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Towards a Pollution-Free Planet

UNEA High-level segment: “Towards a Pollution-Free Planet”  


Targeted Poverty Alleviation & 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

Speech at the 2017 Global Poverty Reduction and Development Forum on “Targeted Poverty Alleviation and 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda”  


Tegegnework Gettu: Statement to the Annual Session of the UNDP Executive Board

Statement to the Annual Session of the UNDP Executive Board. New-York, May 2017  





Tegegnework Gettu, Associate Administrator

The UN Secretary-General appointed Tegegnework Gettu as United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on 1 December 2015.  


Master chefs Roca brothers are appointed United Nations Development Programme Goodwill Ambassadors to advance food security and sustainable development

The mandate of the new Sustainable Development Goals is clear. Creating prosperity means securing a food chain that is environmentally sustainable, socially just and economically inclusive.” - Josep…  


UN’s first female Development chief calls for boosting choice, rights and opportunities for women

Santiago, Chile - UN Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark stressed today that all leaders, especially women in top positions, have an obligation to improve the lives of other women and…  


Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan elected as Ibero-American Secretary-General

UNDP Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan has been elected unanimously to head the Ibero-American Secretariat (SEGIB) starting April 1. Ms. Grynspan will be the first woman to lead this…  

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