian states towards enabling citizen-centric public service delivery.
21 Nov 2012
Competency-based Human Resource Management – A Step Towards an Outcome Oriented and Citizen Centric Public Administration
A day-long consultation, organized by UNDP and Government of India examined approaches to introducing competency-based human resource management in India’s public administration.
17 Nov 2012
A two-day international conference to share best practices and strengthen the capacity of institutions to improve access to legal aid for the poor and marginalized was organized by UNDP and the Department of Justice in the Government of India.
17 Nov 2012
Equitable Access to Justice: Legal Empowerment, Legal Aid and Making it work for the Poor and Marginalised
UNDP organized an international conference to share good practices and innovative approaches to enabling legal empowerment and securing legal aid for poor communities. At the conference, two knowledge products- a training manual for judges on laws and issues related to marginalized communities; and user manual on Forest Rights Act and Panchayat (Extension to Scheduled Areas Act, 1996) were also released.
15 Nov 2012
The Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India and UNDP have signed a Charter of Collaboration to promote an integrated approach to empowering women in the country.
13 Nov 2012
Global challenges such as pandemics, refugees flows, transnational crime, and climate change demand updated global institutions fit for the 21st Century, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark said Tuesday.
08 Nov 2012
At a lecture at the World Affairs Council in San Francisco, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark examined different global drivers of change – demographic, environmental, economic, and geopolitical, and the policy choices needed to ensure that the world is more equitable and sustainable in 2050.
07 Nov 2012
At a lecture at Stanford University, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark outlines ways in which climate change is affecting development and the disconnection between the scale of the climate change challenge and the slow progress on multilateral efforts to address it.
05 Nov 2012
The Planning Commission and UNDP have launched a unique knowledge portal http://www.nrcddp.org/ which brings together all the necessary guidelines and best practice processes required for undertaking participatory decentralized planning at district, block and village levels. The portal is run by the National Resource Cell for Decentralized District Planning (NRCDPP), a joint initiative by the Planning Commission and UNDP as part of the Government of India-UNDP on Convergence which promotes decentralized and convergent planning and development in the country.
25 Oct 2012
Asian Filmmakers and Researchers win UNDP Fellowships for Local Solutions to Address Climate and Poverty Problems
United Nations Development Programme recognizes journalists from Viet Nam and India and researchers from Bangladesh and Iran for their work on climate change, poverty, and environment; and themes central to progress on sustainable human development.
18 Oct 2012
UNDP has unveiled a new global strategy to protect biodiversity that calls for a significant scaling up of investments in 100 countries by 2020. As part of the strategy, UNDP will work with national governments to protect biodiversity and manage ecosystems across 1.4 billion hectares of land and bodies of water.
18 Oct 2012
The Next Generation of Biodiversity Governance Models across the World can Emerge from the Knowledge of Existing Approaches in India, Says a New UNDP Report
A new UNDP report says that the next generation of biodiversity governance models across the world can emerge from the knowledge of existing approaches in India. It also calls for adopting a landscape approach to biodiversity governance, which will allow extensive ecosystems, and not just the smaller protected parts of it, to thrive.