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24 Mar 2014
Iraq - Working to End Domestic Violence Against Women Refugees of the Syria Conflict.
08 Mar 2014
This 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.
08 Mar 2014
This 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.
16 Feb 2014
Ramallah - 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.
25 Nov 2013
Every year, at least two million women and girls are trafficked into prostitution, forced slavery, and servitude. Up to 60 percent of women experience some form of physical or sexual abuse during their lifetime.
15 Nov 2013
Helen Clark:Speech at the International Conference 'Celebrating the Centenary of Women’s Right to Vote in Norway'
24 Oct 2013
The head of the UN Development Group has wrapped up a three-day visit to Iran, saying that the country has made impressive human development progress, but that development challenges remained.
22 Oct 2013
UNDP honored eight Asian peace activists from conflict countries at its third annual N-Peace awards ceremony that was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 22 October. The N-Peace Awards spotlight women who demonstrate leadership in building peace, and men who work with women for gender equality.
26 Sep 2013
President of Bolivia Evo Morales, top officials and ambassadors to the UN took time out during the General Assembly today to play a football match to support of the Secretary-General’s campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women.
23 Aug 2013
The UNDP administrator opens up about her experience as a woman in politics, and gives advice for women in their careers and in leadership.
12 Jul 2013
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban for attending classes, today addressed hundreds of young people at the United Nations, urging them to use education as a weapon against extremism.
27 Jun 2013
Cairo - Population and development in the Arab region were issues discussed this week in Cairo, during a three-day conference that ended with a declaration highlighting the need to empower women, promote gender equality, and step up efforts to reach the Millennium Development Goals.
17 Jun 2013
The Thai Youth Anti-Corruption Network, a group of more than 4,000 Thai university students from more than 90 universities has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a “Creative For Good” best practice by the World Economic Forum.
03 Jun 2013
Africa’s first and only women presidents joined UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on Sunday in calling for women and girls to be front and centre in Africa’s development agenda.
03 Jun 2013
31 May 2013
The importance of gender equality and the empowerment of women in driving development in Africa will be the focus of a high-level panel at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V).
30 May 2013
Post-2015 goals must prioritise sexual and reproductive health rights, and gender equality, UNDP Chief says
Kuala Lumpur – UN Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark spoke at the Women Deliver conference today on the importance of a renewed global development agenda giving priority to sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality and women's empowerment.
30 May 2013
Helen Clark: Speech at the Women Deliver Conference on “Keeping the Promise: Towards A New Development Agenda Which Delivers For Girls and Women”
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia
27 May 2013
WomenDeliver+SocialGood connects experts and innovators to discuss how new media can support women’s health and empowerment
The Social Good Summit partners – the UN Development Programme, Mashable, 92nd Street Y, the United Nations Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – hosted today WomenDeliver+Social Good, a unique dialogue between media experts, social entrepreneurs, and policy leaders about how digital media and technology can help create sustainable solutions for women and girls around the world.
22 May 2013
Indigenous peoples in Latin America improve political participation, but women lag behind, says UNDP
Latin America has gone through an unprecedented mobilization of indigenous peoples in the past 20 years, but their political participation, particularly among women, is still low, according to a new study released by the UN Development Programme during the 12th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York.
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 15 Apr 2014: Helen Clark: Speech at the Opening of the First High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation
- 12 Apr 2014: Helen Clark: Statement to the Development Committee
- 12 Apr 2014: Helen Clark: Statement to the 29th Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee