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20 Jan 2015
An exhibition of over 150 photos celebrating India’s vibrant democracy and historic moments from the country's national elections in 2014 was inaugurated by H S Brahma, Chief Election Commissioner, Election Commission of India and Jaco Cilliers, Resident Representative a.i. and Country Director, UNDP. Organized by the Election Commission of India, with UNDP support, the National Voters’ Festival aims to enhance electoral participation ahead of elections to Delhi's state assembly scheduled for February 2015.
12 Jan 2015
Delivering the 13th Sapru House-UN Lecture on "India and the United Nations in a Changing Word", hosted by the Indian Council for World Affairs (ICWA) on 12 January 2015, Ban Ki-moon touched upon a wide spectrum of India-UN relationship including terrorism, nuclear responsibility, women's rights and sustainable development.
10 Dec 2014
Government of India and UNDP Media Fellowships on Decentralized Planning - 2015 (Deadline Extended to 10 January 2015)
The Planning Commission, Government of India (GoI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) invite applications from journalists working or willing to work in Madhya Pradesh and Odisha for a Media Fellowship Programme on Decentralized Planning. This Fellowship Programme is being managed by OneWorld Foundation India.
07 Oct 2014
The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India (GoI) in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hosted the “International Symposium on Excellence in Public Service / Public Administration” from 7- 8th October, 2014.
22 May 2014
Winners of the second India Biodiversity Awards will be announced on 22 May, on the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity.
08 May 2014
United Nations India is organizing a panel discussion on universal health coverage in India on 8 May from 5:00 - 6:30 pm.
08 Mar 2014
Celebrated annually on 8 March, the 2014 theme for International Women’s Day is: “Equality for women is progress for all”.
17 Dec 2013
Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP met with Mr. Jairam Ramesh, Minister of Rural Development, Government of India. UNDP and the Ministry of Rural Development have signed a letter of collaboration in support of rural employment and livelihood programmes during the 12th Five-Year Plan of the Government of India (2013-2017).
17 Dec 2013
Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP met with Mr. V. Kishore Chandra Deo, Minister of Tribal Affairs and Panchayati Raj. UNDP has partnered with the Ministry of Panchayati Raj to strengthen the capacities of elected representatives and officials, institutions and processes at various levels.
17 Dec 2013
Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP met Dr. Mihir Shah, Member Planning Commission
16 Dec 2013
Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP meets with and Ms. Anita Kaul, Secretary, Department of Justice
14 Dec 2013
On day two of his visit, Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP visited the work site of the world’s largest employment guarantee scheme, MGNREGA in Rajasthan.
14 Dec 2013
On day two of his visit, Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP meets with Margaret Alva, the Governor of Rajasthan.
13 Dec 2013
On day one of his visit, Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP met with Arun Maira, Member, Planning Commission.
19 Nov 2013
A consultation to share best practices on personnel recruitment at local government level aimed at strengthening the capacity of panchayati raj institutions and training institutions was organized on 19 November 2013.
30 Sep 2013
The private sector has an important role to play in making the world a better place, because they are not only accountable to their shareholders, but also to society. With only two years left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, the Confederation of Indian Industry brought together representatives from the Indian corporate sector to discuss progress on MDGs and how corporates could contribute.
11 Jan 2013
A day-long brainstorming session, to provide crucial inputs to the draft framework which helps understand and define competency in the Indian Civil Services, was organized by UNDP in partnership with the Government of India. The draft competency framework developed as part of the PIIA project, a joint collaboration between UNDP and the Government of India, is being implemented by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Ministry of Personal, Public Grievances and Pensions (MoP). A key objective is to support the shift towards the Competency-based Human Resource Management of the Indian Civil Services.
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.
13 Oct 2012
Rebeca Grynspan, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNDP Associate Administrator met Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India on 13 October 2012 in New Delhi.
12 Oct 2012
UNDP - Ministry of Rural Development Sign Letter of Intent on Governance and Livelihood Security for Tribal Development
Jairam Ramesh, Minister of Rural Development and Lise Grande, UNDP Resident Representative signed a Letter of Intent today to collaborate on governance and livelihood security for tribal development. The Letter of Intent was signed in the presence of UN Under Secretary General and UNDP Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan.