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27 Jan 2014
First democratic constitution in ‘cradle of Arab Spring’ hailed for strong commitment to human rights, promotion of gender equality
09 Jan 2014
Four years after the 2010 earthquake, enormous efforts have been made to help the country recover and improve the lives of Haitians in the affected neighbourhoods.
09 Jan 2014
The heads of South Sudan’s ethnically diverse peace and reconciliation institutions spoke jointly for the first time today, urging the country’s political leaders to immediately stop the fighting and put forward a peace plan.
26 Dec 2013
Aid agencies are preparing to scale up their work in key locations across South Sudan, as continuing clashes kill hundreds and drive tens of thousands from their homes, while the UN urged all forces to lay down their arms.
20 Dec 2013
People in Madagascar voted Friday in a presidential run-off expected to end the country’s four-year political stalemate. Close to eight million registered women and men were due to elect a president and 151 members of parliament. The vote is seen as an important step toward resuming development in a country where nine people out of ten live in poverty.
19 Dec 2013
United Nations field representatives joined a youth-led march for peace this morning in Bangui, the capital. “We want to express our desire to restore the harmony that has always existed between Christians and Muslims in this country,” a participant said.
13 Dec 2013
The Foundation Center joins a rapidly expanding transparency movement comprised of governments, multilaterals, NGOs, private sector organizations and foundations in 30 countries worldwide.
05 Dec 2013
On International Volunteer Day, Iker Casillas, UNDP's Goodwill Ambassador, encourages young people in Uzbekistan to get involved in their communities as volunteers, and to take pride in helping others.
05 Dec 2013
Millions of people around the world took time to give to something back on #GivingTuesday, a worldwide celebration of the spirit of volunteerism and philanthropy.
05 Dec 2013
It was with great personal sadness that I learned of the passing of Nelson Mandela today.
05 Dec 2013
Helen Clark assured national authorities of the organization’s strong support to the country, at a time when it’s facing the most debilitating drought in its history.
12 Nov 2013
The United Nations today appealed for nearly a third of a billion dollars to provide humanitarian assistance to typhoon hit regions of the Philippines where aid workers are labouring around the clock to get in urgently needed survival supplies, such as food, clean water, shelter and basic medicines.
11 Nov 2013
The United Nations today announced an emergency allocation of US$25 million to fund critical relief efforts in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan, which carved a trail of destruction across the Central Philippines on 8 November.
07 Nov 2013
On 2 September the Government of Ecuador formally notified the UN Development Programme (UNDP) that it had brought the Yasuní ITT initiative to an end. Subsequently, on 8 October the Trust Fund’s Steering Committee agreed that the Trust Fund would reimburse all contributions received. The Yasuní ITT Trust Fund Steering Committee is responsible for the strategic focus and supervision of the Fund, and is composed of representatives from the Government of Ecuador, contributing governments, and Ecuadorian civil society.
06 Nov 2013
Empowering women in natural resource management critical for lasting peace in war-torn countries, says UN report
Ensuring that women have better access to and control of natural resources such as land, water, forests and minerals can improve the chances of long-term peace and recovery in war-torn countries, says a UN report, “Women and Natural Resources: Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential”, released today.
06 Nov 2013
UNDP Administrator completed a three day visit to the United Arab Emirates focused on the country’s work on sustainable development and climate change, development co-operation, and logistical support to facilitate humanitarian efforts.
30 Oct 2013
As an endorsement of the Millennium Declaration principles, such as poverty eradication, respect to human rights, environmental sustainability and peace and security, a new post-2015 agenda will come about in the next two years that will guide world leaders through a new global development framework.
29 Oct 2013
On the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy making landfall in the United States, UN officials are reminding the public not to forget the storm’s less documented Caribbean victims.
25 Oct 2013
Nearly 8 million people in Madagascar were expected to vote for a new president, in an election postponed several times and widely expected to break the country’s five-year political impasse.
22 Oct 2013
Despite progress in preventing conflicts and disasters last year, many countries still face chronic crises and often remain mired in poverty.
30 Sep 2014:Le noble dessein de la traduction
25 Sep 2014:Le développement durable « fait maison »
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