UNDP calls for binding Paris agreement to stem global temperature riseNov 30, 2015As world leaders meet to commit to a new, global climate change agreement, UN Development Programme (UNDP) chief Helen Clark heads to Paris to join calls for an ambitious agreement that results in concrete actions to reduce emissions and limit temperature rise to well below two degrees Celsius.
World AIDS Day: record drop in cost of HIV treatmentNov 30, 2015Through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Global Fund partnership, the cost of the HIV medicines has dropped to an unprecedented US$100 per person per year in Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, Mali, South Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Breakthrough brings cost of HIV treatment to under $100 per patient per yearNov 27, 2015UNDP has achieved significant reductions in the price of HIV medicines that it procures, bringing down the cost of the most common treatment to an unprecedented US$100 per patient per year in Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, Mali, South Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Through these price reductions UNDP is saving US$ 25 million that are being used to put an additional 250,000 people on life-saving HIV treatment.
Helen Clark: Keynote Address at the 12th High Level Round Table MeetingNov 27, 2015Vientiane, Lao PDR
Equator prize to bring Indigenous Peoples issues to forefront of Paris climate conferenceNov 24, 2015Lineup that includes Alec Baldwin, Colin and Livia Firth, Helen Clark, Mary Robinson and music by Amadou & Mariam will honor local leadership on climate change .
Helen Clark: Speech on “Youth as Partners for Change in the Implementation of Agenda 2030”Nov 24, 2015Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
UNDP Africa launches initiative to help prevent and respond to violent extremismNov 23, 2015UNDP's Regional Bureau for Africa today launched an initiative to support African countries to prevent and respond to the growth of violent extremism through a development lens.
40th UNDP-supported country submits its COP21 pledge to tackle climate changeNov 20, 2015UNDP welcomes the presentation of the Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) from St. Vincent & the Grenadines, marking the completion of the 40th such INDC supported by UNDP to date.
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Latest Speeches and Statements
- 27 Nov 2015:Helen Clark: Keynote Address at the 12th High Level Round Table Meeting
- 25 Nov 2015:Helen Clark: Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
- 25 Nov 2015:Magdy Martínez-Solimán: Statement delivered at UNIDO 2015 LDC Ministerial Conference, Vienna International Center