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14 May 2012
New Delhi, 14 May 2012 - At a day-long consultation organized by UNDP, the Ministry of Rural Development and the Planning Commission, Jairam Ramesh, Minister of Rural Development calls for greater convergence between rural development programmes and sustainability.
13 May 2012
In recognition of outstanding efforts in biodiversity conservation, the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India and UNDP have instituted national awards in four categories- community stewardship, decentralized governance, co-management and protected areas. The award comprising INR 100,000 and citations will be given during the 11th Conference of Parties in October 2012.
10 May 2012
Jakarta -The Asia-Pacific Human Development Report 2012 ‘One Planet to Share: Sustaining Human Progress in a Changing Climate’ says that countries in Asia and the Pacific need to strike a balance between rising prosperity and rising emissions to address the issue of climate change.
25 Apr 2012
UNDP and National Institute of Administrative Research Sign Agreement on Leadership Development for the Civil Services
New Delhi: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the National Institute of Administrative Research (NIAR), Government of India, have signed a letter of agreement to enable the implementation of activities under the Pathways for an Inclusive Indian Administration (PIIA) project. Under this agreement, NIAR will establish a Leadership Development Cell which will undertake research to gather best practice from India and abroad, develop training materials and elaborate policy recommendations that will complement the National Training Policy. This initiative is one component of a wide ranging partnership between UNDP and the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions which aims at developing capacities for an inclusive and results-oriented civil service.
24 Apr 2012
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will visit India from 25 April 2012. During his three-day visit, the Secretary-General will meet with country’s senior political leadership to discuss current regional and international issues, and with business leaders committed to promoting the health of women and children. The Secretary-General will also visit health facilities to witness progress being made by communities in promoting health of women and children.
23 Apr 2012
Houston, Texas - United Nations Development Programme film 'Himalayan Meltdown' wins the prestigious Platinum Award in the broadcast documentary category at the 45th Annual Worldfest International Film Festival, which is the oldest independent film festival in the world.
20 Apr 2012
Date: 20 April 2012 | Venue: Madhya Pradesh | A workshop to disseminate findings and results of PAHELI (Peoples Assessment of Health, Education and Livelihood) was held in Rajgarh district of Madhya Pradesh on 20 April 2012. PAHELI is a community monitoring tool, rolled out as part of the Government of India-United Nations Joint Programme on Convergence, in eight districts of seven UNDAF states to monitor sectoral schemes and local progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals.
18 Apr 2012
Date: 18 April 2012 | Venue: New Delhi | The United Nations Development Programme, Centre for Equity and Zubaan organized launch of the book ‘The Fear that Stalks: Gender-based Violence in Public Spaces,’ edited by Sara Pilot and Lora Prabhu. The book was released by chief guest Indira Jaising, Additional Solicitor-General and Caitlin Wiesen, Country Director, UNDP India.
18 Apr 2012
Bangkok - Asia-Pacific cartoons depicting the effects of climate change on children, Chinese cities, the Pacific Islands and mangrove forests won a regional contest sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of France. Cartoonists from Bangladesh, China, India, Lao PDR, Palau, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines have been recognized on this year’s Earth Day for their original artwork depicting climate change and human development in Asia-Pacific countries.
16 Apr 2012
World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) 2012 - Plenary Session 3: “Networks – Connecting People”
Date: 16 - 18 April 2012 | Venue: New Delhi | The International Federation of Information Processing, in partnership with the Department of Information Technology, is organizing the 2012 World IT Forum (WITFOR), which features India’s development success in the IT sector. UNDP India, which has supported a range of project activities and implemented ICT projects with the Government and civil society partners, is a development partner of the WITFOR.
12 Apr 2012
Lecture Series - Capabilities and Human Development: The Critical Role of Social Institutions and Social Competencies
Date: 12 April 2012 | Venue: New Delhi | UNDP India has organized a series of lectures, which is envisioned as a platform for fostering debate and dialogue on a broad range of development concerns. The inaugural lecture was presented by Prof. Frances Stewart, an emeritus Professor of Development Economics at the University of Oxford and Director of Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity.
23 Mar 2012
New York - The Equator Initiative announced yesterday the names of twenty-five local community groups to receive the Equator Prize 2012 in recognition of their outstanding contributions to sustainable development. Among the winners that were selected from 812 nominations submitted by communities in 113 countries across the developing world, was India’s Shashwat group, a grassroots initiative that was developed in response to the displacement of Koli Mahadeo, Thakarsand Katkaris tribal peoples by construction of the Dimbhe dam.
22 Mar 2012
Urgent International Action Needed to Combat Social Inequalities and Environmental Risks, UN Secretary-General Tells Istanbul Forum
Istanbul - Social justice and environmental protection are equally urgent and intrinsically linked universal goals, with coordinated global action needed on both fronts at the UN’s ‘Rio+20’ Conference on Sustainable Development in June, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said at the first Global Human Development Forum here today.
17 Mar 2012
New Delhi - UNDP Administrator Helen Clark calls for more integrated policymaking that would address the three pillars of development – economic, social and environmental.Helen Clark concluded a five-day visit to India today.
17 Mar 2012
New Delhi - UNDP Administrator Helen Clark delivered the 12th D.T.Lakdawala Memorial Lecture on ‘Why Equity and Sustainability Matter for Human Development’ in New Delhi today.
14 Mar 2012
New Delhi - The first-ever India Human Development Awards Manav Vikas, which recognize excellence in India’s Human Development Reports, were announced and winners included districts from Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and West Bengal.
14 Mar 2012
Istanbul, 14 march 2012 - Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan of Turkey and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan will open discussions on March 22.
13 Mar 2012
New Delhi - UNDP and the Government of India will sign a Partnership Framework Agreement to strengthen cooperation between the two entities on South-South Cooperation by leveraging India’s development experience to accelerate sustainable development in other developing countries.
12 Mar 2012
New Delhi - UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark will visit India from 13 to 17 March.During her visit, Miss Clark will witness the signing of the Government of India-UNDP Partnership Framework Agreement that aims to enhance South-South cooperation; interact with women leaders; recognize India’s human development achievements and call on senior leaders.
08 Mar 2012
On International Women’s Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments, civil society and the private sector to commit to gender equality and the empowerment of women – as a fundamental human right and a force for the benefit of all.