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05 Dec 2013
Nelson Mandela was a singular figure on the global stage -- a man of quiet dignity and towering achievement, a giant for justice and a down-to-earth human inspiration.
25 Nov 2013
On International Day to End Violence against Women, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges people to recommit to preventing and halting all forms of violence against women and girls.
25 Nov 2013
Violence Against Women is not Acceptable and can be Prevented: UNDP Calls for Renewed Efforts to End Gender-Based Violence
On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark calls for law enforcement and judicial systems to work together with governments, civil society and international partners to tackle the root causes of violence against women, support victims, and bring perpetrators to justice.
25 Nov 2013
Impunity and Immunity in Cases of Violence Against Women Continue to be the Norm, says Indira Jaising, India’s Additional Solicitor General
Delivering the inaugural United Nations Public Lecture, Ms. Indira Jaising, Additional Solicitor-General of the Supreme Court of India, urged authorities to help survivors of sexual assault to navigate the criminal justice system.
25 Nov 2013
Recognizing the success of a Ministry of Steel partnership with UNDP in helping small-scale steel re-rolling units reduce energy consumption by up to 30 percent, a new project will expand this partnership across the country. The scale-up is being supported by the Ministry of Steel, UNDP and the Australian Agency for International Development.
11 Nov 2013
Swedish and Indian Companies Explore Business Models that Include the Poor as Consumers, Producers and Suppliers
Leading Swedish and Indian companies explore business models that include the poor as consumers, producers and suppliers during the Sweden-India Nobel Memorial week.
29 Oct 2013
New Centre for Human Development can be a Powerful Platform to Further South-South Engagement on Human Development
“Ideas can be transported across countries,” says Ajay Chhibber, Director General for Independent Evaluation at the Planning Commission. “The International Centre for Human Development can become a platform for south-south exchange and will allow countries to share examples of what has worked in other contexts,” he added.
17 Oct 2013
On International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges nations to do more to listen and act for people living in poverty, particularly the indigenous people, the older persons and those living with disabilities, the unemployed, migrants and minorities.
17 Oct 2013
World leaders meeting a few weeks ago at the UN Special Event on the Millennium Development Goals underscored their commitment “to free humanity from poverty and hunger as a matter of urgency.”
16 Oct 2013
On World Food Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges nations to aim for achieving zero hunger in our lifetimes for one and all.
13 Oct 2013
On International Day for Disaster Reduction, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges all nations to do everything possible to ensure that all persons with disabilities have the highest possible levels of safety and the greatest possible chance to contribute to the overall wellbeing of society.
24 Sep 2013
Global leaders urgently call for the continued need to accelerate progress to address widening disparities
16 Sep 2013
On International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commends all who have made the Montreal Protocol an outstanding example of international cooperation. He also urges governments, industry, civil society and other partners to apply the same spirit to the other great environment and development challenges of our times.
15 Sep 2013
On International Day of Democracy, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on leaders to hear, respect and respond appropriately to the voices of the people, whether expressed directly or through elected representatives. He also calls on the world’s citizens to think about how they can use their voice to not only take control of their destiny, but to translate their desires and the desires of others into a better future for all.
12 Sep 2013
On United Nations Day for South-South cooperation, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on partners to redouble their efforts to harness the wealth of knowledge, expertise and development thinking in the Global South.
11 Sep 2013
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) launched its Asia-Pacific Regional Report ‘Leveraging Change for Better Lives’ in New York today, highlighting a string of successful programmes implemented between 2008 and 2012 in the region.
11 Sep 2013
A training workshop to build capacities of state nodal officers in implementing the ambitious Rashtriya Bal Swathya Karyakaram (RBSK), a Child Health Screening and Early Intervention Services Programme, was organized today by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
08 Sep 2013
On World Literacy Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges all countries to make education and literacy national priorities and to work with partners across society to advance Millennium Development Goals.
05 Sep 2013
On International Day of Charity, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on people everywhere, of all ages, to act on the charitable impulse that resides in every human being.
02 Sep 2013
“Working Together to Build an Inclusive, Sustainable and Resilient Asia-Pacific”: UN Development Chief for Asia and the Pacific
Mr. Haoliang Xu assumes his role as the new Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today.My new assignment as head of UNDP operation in Asia-Pacific gives me an opportunity to work with our partners to bring together all the threads of MDGs in the region to build an inclusive, sustainable and resilient Asia-Pacific,” Mr. Xu said in his first meeting with the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific staff at UNDP headquarters in New York.