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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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
01 Aug 2012
The National Design Competition 2012 recognized creative and innovative interpretations by young people of the diversity of medicinal plants.
09 Jul 2012
UNDP India, in partnership with the Naz Foundation International Project DIVA and Center for Legal Aid and Rights is organizing a roundtable discussion ‘Judgment on Section 377: The Road Ahead’ to mark the third anniversary of the Delhi High Court’s landmark judgment to repeal Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalized homosexuality.
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.
13 May 2012
In recognition of outstanding efforts in biodiversity conservation, the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India and UNDP have instituted national awards in four categories- community stewardship, decentralized governance, co-management and protected areas. The award comprising INR 100,000 and citations will be given during the 11th Conference of Parties in October 2012.
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.
18 Apr 2012
Date: 18 April 2012 | Venue: New Delhi | The United Nations Development Programme, Centre for Equity and Zubaan organized launch of the book ‘The Fear that Stalks: Gender-based Violence in Public Spaces,’ edited by Sara Pilot and Lora Prabhu. The book was released by chief guest Indira Jaising, Additional Solicitor-General and Caitlin Wiesen, Country Director, UNDP India.
16 Apr 2012
World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) 2012 - Plenary Session 3: “Networks – Connecting People”
Date: 16 - 18 April 2012 | Venue: New Delhi | The International Federation of Information Processing, in partnership with the Department of Information Technology, is organizing the 2012 World IT Forum (WITFOR), which features India’s development success in the IT sector. UNDP India, which has supported a range of project activities and implemented ICT projects with the Government and civil society partners, is a development partner of the WITFOR.
12 Apr 2012
Lecture Series - Capabilities and Human Development: The Critical Role of Social Institutions and Social Competencies
Date: 12 April 2012 | Venue: New Delhi | UNDP India has organized a series of lectures, which is envisioned as a platform for fostering debate and dialogue on a broad range of development concerns. The inaugural lecture was presented by Prof. Frances Stewart, an emeritus Professor of Development Economics at the University of Oxford and Director of Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity.
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.
03 Feb 2012
Date: 03 February, 2012 | Venue: New Delhi |A national public-private partnership meet on Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) was organized by the National Rural Livelihoods Mission, Ministry of Rural Development in partnership with UNDP.
14 Jan 2012
Date: 14 January 2012 | Venue: New Delhi | Organized by: the Department of Economic Affairs, Government of India and UNDP
09 Dec 2011
Date: 09 December 2011 | Venue: UN Conference Hall, New Delhi