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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.
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.
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.
14 May 2012
Workshop on “Towards Greening Rural Development Programmes in India: Lessons from International & National Experience"
Date: 14 April 2012 | Venue: New Delhi | UNDP in collaboration with the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India and the Planning Commission is organizing a workshop on ‘Towards Greening Rural Development Programmes in India: Lessons from International & National Experience” to discuss different experiences, both global and national, and lessons learnt on integrating environmental considerations in rural development programmes.
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.
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.