Japan renews its support for the elections in Côte d’Ivoire Oct 9, 2015Abidjan -- The Government of Japan has granted an additional contribution of US$1.6 million for the 25 October elections in Côte d'Ivoire. This contribution will enable the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to acquire essential equipment, including 20,000 ballot boxes, 25,000 voting booths and 944,000 ballot box seals.
UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Didier Drogba: "Health and education are my priorities in the Sustainable Development Goals"Oct 9, 2015Star footballer and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Didier Drogba took a moment this week to express his support for the newly approved Sustainable Development Goals, popularly known as the Global Goals.
Twenty Ministers of Finance agree on financial mechanisms to foster greater investment in climate resiliencyOct 8, 2015Lima - Finance Ministers of the Vulnerable Twenty (V20), representing close to 700 million people threatened by climate change and spanning world regions, held their inaugural meeting on 8 October 2015 in Lima, Peru. They announced a series of actions to foster greater investment in climate resiliency and low emissions development at home and internationally.
Japan, UN support reintegration of child soldiers in Eastern DRCOct 7, 2015 Japan is contributing USD 4 million to help with the reintegration of former child soldiers and vulnerable children – including boys and girls who were victims of sexual violence -- in the province of North Kivu, situated in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Note to Correspondents on Central African Republic Oct 2, 2015UN Member States today expressed their support for peace and stability in the Central African Republic (CAR) during a high-level meeting held on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly. The purpose of the meeting was to maintain political momentum in the country beyond the transition and obtain comprehensive support for the implementation of the most critical and immediate outcomes of the Bangui Forum.
UNDP Supports Civil Society in Yemen to Document Human Rights ViolationsOct 2, 2015UNDP together with UN WOMEN and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has started training Yemeni civil society organizations to independently document human rights violations and provide psychosocial support to victims of the ongoing conflict.
08 Oct 2015:Long days and nights on the road to Paris
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 08 Oct 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the Inaugural Meeting of the Vulnerable 20 (V20) Group of Ministers of Finance
- 08 Oct 2015:Helen Clark: Statement at the 32nd Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee
- 30 Sep 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at side-event on “Timor-Leste and U.N. Relations: Achievements and the Way Forward”