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12 Oct 2012
Consultation on The Changing Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in Creating a Sustainable Future
A roundtable consultation on the changing role of corporate social responsibility in creating a sustainable future was held in New Delhi on 12 October 2012. During the consultation, Rebeca Grynspan, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNDP Associate Administrator stressed on the scope and need for partnerships as a way for the industry to work cohesively towards a defined and important set of issues that, in turn, respond to the most pressing development challenges. Many leading corporations such as TATA, Biocon, Bharti and Mahindra presented key learnings from their initiatives on the ground in the field of education, community health, financial inclusion, women empowerment and sustainability while working with the most marginalized and excluded communities.
12 Oct 2012
Rebeca Grynspan, UN Under Secretary General and UNDP Associate Administrator meets Farooq Abdullah, Minister of New and Renewable Energy in New Delhi. Ms. Grynspan was on a nine day visit to India between October 10 – 19, 2012.
11 Oct 2012
Election Commission of India and United Nations Development Programme Sign MoU to Support Electoral and Democratic Practices
The Election Commission of India and UNDP have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in election management, particularly for supporting elections and democratic process in other countries. The MoU was signed by Lise Grande, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative and Akshay Rout, Director General, Election Commission in the presence of V.S. Sampath, Chief Election Commissioner and Rebeca Grynspan, UN Under Secretary General and UNDP Associate Administrator.
11 Oct 2012
Rebeca Grynspan, UNDP Associate Administrator meets Kishore Chandra Deo, Minister of Tribal Affairs and Panchayati Raj
During the meeting, Kishore Chandra Deo said, “We’re looking forward to a five-year partnership with UNDP and technical assistance on issues of tribal development.”
11 Oct 2012
Rebeca Grynspan, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNDP Associate Administrator meets with Kapil Sibal, the Minister of Human Resource Development and the Minister of Communications and Information Technology
During the meeting, Kapil Sibal requested UNDP to assist in popularizing the concept of human development through the use of information technology especially among young students.
09 Oct 2012
UNDP’s session in international seminar on energy access focused on on ‘Access to Modern Energy’ presented case studies from around the world to demonstrate the feasibility of provision of clean energy for livelihoods to the ‘energy poor’.
08 Oct 2012
UNDP will continue to support efforts by nations and communities to mainstream biodiversity conservation into the development agenda through discussions at the eleventh Conference of Parties (CoP 11) in Hyderabad. UN Under-Secretary-General and UNDP Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan, who is on a nine-day mission to India between 10-18 October 2012, will address delegates of CoP 11 on 17 October.
01 Oct 2012
Publish What You Fund ranked UNDP in the top 10 among 72 organizations in its 2012 Aid Transparency Index, noting that the UN’s lead development agency is an original International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) signatory.
26 Sep 2012
orld leaders today called for a continued, united front in order to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), highlighting the need to ramp up global efforts to eradicate poverty and empower the world’s most vulnerable people to create a more equitable, sustainable world.
26 Sep 2012
Informal or traditional justice systems resolve up to 80 percent of disputes in some countries and must be integrated into broader development initiatives aimed at guaranteeing human rights and access to justice for all, according to a new UN study released today.
25 Sep 2012
Public consultation in more than 50 developing countries will be part of a global process to ensure citizens’ views underpin the design of a post-2015 human development agenda, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said today.
20 Sep 2012
It will take 50 years for gender balance to be achieved in Asia-Pacific national legislatures if the increase in women’s participation in parliaments remains at the current pace, says a UN Development Programme (UNDP) study released this week.
16 Sep 2012
On International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlights the role of the Montreal Protocol in protecting the ozone layer and the environment, and in pursuing an inclusive green economy.
15 Sep 2012
On International Day of Democracy, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments across the world to develop global and local initiatives to impart democracy education to its citizens.
12 Sep 2012
On United Nations Day of South-South Cooperation, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark says the policies, skills, and technical expertise originating from countries in the South are often the best suited to meeting development challenges faced by others in the South.
12 Sep 2012
On United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pledges to strengthen support for collaboration among countries in the global South, which has the potential to balance growth and equity on a global scale.
06 Sep 2012
Madhya Pradesh to Set Up Over 600 Model Gram Panchayats: Model Gram Panchayats Based on Criteria Developed by UNDP Project
In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the state government of Madhya Pradesh has decided to set up 600 model gram panchayats in the state by the end of the year. The panchayats will be based on 12 parameters developed as part of a joint UNDP-Government of India partnership on capacity development for local governance.
06 Sep 2012
In partnership with the National Institute of Administrative Research, the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration and the Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India, a multi-stakeholder seminar has been organized to take forward the agenda of leadership development for better governance in the country.
22 Aug 2012
Ministry of Human Resource Development, Indian Institute of Advanced Study and UNDP will support South-South collaboration on ways to integrate human development analysis and approaches in development strategies through establishing an International Centre for Human Development in India.
20 Aug 2012
The outcome document of June’s “Rio+20” UN Conference on Sustainable Development reinforced global commitment to tackle social, economic and environmental challenges together , Helen Clark, former New Zealand Prime Minister and current head of the UNDP, said today.