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04 Jun 2013
New York - The UN Development Programme has commended countries that have signed the landmark UN-backed Arms Trade Treaty, the first of its kind to regulate both the legitimate and illicit multibillion-dollar trade in conventional weapons.
04 Jun 2013
Towards Zero discrimination: judges from Asia and the Pacific unite to address HIV, human rights and the law
Some 30 judges from the highest national courts from 16 countries in Asia and the Pacific met in Bangkok, Thailand from 2-4 June to discuss the role of the judiciary in the AIDS response.
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.
31 May 2013
Ending with the launch of the report of the High-level Panel on the Post 2015 Development Agenda, , the Seventh Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity 2013 on Ecology and Economy for a Sustainable Society ended today with an appeal to seize the “moment of opportunity”.
30 May 2013
UNDP, the MDG Achievement Fund and the wider UN family in Brussels are proud partners of the fifth edition of the Millennium International Documentary Film Festival, taking place from 31 May to 9 June in Brussels, Belgium.
29 May 2013
Human rights are essential for the response to HIV. "Right to health is right to life” - with this motto a high level meeting on HIV and Human Rights, organised by the EU and UNAIDS, took place in Brussels on 27-28 May. The meeting united representatives of the European Institutions, civil society, national governments of EU member states and countries of the EU neighborhood, as well as intergovernmental agencies involved in the global response to HIV.
29 May 2013
Decades of disaster preparedness activities demonstrated their value when tropical cyclone Mahasen made landfall in Bangladesh.
24 May 2013
Kampala/New York – During an unprecedented high-level visit to Africa’s Great Lakes region, the United Nations and the World Bank have joined forces to inject “hope” and change the face of conflict in the region.
17 May 2013
The International Maritime Organization’s GloBallast Partnerships Project won an award as the “Best Innovative Project” for its efforts in finding solutions to the management of ships’ ballast water.
16 May 2013
The United Nations Development Programme conducts comprehensive evaluations of its activities as a cornerstone of its continuous process of learning and performance management. An evaluation of UNDP’s 2008-13 Strategic Plan has recently been conducted.
16 May 2013
Kampala - United Nations Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark today delivered a keynote address at the 2013 Commonwealth Local Government Conference as she wrapped up a four-day visit to Uganda.
13 May 2013
A discussion on "Building on Progress in Afghanistan: 2014 and Beyond” was held in Washington today at an event organized in partnership between the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), offering a big picture of the country’s current situation and development challenges.
10 May 2013
The Committee on Aid Efficiency (CAE) – a strategic forum reuniting the Government of Haiti and stakeholders involved in enacting the social and economic development of the country – met for the first time at the international level. The meeting showed that the Haitian government has the upper hand in planning and defining priority intervention areas geared toward the country’s development at a crucial moment on Haiti’s path to effective and lasting development.
08 May 2013
Nairobi - The UN Development Programme and Motorola Solutions have joined forces to look at new ways in which mobile applications can be harnessed to tackle some of the world’s most pressing development needs.
07 May 2013
UNDP and World Bank announced last week that they will offer a comprehensive support package to on-going peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, a secessionist group in the south.
03 May 2013
Hamburg – Faith-based organizations are playing a crucial role in efforts to build a more equitable and sustainable future, UN Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark told a Protestant conference here today.
02 May 2013
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) had no role in the tournament, its naming or any other activity related to it. It was not informed about the activity in question.
30 Apr 2013
With the signing of the Benguela Current Convention, Angola, Namibia and South Africa will work together on the long-term conservation and sustainable use of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem, one of the richest ecosystems on earth.
29 Apr 2013
Bangkok – The United Nations launched the Zero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific today, calling on governments, farmers, scientists, business, civil society and consumers to join hands to end hunger in the region where the majority of the world’s undernourished people live.
29 Apr 2013
Lomé – The West African nation of Togo is aiming to increase the contribution of tourism to its national economy from two percent to seven percent by 2020, with United Nations support.
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