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08 Mar 2013
UN agencies combine efforts to tackle gender-based violence on this year’s International Women’s Day
Violence against women and girls is a global pandemic, with up to seven in ten women facing physical and/or sexual violence from an intimate partner during their lifetime. Through a joint programme, Partners for Prevention seeks to understand the underlying drivers of violence and point to more effective ways to prevent it from happening in the future.
07 Mar 2013
Film star and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Antonio Banderas today launched a global video appeal to end violence against women in recognition of International Women’s Day.
07 Mar 2013
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark meets with newly appointed United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi
The real challenge to meet in working with young men and women on development issues would be to ensure that all youth are reached, engaged and empowered.
04 Mar 2013
Kenyans headed to the polls on March 4th to elect a new president and a host of local and regional representatives in an election seen as critical for the country’s nation-building effort.
27 Feb 2013
New global development goals must reflect current realities while sustaining the vision and momentum of the original Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), UNDP Administrator Helen Clark said Wednesday.
26 Feb 2013
The Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and UNDP called today for renewing a provision that allows the world’s poorest countries access to life-saving drugs at costs they can afford, ahead of talks on the issue in Geneva next week.
20 Feb 2013
Tea factories in Kenya are becoming more efficient and eco-friendly through a project harnessing local hydro-power.
08 Feb 2013
A national campaign supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is using footballers and other sports stars, along with a range of other methods, to reduce the risk of violence in Kenya’s upcoming elections.
07 Feb 2013
The UN Development Programme and UN Office on Drugs and Crime have launched a contest to create the campaign theme and logo for 2013 International Anti-Corruption Day.
05 Feb 2013
In an important milestone for South Sudan’s conservation effort, hundreds of rangers are now patrolling the country’s largest national park.
31 Jan 2013
A world-first online resource has been launched to help strengthen the ability of healthcare systems in developing countries respond to AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
30 Jan 2013
Creating electricity for the planet requires hundreds of massive power plants, and a transmission grid system to deliver the power. In the Himalayan nation of Nepal, mountains impede this delivery.
30 Jan 2013
Public support for Serbia’s crackdown on corruption increased sharply in 2012, according to the latest UNDP Corruption Benchmarking survey.
28 Jan 2013
The second, color issue of our newspaper-style publication, The Development Advocate, is out. It presents the 12 winning entries of UNDP’s second annual storytelling competition in an easy-to-read newspaper-style format.
28 Jan 2013
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) is taking every step to maintain top-tier programming despite smaller contributions in an era of rising volatility and shrinking budgets, Administrator Helen Clark said Monday.
21 Jan 2013
Leading experts on wide-ranging development issues can now be booked for speaking engagements around the world via the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) online Speakers Corner.
17 Jan 2013
The expertise of around 85 officers from the Criminal Division of Sri Lanka’s Attorney General’s Department will be strengthened as part of a training initiative to build trust in the country’s justice system.
15 Jan 2013
Post-2015 Agenda: Unprecedented global discussions about development priorities start in 100 countries
National consultations capturing development priorities are underway in 66 member states, and the United Nations works with governments to expand the list of countries to 100, according to representatives of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UN Women, and World Health Organizations (WHO).
14 Jan 2013
UNDP conducts regular, comprehensive evaluations of its activities as a cornerstone of its reform process. These evaluations are conducted by an Evaluation Office, an independent unit directly accountable to the Executive Board, with the capacity to critically assess the organization’s work and make that information public.
31 Dec 2012
2012 has seen major global events and debates around development, where UNDP has been at the forefront of reaching out to people.
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Latest Speeches and Statements
- 31 Mar 2015:Helen Clark :Statement at the Third International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria
- 26 Mar 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the opening of the Symposium on Designing Funds for Performance, Based on a Shared Theory of Change
- 18 Mar 2015:Helen Clark: Opening Address to the International Conference on the Emergence of Africa