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17 Dec 2014
Partnering Community-Led Organizations of the Socially Excluded: Towards Making Growth Just and Inclusive
Centre for Social Equity and Inclusion, with UNDP support, organized a consultation on ‘Partnering Community-Led Organizations of the Socially Excluded: Towards Making Growth Just and Inclusive’ to understand the constraints experienced by Dalit, Tribal and Muslim communities in participating and accessing development; analyzing current engagement of community led organizations from Dalit, Tribal and Muslim communities in promoting development work among these communities; and building strategies to strengthen these CLOs to enable their communities to access entitlements and schemes to overcome development inequalities.
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.
01 Mar 2014
United Nations Public Lecture: The Invisible Workers: Rights, Justice and Dignity for Domestic Workers
ILO India in collaboration with the United Nations in India is organizing a public lecture as part of UN’s Public Lecture Series on 1 March 2014 at the SCOPE Convention Centre, SCOPE Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi. The lecture titled ‘The Invisible Workers: Rights, Justice and Dignity for Domestic Workers’ will be delivered by Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University. The lecture will also be webcast live on our website.
17 Dec 2013
Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP met Dr. Mihir Shah, Member Planning Commission
16 Dec 2013
Meeting with Navtej Sarna, Additional Secretary, International Organisation and Political, Ministry of External Affairs
Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP meets with Mr. Navtej Sarna, Additional Secretary, International Organisation and Political, Ministry of External Affairs
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.
16 Oct 2013
Eliminating hunger involves investments in agriculture, rural development, decent work, social protection and equality of opportunity. It will make a major contribution to peace and stability and to the reduction of poverty. It will contribute to better nutrition for all – especially women from the beginning of pregnancy and children under the age of two.
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.
19 Aug 2013
A roundtable to discuss the State of the Sector Report (SOS) report– Microfinance, a report that covers not only the status of microfinance in India but also the issues, innovations, models and practices involved in the sector, was organized by the Microfinance Community of the Solution Exchange, United Nations.
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.
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.
12 Oct 2012
Rebeca Grynspan, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNDP Associate Administrator is on nine-day mission to India between 10-18 October 2012. During her visit, she met Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations on 12 October in New Delhi.
23 Feb 2012
Date: 23 February, 2012 | Venue: New Delhi | A joint workshop organized by the Emmanuel Hospital Association and UNDP examined learnings from a joint project on strengthening the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY) through community mobilization and sensitization of hospital staff in meeting the healthcare needs of RSBY cardholders.
11 Nov 2011
On 11 November 2011 (11.11.11), people across the world participating in the ‘One Day on Earth’ project captured an unprecedented global video snapshot of a single 24-hour period. The videos below highlight stories of joy and struggles of everyday life from our project locations across India as captured on 11.11.11.
17 Aug 2011
Expert Group Consultation on the Gender Issues in the Microfinance Institutions (Development and Regulation) Draft Bill 2011
Date: 17 August, 2011 | Venue: New Delhi | Organized by: UNDP, Gender Community
04 May 2011
Date: 04 May 2011 |Venue: New Delhi | Organised by: Association for Rehabilitation Under National Trust Initiative of Marketing in partnership with National Skill Development Corporation, National Trust & UNDP India
24 Feb 2011
13th Annual Mahbub ul Haq Memorial Inter-School Debate on “In South Asia high growth rates alone will not ensure elimination of inequality”
Date: 24 February, 2011 | Venue: New Delhi | Organised by: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation.
02 Feb 2011
Annual Mahbub ul Haq Memorial Inter-School Debate on “Rich are responsible for climate change, but poor suffer"
Date: 02 February, 2011 | Venue: New Delhi | Supported by: UNDP India and the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation