Actor and UNDP Ambassador Michelle Yeoh returned to Nepal to advocate for disaster preparedness, resilience and the Global GoalsJul 1, 2016Award-winning global movie star and Nepal earthquake survivor Michelle Yeoh travelled back to Kathmandu last week as a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador. She visited the capital and surrounding villages and exchanged stories with fellow survivors of overcoming fear and loss and gaining strength and hope.
Helen Clark: Keynote Address on “Strengthening the Rule of Law to Sustain Peace and Foster Development – Lessons Learned from Eight Years of Support”Jun 29, 2016UNDP’s Annual Meeting on Strengthening the Rule of Law in Crisis-Affected and Fragile Contexts - New York, USA
Strengthening the Rule of Law vital to sustain peace and foster developmentJun 29, 2016“Advancing the rule of law and sustaining peace is most likely to be achieved when national, international and UN partners work closely together,” stated Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator delivering her key note remarks at the opening of the Rule of Law Annual event in New York today. “Placing people at the center of justice and security reforms and working towards the goals of national partners are crucial for successfully establishing the rule of law and access to justice,” she further added.
UNDP and the Global Fund sign US$8.7m grant to scale up HIV prevention measures in AfghanistanJun 27, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund signed a US$8.7 million grant to scale up HIV prevention measures and treatment for people most at risk of contracting the virus in Afghanistan, including injecting drugs users and prisoners.
Helen Clark: Keynote Address on “Non-communicable Diseases – a Sustainable Development Priority for Pacific Island Countries”Jun 20, 2016Fa’onelua Convention Centre - Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Millions of Latin American risk sliding back into poverty; new generation of public policies crucial to prevent setbacks: UNDPJun 14, 2016The main threat to progress in Latin Americais the relapse of millions of families back into poverty, says the UNDP's latest Human Development Report.
21 Jun 2016:A legacy of private sector engagement in Africa
Latest speeches and statements
- 29 Jun 2016:Helen Clark: Keynote Address on “Strengthening the Rule of Law to Sustain Peace and Foster Development – Lessons Learned from Eight Years of Support”
- 29 Jun 2016:Magdy Martínez Solimán: Statement at the annual meeting on Strengthening the Rule of Law in Crisis Affected Situations
- 21 Jun 2016:Magdy Martínez-Solimán: Statement at the launch of the Report on ‘Financing Sustainable Development: The Critical Role of Risk and Resilience’