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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.
22 Oct 2013
UNDP honored eight Asian peace activists from conflict countries at its third annual N-Peace awards ceremony that was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 22 October. The N-Peace Awards spotlight women who demonstrate leadership in building peace, and men who work with women for gender equality.
21 Oct 2013
A new Security Council resolution, passed unanimously on Friday at an open debate on women, peace and security, stresses that sustainable peace depends on simultaneous progress in political stability, security, development, human rights--including gender equality-- justice, and the rule of law.
18 Oct 2013
In the wake of the 25 September UN General Assembly's Special Event towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United Nations Association–UK released the publication “Global Development Goals: Leaving No One Behind” to inspire discussions and actions on international development around the world.
16 Oct 2013
UN Secretary-General appoints Sigrid Kaag of the Netherlands as Special Coordinator of the OPCW-United Nations Joint Mission
New York --United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Sigrid Kaag of the Netherlands as Special Coordinator of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)-United Nations Joint Mission to eliminate the chemical weapons programme of the Syrian Arab Republic. The appointment has been made in close consultations with OPCW Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü.
08 Oct 2013
More than 22 parliamentarians from 13 Latin American and Caribbean countries met this week in Brasilia to breathe new life into efforts to enhance political participation by the youth of the region. The forum, “Youth and political participation in decision-making” took place on October 1-3 in Brasilia . It brought together political leaders and lawmakers from across the political spectrum - Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Costa Rica to Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay, not to mention young men and women from the region.
07 Oct 2013
International experts tackled how new global development goals can best end poverty and protect the planet at a conference co-hosted by UNDP and the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Seoul.
03 Oct 2013
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called on UN Member States to grant victims of conflict and human rights abuses a stronger voice and better representation when it comes to accessing justice and reparations.
02 Oct 2013
Foundations and civil society organizations convene during UN Week to advance Post 2015 development agenda
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were at the heart of discussions on 27 September, as various stakeholders met at the Ford Foundation in New York to discuss how philanthropies and their civil society partners can contribute to the future development agenda, to be renewed in 2015.
25 Sep 2013
Making anti-corruption policies part of daily life and create more accountability at national and international levels were at the core of a global panel discussion this morning, held alongside the 68th United Nations General Assembly.
25 Sep 2013
As the three-day Social Good Summit came to a close, UNDP’s global network of country offices held an unprecedented number of meetups around the worldwide.
25 Sep 2013
The Syria crisis will cost Lebanon $7.5 billion in economic losses by the end of next year, according to a joint report prepared by the World Bank, the United Nations and the Government of Lebanon.
25 Sep 2013
Nearly 9 million people worldwide have directly benefited from the programmes of the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund (MDG-F), and these experiences can help inform global development efforts after 2015.
23 Sep 2013
With around 800 days left until the target date for achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), today the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) along with the League of Arab States and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) launched a report showing that recent turmoil in the Arab region imperils progress towards the goals across the Arab world.
23 Sep 2013
The Social Good Summit 2013 opened yesterday with the theme #2030NOW — how will the world look in 2030 and how can we shape it to improve the lives of those most in need?
07 Oct 2014:Etat de droit : la clé du ‘cercle vertueux’
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 28 Oct 2014:Gina Casar: Statement at the Berlin Conference on the Syrian Refugee Situation – Supporting Stability in the Region
- 28 Oct 2014:Gina Casar: Statement to the International Support Group for Lebanon
- 28 Oct 2014:Magdy Martínez-Solimán: Opening Remarks at the First Global Forum on Youth Policies