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Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Least Developed Countries

Least Developed Countries  


Celebrating refugees - strengthening partnership for results

A record number of people are displaced by violent conflict and disasters around the world. Twenty-two and a half million are refugees.  


From vision to action

Remarks at High Level event on the New Way of Working  


UN Humanitarian and Development Chiefs’ Mission to Ethiopia

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock and United Nations Development Programme Administrator Achim Steiner will travel to Ethiopia from January…  


Empowering local communities to change the future of migration

In the drylands of northern Ethiopia, climate change is a formidable foe to the communities who make their home across the rugged landscape. In one such community, known as Abrha Weatsbha, the…  


Loans and energy-saving technology transform lives in rural Ethiopia

Through a joint programme with UN Women, over 19,500 women across Ethiopia have benefited from interest-free loans, along with entrepreneurship training.  


Indigenous knowledge – ancient solutions to today’s challenges

Revitalizing and supporting indigenous knowledge is essential to address many of today’s challenges, including the effects of climate change. Indigenous knowledge is a key resource that needs to be…  


The biogas solution: Ethiopia’s path toward greener growth

The project aims to strengthen national capacity to tap into renewable energy resources and encourage technological innovation, optimization and adoption for a green economy.  


Helen Clark: Statement to the First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board

United Nations - New York, USA  


Human Development Report 2015

The 2015 Human Development Report ‘Work for Human Development’ examines the links, both positive and negative, between work and human development in a rapidly changing world of work.  

UNDP Around the world