http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter2014-03-06T23:41:09.590ZNews CentreAdobe CQLebanon – Supporting Local Economiesnoemail@noemail.orgdylan.lowthianRenovated with support from UNDP and UNHCR,
Lebanon's Al-Marj market is stimulating the local economy in host communities in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/03/10/lebanon-supporting-local-economies2014-03-10T17:37:39.737Z2014-03-10T17:37:39.737ZStatement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on International Women's Daynoemail@noemail.orglaurence.lessireThis year’s International Women’s Day theme – Equality for Women is Progress for All – states a simple truth. No country will reach its full potential if its female citizens do not enjoy full equality. http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/03/08/statement-by-undp-administrator-helen-clark-on-international-women-s-day2014-03-07T14:06:24.366Z2014-03-07T14:06:24.366Z8 March: Focus on Womennoemail@noemail.orggrace.maaloufThis year’s theme for International Women's Day, “Equality for women is progress for all” emphasizes how gender equality, empowerment of women, women’s full enjoyment of human rights and the eradication of poverty are essential to economic and social development. It also stresses the vital role of women as agents of development.
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/events/2014/march/focus_on_women2014-03-07T13:00:18.091Z2014-03-07T13:00:18.091ZMeeting calls for local social innovators to be key actors in global and local development firstname.lastname@example.orgMore than 20 participants from over 15 countries explored, during a three-day meeting, how mobile technologies are propelling innovation in the global South, enabling the generation of solutions that address local needs and promote human development. http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/03/06/meeting-calls-for-local-social-innovators-to-be-key-actors-in-global-and-local-development-efforts2014-03-06T22:35:51.040Z2014-03-06T22:35:51.040ZPost-2015: the Global Conversation Continues with New Dialogues in 50 Countriesnoemail@noemail.orggrace.maaloufThe United Nations Development Group (UNDG) which unites 32 UN funds and programmes, including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), announced today its plan to launch Dialogues on Implementation of the Post-2015 development agenda in initially 50 countries.http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/03/03/post-2015-the-global-conversation-continues-with-new-dialogues-in-50-countries2014-03-05T15:08:42.640Z2014-03-05T15:08:42.640Z21,000 Swiss Show Solidarity with the Philippines at 11th Annual Football Match Against Povertynoemail@noemail.orggrace.maaloufLast night UNDP again mobilized its team of top football players to compete against a European football club to raise both funds for and awareness of the extreme poverty challenges facing the world.http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/03/04/21-000-swiss-show-solidarity-with-the-philippines-at-11th-annual-football-match-against-poverty2014-03-10T15:03:00.526Z2014-03-10T15:03:00.526ZHelen Clark: Speech at Opening of UNDP Global Management Meeting 2014 email@example.comTarrytown, New Yorkhttp://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/03/03/helen-clark-speech-at-opening-of-undp-global-management-meeting-2014-2014-03-03T22:30:06.537Z2014-03-03T22:30:06.537Z11th Match Against Poverty To Kick Off In Switzerland firstname.lastname@example.orgFootball legends and UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane are set to kick off the 11th annual Match Against Poverty on March 4th at 8:00PM CET in STADE DE SUISSE National Stadium in Bern, Switzerland.http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/03/03/11th-match-against-poverty-to-kick-off-in-switzerland-2014-03-04T22:48:48.972Z2014-03-04T22:48:48.972ZUNDP statement on decision by Government of Ecuador to conclude Yasuní-ITT Initiativenoemail@noemail.orgjoyce.depinaThe UN Development Programme (UNDP) has reimbursed US$ 2.35 million of a total $9.94 million donated to the Yasuni National Park’s Ishpingo Tambococha Tiputini (ITT) initiative, which the Government of Ecuador brought to end in August 2013. UNDP, in its role of Trust Fund Administrator, through its Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) Office, has contacted all contributors and is working towards their full reimbursement in the next six months.http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/02/26/undp-statement-on-decision-by-government-of-ecuador-to-conclude-yasun-itt-initiative2014-02-28T16:00:03.183Z2014-02-28T16:00:03.183ZUNDP launches new programme to help communities recover from the violence in the Central African Republicnoemail@noemail.orggrace.maaloufThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a comprehensive new programme to promote peace-building and recovery across the Central African Republic.http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/26/undp-launches-new-programme-to-help-communities-recover-from-the-violence-in-the-central-african-republic2014-02-26T15:18:02.414Z2014-02-26T15:18:02.414ZAssociate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan elected as Ibero-American Secretary-Generalnoemail@noemail.orgmaria.landaUNDP 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 organization, replacing Enrique V. Iglesias who has led the Organization since 