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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.
28 Nov 2012
Monrovia, Liberia– The global burden of disasters and armed violence which affect over 200 million people and result in over 500,000 deaths each year will be the focus of a forum on conflict and fragility which opens in Liberia tomorrow.
28 Nov 2012
Geneva —The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today announced the addition of more world-renowned footballers – including Samuel Eto’o of Cameroon, Djalma Feitosa Dia of Brazil, Fernando Hierro of Spain and Fernando Couto of Portugal – to the already star-studded team which will play in UNDP’s 10th Annual Match Against Poverty.
21 Nov 2012
BAMAKO/GENEVA – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today signed an accord with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to resume a full-scale HIV program including delivery of life-saving HIV treatment to tens of thousands of people in Mali.
21 Nov 2012
New York — More than 100 youth advocates in over 30 countries are leading the call for widespread participation in a month-long online forum focused on the relevance of governance and accountability to the world’s future development framework.
02 Nov 2012
Kigali, Rwanda—Participants at the closing session of the seventh African Economic Conference, today in Kigali, urged African leaders to put in place bold economic reforms, aimed at sustaining growth and boosting human development.
30 Oct 2012
Geneva – A high-level conference of Burundi’s development partners concluded today at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, where more than 400 public and private representatives from a range of countries from the United States to the United Emirates, UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes, the European Union, World Bank, International Monetary Fund and African Development Bank met for two days to identify ways to support the country’s continued progress in reducing poverty and ensuring sustainable livelihoods.
30 Oct 2012
igali, Rwanda - Opening an unprecedented gathering of experts here, present and former African Heads of State urged business, community and political leaders to help turn the continent’s impressive growth into economic opportunities for ordinary citizens.
26 Oct 2012
UNDP signs agreements with Norway and Ireland to support Democracy Consolidation Projects and Human Rights
Lilongwe - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Governments of Norway and Ireland have signed financing agreements to support democracy consolidation and human rights in Malawi.
25 Oct 2012
African leaders, academics to debate economic transformation and empowerment at African Economic Conference 2012
Kigali, Rwanda – Hundreds of leaders and scholars from Africa and around the world will gather in Kigali, Rwanda, from October 30 to November 2 to debate the continent’s prospects for sustainable and inclusive growth in the context of the international economic crisis.
16 Oct 2012
Gaborone, Botswana — African leaders, international organizations and civil society representatives will meet in Botswana’s capital, Gaborone, for the next three days to discuss Africa’s diverse social fabric and how it can serve as an asset for democracy and development.
16 Oct 2012
Hyderabad, India — The Equator Initiative - a United Nations-led partnership which recognizes the success of local sustainable development projects with the biennial Equator Prize - has launched a series of 127 case studies and a volume of “lessons-learned” outlining the key components of successful, community-based development initiatives.
12 Oct 2012
African post-2015 dialogue launched with call for governance to build global transformational change
Midrand, South Africa – As part of the global United Nations-led post-2015 development agenda consultations, the first in a series of dialogues on governance, including accountability by governments, concluded in South Africa today.
01 Oct 2012
Brazil to host the 10th edition of the Match Against Poverty, featuring Ronaldo, Zidane and other football stars
Geneva/New York/Brasilia — Football legends and UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane are inviting some of the world’s top players to join them in an all-star line-up for the 10th “Match Against Poverty,” to take place on 19 December 2012 at the Gremio Arena in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
25 Sep 2012
New York —A broad range of companies from corporations to social enterprises made new commitments Tuesday to the Business Call to Action (BCtA) that will improve the lives of more than 34 million people worldwide, through market-based approaches that will accelerate development while generating new profits.
25 Sep 2012
New York — Public consultation in more than 50 developing countries will be part of a global process to ensure citizens’ views underpin the design of a post-2015 human development agenda, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said today.
17 Sep 2012
Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire — Support for Cote d’Ivoire’s rapid development after years of upheaval and conflict was the focus of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark’s visit to the country
12 Sep 2012
Cotonou, Benin—Africa should reinvest in agriculture as a way to create jobs for youth and women said the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark, during her three-day official visit to Benin.
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