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07 Mar 2013
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark called for scaled-up efforts globally to stop violence against women, calling it a weapon of war in much of the world and a major obstacle to equality and development.
05 Mar 2013
The Global Healthcare Waste Management project, implemented by UNDP in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India and funded by the Global Environment Facility, is helping promote best practices in healthcare waste management and mercury waste management in the King George’s Medical University in Lucknow, India. The hospital has been able to reduce the amount of infectious waste generated by 80 percent due to proper segregation, transportation and treatment of waste practices.
01 Mar 2013
The Government of India and UNDP have signed a new Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) in support of the Government’s efforts to promote rapid, inclusive, sustainable development that benefits the most excluded through partnerships with Central Ministries, state governments and civil society.
20 Feb 2013
On World Day of Social Justice, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments to intensify their efforts to achieve a more inclusive, equitable and sustainable development path built on dialogue, transparency and social justice.
14 Feb 2013
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments across the world to take concrete action to end violence against women and build a world where all live free from harassment and fear.
11 Feb 2013
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments to invest more in water and harness the best technologies and share the best practices to get more crop per drop.
01 Feb 2013
‘The world can’t miss the opportunity to make access to energy a global goal,” said Lise Grande, United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative at the Consultation on Sustainable Energy, organized as part of the 13th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013, ‘The Global Challenge of Resource Efficient Growth and Development,’ supported by UNDP.
04 Jan 2013
The Ministry of Rural Development, with support from UNDP have released a report ‘Greening Rural Development in India’. The report presents strategies for inclusive rural development embodying the principles of environmental sustainability.
04 Jan 2013
Amartya Sen Supports Anti Rape Protests, Says Dalit Women have Undergone Real Violence for a Very Long Time
“The post-2015 agenda needs to return to the principles of human rights and justice, peace and democracy as enshrined in the Millennium Declaration” said Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen at the official launch of International Centre on Human Development.
21 Dec 2012
The United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared the decade 2014 2024 as the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All, underscoring the importance of energy issues for sustainable development and for the elaboration of the post-2015 development agenda.
09 Dec 2012
On International Anti-Corruption Day, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark urges governments, civil society, private sector, the media, public and the youth to prevent and combat corruption at all levels to ensure a world that is just and equitable for all.
09 Dec 2012
On International Anti-Corruption Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on everyone to work towards a sustainable future where corruption is rejected and equal opportunities for all are created.
07 Dec 2012
UNV launched its flagship publication on Volunteerism, ‘Volunteering in India: Contexts, Perspectives and Discourses’ for promoting the value addition that volunteers bring to national development priorities. The publication presents the viewpoints and experiences of eminent people and volunteers from different disciplines on the ethos, tradition and diversity of volunteering in the Indian Context.
05 Dec 2012
On International Volunteer Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon applauds all people who volunteer each year to prevent conflicts, help societies recover from fighting, promote sustainable development, assist in crisis situations and carry out numerous other projects for the greater good.
03 Dec 2012
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments to eliminate discrimination and exclusion against persons with disability, and to create societies that value diversity and inclusion.
01 Dec 2012
On World AIDS Day, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark urges nations to sustain the effort to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, and accelerate action to reduce inequality and promote human rights.
01 Dec 2012
On World AIDS Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges nations to intensify efforts to prevent any new HIV infections or AIDS-related deaths, and eliminate stigma and discrimination that increase risk for vulnerable populations.
29 Nov 2012
Technology Set to make Direct Benefits Transfers from Government to People more Efficient and Transparent
A day-long international workshop, organized by the Ministry of Rural Development and UNDP, identified recommendations to enhance efficiency in government to people payments through direct benefits transfers, particularly wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Programme and other social assistance programmes.
29 Nov 2012
A new online portal allows open, comprehensive public access to data on UNDP's work in 177 countries and territories, fulfilling a commitment to full transparency by 2013 above and beyond international standards.
28 Nov 2012
Samuel Eto’o of Cameroon, Djalma Feitosa Dia of Brazil, Fernando Hierro of Spain and Fernando Couto of Portugal joined the already star-studded team which will play in UNDP’s 10th Annual Match Against Poverty in Porto Alegre.