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04 Jan 2013
The newly established International Centre for Human Development, a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of India, was officially launched at an event held on 4 January 2013 in New Delhi. As one of the chief architects of the Human Development approach, Prof. Amartya Sen delivered the inaugural lecture.
04 Jan 2013
Amartya Sen Supports Anti Rape Protests, Says Dalit Women have Undergone Real Violence for a Very Long Time
“The post-2015 agenda needs to return to the principles of human rights and justice, peace and democracy as enshrined in the Millennium Declaration” said Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen at the official launch of International Centre on Human Development.
21 Dec 2012
The United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared the decade 2014 2024 as the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All, underscoring the importance of energy issues for sustainable development and for the elaboration of the post-2015 development agenda.
18 Dec 2012
For the next phase of the national AIDS response (2013-2017), mainstreaming and social protection continue to be the key strategies for risk reduction, integration and impact mitigation. To build on the collective strengths and to take the agenda forward for an effective AIDS response, a two day inter-ministerial conference is being jointly organized by NACO and UNDP on 18-19 December 2012.
12 Dec 2012
The videos, shot on 12.12.12 from different parts of India, as part of the Global One Day on Earth project, highlight the impact of UNDP India’s projects on the lives of the poor and the marginalized. The videos document the countless stories of hope and fear that take place in their lives each and every day.
09 Dec 2012
On International Anti-Corruption Day, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark urges governments, civil society, private sector, the media, public and the youth to prevent and combat corruption at all levels to ensure a world that is just and equitable for all.
09 Dec 2012
On International Anti-Corruption Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on everyone to work towards a sustainable future where corruption is rejected and equal opportunities for all are created.
07 Dec 2012
UNV launched its flagship publication on Volunteerism, ‘Volunteering in India: Contexts, Perspectives and Discourses’ for promoting the value addition that volunteers bring to national development priorities. The publication presents the viewpoints and experiences of eminent people and volunteers from different disciplines on the ethos, tradition and diversity of volunteering in the Indian Context.
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.