Signing of Partnership Agreement between Government of India and UNDP

13 Mar 2012

New Delhi - UNDP and the Government of India will sign a Partnership Framework Agreement to strengthen cooperation between the two entities on South-South Cooperation by leveraging India’s development experience to accelerate sustainable development in other developing countries.

DATE: 14 March 2012
TIME: 12.30 PM
VENUE: Hyderabad House, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi.

(Photo opportunity; Media entry from gate no. 3 K.G. Marg)

The UNDP Administrator Helen Clark will also call on Minister of External Affairs, Shri
S.M. Krishna

DATE: 14 March 2012
TIME: 5.00 PM
VENUE: South Block, Gate 4

(Photo opportunity)

Please carry your PIB cards to ensure entry. Media is requested to arrive one hour before the events.
For more details, please see the media advisory on the Ministry of External Affairs website at: http://www.mea.gov.in/mystart.php?id=530619116

About UNDP:
UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. With offices in more than 160 countries and territories, we offer global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.

About UNDP Administrator Helen Clark:
Helen Clark became the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme in April 2009, and is the first woman to lead the organization. She is also the Chair of the United Nations Development Group, a committee consisting of the heads of all UN funds, programmes and departments working on development issues. Prior to her appointment with UNDP, Helen Clark served for nine years as Prime Minister of New Zealand, serving three successive terms from 1999 - 2008. Throughout her tenure as Prime Minister, Helen Clark engaged widely in policy development and advocacy across the international, economic, social and cultural spheres. Helen Clark is on a visit to India between 13 – 17 March 2012.

Contact Information

Surekha Subarwal – +91 9810153924; surekha.subarwal@undp.org

Nandita Surendran – +91 9810084776; nandita.surendran@undp.org

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