Search for a New Beginning: Perceptions of Truth, Justice, Reconciliation and Healing in South SudanJan 28, 2016A groundbreaking survey in South Sudan seeking views on how to deal with the country’s violent past has found significant support for perpetrators of violence to face trial, and for those missing or killed to be honoured publicly.
Cultivating climate resilience in MoldovaJan 15, 2016In Moldova, three-quarters of the land is used for food production, the economy relies heavily on agriculture, which is being jeopardised by extended droughts, temperature increases, decreased water reserves, and soil erosion, all of which conspire to decrease food security and household income.
UNDP welcomes the launch of the Asian Infrastructure Investment BankJan 15, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) congratulates the People’s Republic of China and all other Founding Members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on the successful launch of the Bank in Beijing today
The Central African Republic heads to the ballot box to achieve sustainable peaceJan 1, 2016More than two million Central Africans went to the polls on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, to elect their president and their representatives in the National Assembly.
Central African Republic holds constitutional referendumDec 14, 2015On 13 December 2015, voters in the Central African Republic (CAR) went to the polls to give their judgment on the draft Constitution.
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.
Strengthening climate information in MalawiNov 19, 2015The effects of climate change have made maize more difficult to cultivate in Malawi, placing serious strains on households like Lexina’s. In recent years, Malawi has been experiencing more frequent and intense floods, droughts, strong winds and other extreme weather.
Europe’s refugee crisis: Working to ease the burdenNov 5, 2015A truck donated by the UNDP, will help the Macedonian border town of Gevgelija, to remove the garbage left behind by the exhausted refugees that pass through the municipality on their difficult journey to their final destination.
UNDP and Switzerland team up to tackle climate change in FYR MacedoniaOct 27, 2015Lake Prespa in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is one of only a handful of ancient freshwater lakes in the world, and its waters and wetlands are home to many plants and animals that are found nowhere else.
UNDP and EU Initiative in Lebanon helps tackle climate change and provide energy accessOct 21, 2015In an effort to improve the energy supply throughout Lebanon, UNDP has partnered with the European Union and the private sector on the CEDRO 4 project, an initiative that aims to develop and implement a national sustainable energy strategy.
12 Feb 2016:The perils of commodity price volatility
03 Feb 2016:Zika is a wake-up call for all of us
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 11 Feb 2016:Helen Clark: Statement at UNGA Special Event on LDCs and Agenda 2030
- 04 Feb 2016:Helen Clark: Statement at the Support Syria and the Region Conference
- 02 Feb 2016:Helen Clark: Closing Remarks to 2016 ECOSOC Youth Forum