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31 Mar 2015
With the help of UNDP, Liberian expatriates will return to pass on their expertise and experience.
30 Mar 2015
UNDP to make case for resilience at Third International Pledging Conference for Syria Crisis, in Kuwait
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark will participate in the Third International Pledging Conference for Syria on 31 March in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
27 Mar 2015
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report, States of Fragility 2015: Meeting Post-2015 Ambitions, stresses the importance of recognizing the link between fragility and poverty. According to the report, 43 per cent of people living in the 50 most fragile states live on less than US$1.25 per day, and this figure could rise to 62 per cent by 2030, if efforts are not taken to address shocks and vulnerabilities in fragile states. UNDP and New York University’s Center for International Cooperation co-hosted the report’s launch.
24 Mar 2015
The Vanuatu Government, along with the UN and other development partners, launched a Flash Appeal today for financial aid to help people and communities devastated by Cyclone Pam.
24 Mar 2015
The sectarian violence that dramatically increased in much of Iraq in 2014 has displaced more than 2.5 million people. This, combined with the quarter of a million refugees fleeing to northern Iraq from the conflict in Syria, have put a great strain on a health system that had been making modest progress in its recovery from the prolonged crisis of the past decade.
24 Mar 2015
African women Members of Parliament see political will, financing and enhancing education opportunities as some of the ways to increase the participation of women in the political sphere.
22 Mar 2015
The world marked World Water Day with UNDP leading coordination for UN-Water.
17 Mar 2015
Making the new sustainable development agenda a reality will require new dynamics by all partners to deliver results
Expected to be adopted in September, the post-2015 development agenda, will seek to reinforce commitment to achieve all MDGs as well as break new ground with goals on inequalities, economic growth, decent jobs, energy, climate change, sustainable consumption and production, peace and justice, among others. All of these goals are be proposed as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
05 Mar 2015
Working with small island developing states in the Caribbean, UNDP and partners are undertaking measures to ensure that warning information on potential and impending disasters is fast, reliable and effective.
05 Mar 2015
Rwanda is susceptible to a wide range of disaster threats, including floods, droughts, strong storms and volcanic eruptions. In the past two decades, some 2 million people have been affected by these and other climate-induced hazards.
03 Mar 2015
UNDP, the Governments of Tajikistan, Japan and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed off today on a new, two and half year project that will see 160,000 people benefit from a safer, better run border.
02 Mar 2015
Kyiv - Ukraine - To better respond to the growing need to record human rights violations in the east of Ukraine, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting a number of civic human rights monitors and investigators to ensure that human rights are upheld and violations are accounted for.
27 Feb 2015
Santiago, Chile - UN Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark stressed today that all leaders, especially women in top positions, have an obligation to improve the lives of other women and girls.
27 Feb 2015
Kyiv - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has distributed vital humanitarian aid to over 80,000 of the most vulnerable people affected by the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine.
26 Feb 2015
UNDP, together with Brazil’s National Secretariat for Protection and Civil Defense, has established a four-day course on disaster risk management so as to strengthen the capacity of civil defense first responders.
25 Feb 2015
Risk Reduction Management Centers, a successful initiative in hurricane-prone Cuba, are being scaled up across partnering Caribbean states.
24 Feb 2015
Freetown, Sierra Leone - A group of young wheelchair-bound men barrel down a busy street hustling cars for a few leones. The money they collect is meagre - and gets less and less as the Ebola crisis pushes them further towards the fringes of society.
19 Feb 2015
New York - A range of new mobile Apps and digital games have been hailed by international experts as world-beating examples of how technology can boost peace, break barriers and smash damaging stereotypes.
17 Feb 2015
China’s success on Millennium Development Goals provides an example for others to follow for the post-2015 development agenda, says new UNDP report
With one-fifth of the world’s population, China has greatly contributed to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals worldwide, according to a new UNDP report.
17 Feb 2015
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark has been made an honorary member of the Pink Panthers Motorcycle Club, an all-women association of Liberian commercial motorbike taxis drivers.
12 Mar 2015:Il est temps d’écouter les pauvres
02 Mar 2015:Portraits de fonctionnaires : Jennifer Topping
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