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21 May 2015
UNDP partnership with Green Climate Fund provides opportunity for Pacific Small Islands to move from vulnerability to resilience
UNDP has been selected as one of the first seven accredited implementing agencies of the Global Climate Fund and has the comparative advantage and experience of working with 19 countries across all SIDS regions and with global environmental funds for addressing climate change.
08 May 2015
The 25 April earthquake in Nepal devastated communities across the country, and has had an especially profound impact on marginalized communities.
01 May 2015
Following the huge earthquake in Nepal, UNDP reports on efforts in the country to withstand future disasters.
30 Apr 2015
About 10 years ago, Ram Chandra Neupane worked hard to lift his family out of poverty. His small poultry business afforded him and his extended family a decent living. Then in a flash last week, it all fell apart.
29 Apr 2015
A Network of Emergency Operations Centres in Nepal is gathering and relaying information to help relief efforts in the aftermath of the earthquake that struck the country at the weekend.
26 Apr 2015
Even as the UN Development Programme strives to support the Government of Nepal in assessing and responding to the damage caused by the earthquake, there is no question about the widespread loss of life and damage to infrastructure across the country
24 Apr 2015
Brazil and UNDP announce the first "World Games of Indigenous Peoples" during the UN Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York
For the first time in history, nearly 50 ethnic groups from all regions will gather in October to celebrate their traditional sports, culture and diversity
22 Apr 2015
Continued violence in the Central African Republic, combined with the rise of Boko Haram in Nigeria and neighboring countries may delay development for years to come.
21 Apr 2015
Post-2015 agenda much larger than aid from developed to developing countries, says UNDP’s Policy Head
A two-day high-level meeting on financing for sustainable development and the post-2015 development agenda brought together experts from global financial institutions and development agencies, including UNDP. The annual meeting organized by the UN Economic and Social Council included a thematic debate on the renewed global partnership for development in the context of the post-2015 development agenda.
16 Apr 2015
Freetown, Sierra Leone - Hundreds of hard-to-reach communities now get anti-Ebola advice, education and independent news, as a satellite link from the United Nations Development Programme boosts the reach of Sierra Leone's sole, free radio network.
09 Apr 2015
The strong political will of Africa’s leaders is needed to ensure increased and sustained financing for social protection initiatives, if the continent is to lift millions of people out of poverty and onto the path to prosperity.
07 Apr 2015
The newly released Asian Development Outlook 2015 report– ”Financing Asia’s Future Growth” analyses the trends and challenges of financing for the Asia-Pacific region, which is extremely timely and relevant for the broader ongoing inter-governmental discussion, both on Financing for Development and on post-2015 Development Agenda.
03 Apr 2015
Rosarr, Sierra Leone - In her small, rural village, 18 year-old Isatu Sesay has fought through tragedy to support herself and her two brothers.
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 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
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
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.
20 May 2015:The hidden aspects of women’s poverty
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 22 May 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the Astana Economic Forum on High-Level Plenary Session
- 21 May 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the Astana Economic Forum on “Nurly Zhol – New Opportunities for women”
- 21 May 2015:Helen Clark: Speech on Modernizing Civil Services for the New Sustainable Development Agenda at the Astana Economic Forum on “Meritocracy and Professional Ethics as Key Factors of Civil Service Effectiveness”