The Netherlands pledges €28m to UNDP for 2016May 25, 2016The Dutch Government has pledged its 2016 core contribution to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), providing €28 million to help UNDP fulfill its coordination role for the UN system. The multiyear contribution by the Dutch Government enables predictable and flexible funding to help UNDP deliver on its strategic plan through 2017.
Backed by stars, unprecedented UN campaign seeks to mobilise millions to end illegal trade in wildlifeMay 25, 2016The UN, backed by A-list celebrities from across the globe, today launched an unprecedented campaign against illegal trade in wildlife.
World Humanitarian Summit: UNDP says critical work lies aheadMay 24, 2016The World Humanitarian Summit has provided a critically important platform to bring together humanitarians, development actors and peacebuilders, but there still remains much work to do.
UNDP and QDF forge strategic partnership for developmentMay 24, 2016UNDP and the Qatar Development Fund (QDF) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their cooperation and strategic partnership in support of the achievement of internationally agreed development goals.
UNDP joins launch of landmark partnership for disaster preparednessMay 24, 2016A major new partnership to better prepare countries and communities for disasters is being launched today at the World Humanitarian Summit as a united response to a continuing rise in humanitarian emergencies.
UNDP Administrator's Statement on Natural Disasters and Climate Change: Managing Risks and Crises DifferentlyMay 24, 2016World Humanitarian Summit High Level Leaders Roundtable - Istanbul, Turkey
Helen Clark: Statement on behalf of UNDP at the Plenary Session of The World Humanitarian SummitMay 24, 2016Istanbul, Turkey
The Federal Government of Germany and UNDP sign a Statement of Intent to establish Global Campaign Center in Bonn to kick off the UN SDG Action CampaignMay 24, 2016State Secretary Friedrich Kitschelt and the UN Assistant Secretary General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, Magdy Martínez-Solimán signed a Statement of Intent today to undertake global activities for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and open a Global SDG Action Campaign Center in Bonn, supported by the German Government.
UN and businesses team up to prevent and respond to crisesMay 24, 2016A major global network launches today at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul to facilitate business engagement in crisis situations through pre-positioning supplies, meeting humanitarian needs and providing resources, knowledge and expertise to disaster prevention.
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Latest speeches and statements
- 25 May 2016:Magdy Martínez Solimán:Opening Remarks at the ‘Montreux IV’ Workshop for Resident Coordinators and Senior UN Officials
- 24 May 2016:Helen Clark: Statement on Natural Disasters and Climate Change: Managing Risks and Crises Differently
- 24 May 2016:Helen Clark: Statement on behalf of UNDP at the Plenary Session of The World Humanitarian Summit