Satellite images show scale of destruction in YemenSep 2, 2015Satellite images released by UNDP and UNOSAT-UNITAR show the recent destruction of markets, buildings, roads and bridges, as well as private homes and businesses, as a result of the ongoing fighting in Yemen.
Youth project provides jobs to displaced people in YemenSep 2, 2015A community based project in Yemen provides jobs to displaced young people to help create awareness around water and sanitation.
UNDP, Red Cross to help reintegrate Ebola volunteersAug 14, 2015UNDP and IFRC kick-start a project to reintegrate and train volunteer workers who have been on the front line fighting the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone.
International Youth Day to focus on civic engagementAug 12, 2015An online campaign spreads the voices of young people from around the world in the build up to International youth Day on August 12.
UNDP kicks off support for victims of the conflict in Northeast NigeriaAug 3, 2015UNDP has begun to implement a programme of early recovery in the northeast of Nigeria that will create hundreds of jobs while promoting peace and social cohesion among conflict-affected communities.
Madagascar votes in milestone municipal electionJul 31, 2015Voters today headed to the polls in Madagascar to elect mayors and local officials. The election was one of the final steps of a Southern African Development Community (SADC)-brokered roadmap to end the crisis and consolidate the country’s young democracy.
As Ebola resurfaces, Liberia focuses on staying at zero casesJul 10, 2015When a new Ebola case was confirmed in Liberia, almost two months after the country was declared free from the disease, the country’s active case finders spurred into action.
As Ebola ebbs, a boost for justice in Sierra Leone Jun 24, 2015Moyamba, Sierra Leone - For over two years, 17-year old Sorbah lived in fear and uncertainty. Falsely charged with burglary in early 2013, his life was put on hold.
UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Connie Britton Visits RwandaJun 22, 2015UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Connie Britton visited Rwanda over the weekend as part of her official visit to Africa. Committed to raising awareness of UNDP’s work in poverty reduction and women’s empowerment, Britton witnessed firsthand the agency's projects and their impact on African communities.
UNDP Ambassador Connie Britton visits Kenya development projects Jun 18, 2015Britton is witnessing firsthand UNDP’s work and impact on communities, climate change, environmental conservation, disaster risk reduction and economic empowerment.
01 Sep 2015:An AIDS-free generation was simply unimaginable
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 01 Sep 2015:Helen Clark: Statement to the Second Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board
- 31 Aug 2015:Helen Clark: Speech to the Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament
- 29 Aug 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at World Assembly of Women on “Women’s Empowerment through Sanitation”