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24 Oct 2011
On this day, 66 years ago, the United Nations was born.In a few days from now, world’s seventh billionth person will be born. On this occasion, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that it is imperative for us, seven billion strong, to stand united to build a better world.
24 Oct 2011
Inclusive Development Strategies will Require More Inclusive Growth Processes, say participants of a UNDP-Planning Commission Consultation in New Delhi
New Delhi - A two-day consultation organised by the Planning Commission and the United Nations Development Programme aimed to arrive at a conceptual understanding of inclusive growth and the key determinants of an inclusive growth framework that can guide countries, development agencies and communities in the coming years.
17 Oct 2011
Despite progress made on alleviating poverty, many still live in fear.On International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that a global development meltdown can be avoided by putting people at the centre of our work.
15 Oct 2011
More than 100 million people could be lifted out of poverty if rural women had the same access to productive resources as men. The Secretary General’s message reminds us of the importance of investing in women.
13 Oct 2011
On International Disaster Risk Reduction day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that reducing risks from disasters should be an everyday concern for everybody.
07 Oct 2011
New York - UNDP salutes the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize awardees-Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee of Liberia, and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen-for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and their rights to participate in peace building.
03 Oct 2011
On World Habitat Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments to focus greater attention on addressing climate change in the world’s cities and beyond to achieve a more sustainable.
02 Oct 2011
On International Day of Non-Violence, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments to re-commit to supporting non-violence to build peaceful and stable societies.
26 Sep 2011
Geneva/Hamburg - UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane will play the ninth annual Football match in support of the Horn of Africa famine relief in Hamburg, Germany on the 13th December 2011.
16 Sep 2011
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on all stakeholders including industry to commit to reducing the use of hydrofluorocarbons, a highly potent greenhouse gas that can significantly contribute to rising emissions and climate change.
15 Sep 2011
New York - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments across the world to redouble their efforts to support all people, particularly the youth in making democracy a working reality.
15 Sep 2011
New Delhi - A first-ever study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reveals that the performance of individual states in the Human Development Index (HDI) hides significant inequalities in attainment within states. The Human Development Index of Madhya Pradesh suffers highest loss in value from inequality
14 Sep 2011
New York - UNDP launches a new guidebook ‘Blending Climate Finance through National Climate Funds’ aimed at helping decision-makers in developing countries to better take advantage of the billions pledged to address climate change.
08 Sep 2011
This year’s commemoration of International Literacy Day titled ‘Literacy and Peace’ is a reminder of the reality that critical tasks of preventing violence, calming tensions and ending conflicts demand attention to the fundamental aspect of human dignity.
05 Sep 2011
Zee News Launches My Earth My Duty Campaign - Let’s Plant Hope - Nation’s Largest Climate Change Awareness Drive
New Delh - UNDP and United Nations Volunteers join a national awareness on climate change campaign “My Earth, My Duty” launched by Zee News.
05 Sep 2011
UNDP and NIAR Sign USD 500,000 Agreement to Strengthen Training of Officials on Climate Change Issues
New Delhi - The UNDP, NIAR, AusAID partner to support of national efforts to address climate change through strengthening the training of government officials.
31 Aug 2011
UNDP Goodwill Ambassador, the world’s top female player, Marta Vieira da Silva kicks off a three-day visit to Sierra Leone to highlight the country’s efforts to empower women.
- 29 Aug 2011
23 Aug 2011
While social protection mechanisms in India have typically focused on people living below the poverty line (BPL), people living with HIV (PLHIV) may require protection irrespective of their BPL status. This was one of the key messages emanating from a day-long panel discussion on HIV Sensitive Social Protection organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) in New Delhi today.
23 Aug 2011
Date: 23 August 2011 | Venue: New Delhi | Organized by: UNDP, NACO