2005. http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/25/associate-administrator-rebeca-grynspan-elected-as-ibero-american-secretary-general2014-02-25T17:09:26.768Z2014-02-25T17:09:26.768ZUN Development Chief Wraps Up Official Visit to Israelnoemail@noemail.orgmark.cardwellUnited Nations Development Programme Administrator (UNDP) Helen Clark wrapped up an official visit to Israel last week which focused on that country’s development priorities and how its experiences could be shared with developing countries.http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/24/un-development-chief-wraps-up-official-visit-to-israel2014-03-03T22:35:31.480Z2014-03-03T22:35:31.480ZUNDP’s area-based development programme funded by Russia will benefit 30, 000 people of Naryn email@example.comUnited Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kyrgyzstan launched a new programme on area-based development of Naryn Province. The goal of the programme is to reduce poverty in Naryn province through the creation of conditions for balanced and sustainable socio-economic development that will benefit around 30 thousand people from vulnerable groups.http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/21/undp-s-area-based-development-programme-funded-by-russia-will-benefit-30-000-people-of-naryn-2014-02-25T19:51:34.044Z2014-02-25T19:51:34.044ZRebeca Grynspan: Speech on the occasion of the launch of the report “Towards a life of dignity for all – 10 years of strategic undp-eu partnership”firstname.lastname@example.orgEuropean Parliamenthttp://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/02/19/rebeca-grynspan-speech-on-the-occasion-of-the-launch-of-the-report-towards-a-life-of-dignity-for-all-10-years-of-strategic-undp-eu-partnership-2014-02-19T22:15:12.701Z2014-02-19T22:15:12.701ZUNDP Administrator Visits "Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People"email@example.comUnited Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark wrapped up a two day visit to the occupied Palestinian territories today which focused on development priorities there and how UNDP could support them.http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/19/undp-administrator-visits-programme-of-assistance-to-the-palestinian-people-2014-02-25T20:17:17.249Z2014-02-25T20:17:17.249ZLuís Figo, Fabio Cannavaro and Patrick Vieira to join 11th annual Match Against Poverty - Proceeds to support recovery efforts in the Philippinesnoemail@noemail.orgmarcela.barrientosGeneva - Switzerland, 18 February 2014 – Luís Figo, Fabio Cannavaro and Patrick Vieira are among the personalities that have confirmed they will join Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane at the 11th Annual Match Against Poverty that will take place on March 4 at the STADE DE SUISSE National Stadium in Bern, Switzerland.http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/18/lu-s-figo-fabio-cannavaro-and-patrick-vieira-to-join-11th-annual-match-against-poverty-proceeds-to-support-recovery-efforts-in-the-philippines2014-02-19T15:31:44.449Z2014-02-19T15:31:44.449ZThe search for solutions to Arab development challenges heads firstname.lastname@example.orgThe “First Arab States Regional South-South Development Expo” opened today in the Qatari capital, Doha. The Expo is the first ever forum in the Arab region seeking to study successful development solutions from the global South and possibilities for their replication and scaling up, and to strengthen the exchange of tangible solutions and experiences between countries of the South and the Arab region in response to common development challenges.http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/18/the-search-for-solutions-to-arab-development-challenges-heads-south2014-02-18T20:30:04.386Z2014-02-18T20:30:04.386ZTwo historic sites in Palestine revitalized through a new European Union and UNDP email@example.comIn the presence of the Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, Dr Rami Hamdallah, Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and EU Representative John Gatt-Rutter, the European Union and UNDP marked the launch of a new €5 million tourist development programme at the historic site of Maqam Nabi Musa in Jericho Governorate.http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/18/-maqam-nabi-musa-and-khan-al-wakala-two-historic-sites-in-palestine-revitalized-through-a-new-european-union-and-undp-partnership2014-02-25T20:05:17.072Z2014-02-25T20:05:17.072ZTurkish company pledges to support small scale farmers in low-income firstname.lastname@example.orgLeading dried food producer Taze&Kuru Inc. will integrate in its business plan 100 small scale Turkish farmers to support local production in line with their commitment to the Business Call to Action (BCtA). http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/18/turkish-company-pledges-to-support-small-scale-farmers-in-low-income-communities2014-02-25T20:11:20.154Z2014-02-25T20:11:20.154ZITC and UNDP join forces to bring Palestinian women back to email@example.comRamallah - The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Business Women Forum-Palestine (BWF), today launched a new project to empower Palestinian women business owners and help build capacity to ensure that they are better enabled to sell their goods and services.http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/16/itc-and-undp-join-forces-to-bring-palestinian-women-back-to-business2014-03-03T22:40:13.312Z2014-03-03T22:40:13.312Z