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08 May 2014
Japanese actress and writer Misako Konno has donated 1 million yen (approximately US$ 10,200) to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to help rebuild the Philippines following devastating Typhoon Haiyan.
05 May 2014
Although it is the sixth largest economy in Africa, and has abundant natural resources, Cameroon remains off track to meet most of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), even though progress has been made in areas such as universal primary school education and access to water.
05 May 2014
Donors convene to coordinate recovery in the Central African Republic as UNDP steps up state-building efforts
Nations and multinational organizations today launched a new forum on the Central African Republic (CAR), aimed at helping the country recover from the current sectarian violence and resume its development efforts.
01 May 2014
Sierra Leone has unveiled a USD 217 million plan to create one million new jobs by 2018. The initiative also aims to provide access to secondary and higher education to 300,000 new students over the next three years.
28 Apr 2014
The 11th annual meeting of the UNDP Civil Society Advisory Committee concluded last week following critical discussions on the new UNDP strategic plan, UNDP’s engagement with Civil Society at national and regional levels and the challenges and opportunities of the post-2015 development framework.
24 Apr 2014
Santiago , Chile – The UN Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Chile Antonio Molpeceres and the mayor of the city of Valparaiso Jorge Castro signed a an agreement on April 23 to boost disaster risk reduction and revamp the city’s development plan, following a deadly fire that killed at least 15 people, left more than 2,900 homeless and forced mass evacuations.
23 Apr 2014
The private sector in Malawi has been given a vital boost for development following the launch of the Malawi Innovation Challenge Fund (MICF) at Ryalls Hotel in Blantyre. The function was presided over by Ms Sarah Sanyahumbi, DFID Country Head and Ms Mia Seppo, UNDP Resident Representative in Malawi.
11 Apr 2014
Voters in Guinea-Bissau head to the polls this Sunday, in a presidential and parliamentary election many hope will bring stability to the tiny West African nation.
11 Apr 2014
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the start of dialogue to ease political tensions in Venezuela and called on all actors to work towards overcoming the current challenges facing the country.
07 Apr 2014
India’s future and the developing role of Social Good in making the world a better place will be the focus of a groundbreaking initiative in Mumbai, India, on 9 April 2014. Global leaders, policy makers and philanthropists will meet in Mumbai for the one-day India+SocialGood Summit to discuss the use of technology and new media in global action for change.
07 Apr 2014
Human development in Brazil has improved drastically in the past two decades with historic disparities narrowing between northern and southern municipalities, according to the UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Human Development Atlas for Brazil.
04 Apr 2014
On Mine Action Day on 4 April, the UN will help raise awareness of the devastating toll that explosive remnants of war continue to exact upon communities, sometimes decades after conflicts come to an end.
04 Apr 2014
Women Working for a Mine-free Mozambique
24 Mar 2014
Iraq - Working to End Domestic Violence Against Women Refugees of the Syria Conflict.
22 Mar 2014
The concept of ‘water and energy’ – the theme of key water events in 2014 – can conjure up thoughts of large cooling towers in power stations and the hefty power needs of industrial-scale water-treatment plants. But on a much smaller scale, within communities, water and energy also go hand in hand – as is happening in the community water projects of ‘Every Drop Matters’, an innovative partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and The Coca-Cola Company.
21 Mar 2014
Around 20 to 30 percent of the Latin America and Caribbean population is of African descent. Even though citizens of African ancestry comprise more than half of the population in countries like Brazil, throughout the region they still face discrimination and experience disproportionate levels of poverty and social exclusion.
17 Mar 2014
Yahia Yousef al-Deques looks to the future with confidence. At eighteen years old, he has just completed a month of on-the-job training with electronics company LG. Yahia graduated last December from a vocational training programme established through UNDP youth empowerment project in partnership with Jordan Career Education Foundation (JCEF).
17 Mar 2014
The UNDP Administrator Helen Clark today met with the President of Madagascar, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, who, on his second official visit outside the country, came to meet senior United Nations officials in New York.
10 Mar 2014
Renovated with support from UNDP and UNHCR, Lebanon's Al-Marj market is stimulating the local economy in host communities in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.
08 Mar 2014
This year’s International Women’s Day theme – Equality for Women is Progress for All – states a simple truth. No country will reach its full potential if its female citizens do not enjoy full equality.
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Latest Speeches and Statements
- 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
- 15 Mar 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at launch of the Global Centre for Disaster Statistics – A UNDP-Tohoku University Partnership