Busan Partnership for Effective Development CooperationJun 4, 2013The “Busan Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation” could mark a turning point in international development cooperation as it brings together developing nations, including major providers of south-south cooperation, donor countries, civil society and private funders together under one framework.
Korean e-governance knowledge helps build democratic societies in the developing worldJul 9, 2012Democracy flourishes when all voices are of equal importance and everyone gets to participate in the decisions that affect their lives.
Korea to tackle hunger in AfricaJun 29, 2012The following is from a report in the Korea Herald on the Korea launch of the Africa Human Development Report 2012: 'Towards a food secure future.’
Africa Human Development Report LaunchJun 28, 2012The Korea launch of the UNDP Africa Human Development Report 2012 “Towards a food secure future” will be held at 3:30pm to 4:30pm at the Peacock Suite on 36th floor of the Lotte Hotel in Seoul on Thursday 28th of June.
Broad development partnerships are vital in a changing worldJun 12, 2012The following is an Opinion piece by the Director of the UNDP Seoul Policy Centre in the Korea Joongang Daily.
Asian Perspectives on the post-2015 Development AgendaJun 11, 2012The UNDP Seoul Policy Centre, the Korea Development Institute, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Graduate School of International Studies at Korea University will host experts from 13 Asian nations to discuss global development after 2015 on Wednesday 13th of June at the GSIS conference hall.
UNDP Seoul Policy Centre Director calls for ‘Korean development wave’Apr 30, 12The following is taken directly from an interview with the Director of the UNDP Seoul Policy Centre, Anne-Isabelle Degryse-Blateau by the Korea Herald.
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