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UNDP office receives award for role in rebuilding Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — The United States Committee for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) today presented its annual Julia V. Taft Award to UNDP’s Afghanistan-based office for its exceptional work in helping the country to reconcile and rebuild after decades of conflict. “UNDP’s Country Officemore

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IDB and UNDP agree to deepen cooperation

The Islamic Development Bank signed a three-year agreement Friday with the United Nations Development Programme to deepen the long-standing collaboration between the two organizations.  The statement of intent, on disaster recovery and reduction,  was signed by UNDP Administrator Helen Clamore

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Two-day forum examines democratic transitions

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and Prime Minister of Egypt Essam Sharaf,  inaugurated the “International Forum on Pathways of Democratic Transitions: International Experiences, Lessons Learnt and the Road Ahead,” in Cairo which ran from 4 – 5 June. The 2-day forum examined experiences of countrmore

Opportunities for Economic and Political Inclusion in the Arab Spring

In recent months, millions of people came onto the streetsof a number of Arab States demanding change. In Tunisia and Egypt, these uprisings led to the downfall ofregimes. In Libya, intense conflict continues. Elsewhere, many lives have alsobeen lost as regimes and their opponents have faced off agamore

Helen Clark: Economic, political inclusion needed for peace

Washington — Attaining and maintaining the peace and security needed for development requires broad economic and political inclusion, said UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark.“ Even with impressive development progress in many areas over the last decade, many people have been lmore

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UNDP Administrator Helen Clark responds to questions from bloggers in a special meeting during the Social Good Summit in New York City at the 92nd Street Y on 21 September 2014. #2030Now, the theme of the two-day Summit, asks the question “What type of world do I want to live in by the year 2030?” and engages a diverse audience in a global conversation on the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives. Photo: Dylan Lowthian/UNDPUNDP Administrator Helen Clark discusses how technology, innovation, and new media can create valuable opportunities for increased citizen engagement and more inclusive development outcomes in an interview with Devex Assistant Editor Kelli Rogers on the "Step and Repeat" during the Social Good Summit in New York City on 21 September 2014. Photo: Dylan Lowthian/UNDP