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.
Canadian wood construction manufacturers and UNDP rebuild local government infrastructure after Typhoon HaiyanJun 16, 2015In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms recorded in history, the Quebec Wood Export Bureau (QWEB) and UNDP have partnered to provide municipal building solutions to the people of Guiuan in the Philippines.
UNDP-supported innovator helps build energy efficient stoves for earthquake survivors in NepalJun 11, 2015UNDP award winner and local inventor designed energy efficient cooking stoves for disaster-resilient temporary shelters.
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Latest Speeches and Statements
- 26 Aug 2015:Helen Clark: Bishop Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture 2015 on “The promise and challenge of 2015 for sustainable development”
- 03 Aug 2015:Helen Clark: Statement on President Obama’s Clean Power Plan
- 16 Jul 2015:Helen Clark: Statement on the outcome of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development