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27 May 2013
Marrakesh – Africa’s agricultural, mining and energy resources could boost the continent’s economic growth and pave the way for a breakthrough in human development, according to the African Economic Outlook 2013, released today.
27 May 2013
Addis Ababa – Converting Africa’s impressive economic performance over the past decade into greater gains on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remains a primary challenge for Africa, according to a new report.
26 May 2013
Addis Ababa – An optimistic future for Sub-Saharan Africa with higher levels of human development is possible through greater engagement with other regions of the South, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark underlined during a side event at the African Union Summit today.
24 May 2013
Lomé/New York — A delegation of 36 African countries meeting in Togo has condemned the continued use of cluster bombs worldwide and urged all African nations to sign up to an international ban.
15 May 2013
Brussels - International partners today pledged to support Mali’s political transition and development process, at a conference organized jointly by France and the European Union.
10 May 2013
Creating business and market opportunities for Africa’s poor key to advancing sustainable development, says UNDP report
Cape Town – Involving low-income communities in markets and businesses across Africa is essential for economic growth to translate into sustainable development, according to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report released today.
15 Apr 2013
Bonn, 15 April 2013 – As part of their work to support African nations along a low-emission path to development, partner UN agencies, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) and the World Bank group are hosting the fifth Africa Carbon Forum in Cote d’Ivoire, on 3-5 July 2013.
04 Apr 2013
New York/Maputo – Some 400,000 residents of Mozambique will gain access to clean, locally produced cooking fuel following a commitment by Danish company Novozymes to the Business Call to Action (BCtA).
03 Apr 2013
Japan thanked for US$215.3 m contribution for crisis prevention and recovery, poverty alleviation and governance in 22 countries
Tokyo – The Government of Japan has contributed US$215.3 million towards the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) work in restoring peace and stability, reducing disaster risk, fighting poverty and improving governance in countries in transition throughout Africa, Asia, the Arab States and the Caribbean.
27 Mar 2013
New York—Hundreds of thousands of low-income people will benefit from expanded access to financial services as a result of new commitments to the Business Call to Action (BCtA), an anti-poverty initiative backed by the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
21 Mar 2013
New York – The United Nations presented today the first findings from an unprecedented global conversation through which people from all over the world have been invited to help Member States shape the future development agenda that will build on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after their target date at the end of 2015.
14 Mar 2013
Mexico City — The rise of the South is radically reshaping the world of the 21st century, with developing nations driving economic growth, lifting hundreds of millions of people from poverty, and propelling billions more into a new global middle class, says the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) 2013 Human Development Report.
14 Mar 2013
Mexico City — Norway, Australia and the United States lead the rankings of 187 countries and territories in the latest Human Development Index (HDI), while conflict-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo and drought-stricken Niger have the lowest scores in the HDI’s measurement of national achievement in health, education and income, published today in the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) 2013 Human Development Report.
13 Mar 2013
Helsinki - More than 100 delegates from over 20 countries met in Helsinki today to discuss how to make sure countries around the world can better prevent the fallout of conflicts, war and disasters from reversing the gains in development, economic growth and provision of services to their people in the future global development agenda.
11 Feb 2013
Oxford, England — Long-term peace in Mali will require major investment in governance, along with humanitarian and early recovery support for the crisis-stricken West African country, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said Monday.
08 Feb 2013
Geneva – December’s Match Against Poverty held in Porto Alegre, Brazil raised US$360,000 for two youth-oriented projects - one in Brazil and one in Cape Verde, Africa.
07 Feb 2013
Asmara, Eritrea – Encouraging sustainable livelihoods and food security, and addressing environmental degradation are among the forthcoming priorities for United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) support for the government and people of Eritrea.
20 Dec 2012
Porto Alegre, Brazil — More than 50,000 football fans descended upon the new Gremio stadium in Porto Alegre, Brazil yesterday to watch Ronaldo's team beat Zinedine Zidane's team 3-2 in the 10th Annual Match Against Poverty, which was sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
13 Dec 2012
UNDP, through the ART Initiative, positioned the territorial approach at the Africités Summit in Dakar
Dakar, Senegal: The 6th edition of the Africités Summit took place from the 4th to the 8th of December 2012, in Dakar, Senegal.
30 Nov 2012
Juba, South Sudan – On the eve of World AIDS Day, funding of US$27 million has been announced to boost vital health services in South Sudan, including welcome support for people living with HIV/AIDS.
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New York Nicolas Douillet
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New York Nicolas Douillet
- Elena is one of the 97 witnesses who have given their testimony during a trial for genocide and crimes against humanity in 2013. With support from our Transitional Justice Programme, for the first time in the country’s history, Elena and other women from the Mayan town of Ixil shared their stories of sexual violence. Learn more: http://on.undp.org/G6VR4 © PNUD Guatemala 5 hours ago
- “Our concern is those who are still alive. So we serve them and any other family member that has signs or symptoms.” –Tarweh, Ebola Active Case Finder Help us support 1,300 Ebola Active Case Finders to trace cases, refer people for medical assistance and sensitize communities on Ebola in Liberia. Pledge your support on http://bit.ly/UNDPebola Yesterday AT 02:34 PM
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