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- 23 Sep 2014
22 Sep 2014
On the margins of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Sima Bahous, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Director for Arab States, and His Excellency Mr. Nasser Judeh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Jordan, signed an agreement to open a Regional Centre in Amman.
21 Sep 2014
The State of Qatar signed a USD 88.5 million grant agreement with the United Nations Multi-Partner Trust Fund, administered by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), to finance recovery and reconstruction in Darfur, Sudan. It is the single largest donation of the State of Qatar to the United Nations.
18 Sep 2014
Nakamitsu to head UNDP Crisis Response Unit, Martinez-Soliman to head Bureau of Policy and Programme Support
Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), announced Izumi Nakamitsu and Magdy Martinez-Soliman as Assistant Administrators of the UN’s largest development agency.
18 Sep 2014
More international support for Lebanon is needed to help it to maintain its stability as it hosts very large numbers of Syrian refugees”, the Administrator of the UN’s Development Programme Helen Clark said as she wrapped up a visit to the country with UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres.
16 Sep 2014
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to contribute $180,000 USD toward building the capacities of the Ivorian national police to prevent the appearance and spread of Ebola in the country.
15 Sep 2014
Thinkers and practitioners from leading poverty-fighting institutions discussed how to best measure and analyze data for effective anti-poverty policy making.
12 Sep 2014
Working with the Ministry of Internal Affairs, County Superintendents and County Ebola Task Forces in all of Liberia’s 15 counties,UNDP is boosting public information and sensitization campaigns; forging partnerships with traditional and religious leaders to promote Ebola prevention awareness, as well as improving tracking of Ebola cases and tracing people who have had contact with those diagnosed with the virus.
10 Sep 2014
Globally, natural disasters have caused damages of nearly $4 trillion over the past 30 years—and the frequency and intensity of these powerful storms, droughts and earthquakes continue to rise.
05 Sep 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has concluded a three-day expert consultation on “Reconciliation as a mechanism for conflict prevention and peacebuilding”, with discussions focusing on understanding history, timing, collective memories, changing contexts and subjectivities, as well as future goals.
03 Sep 2014
Minute of Silence Held for Fallen UN Peacekeepers as Executive Board Meeting of UNDP/UNFPA/ UNOPS continues
Opening the second day of the UNDP/UNFPA/ UNOPS Executive Board meeting, the Board's President, Ambassador Peter Thomson, called for a minute's silence. The vigil of silence was held in honour of the four UN Peacekeepers from Chad who were killed yesterday in Mali in the service of UN Peacekeeping.
03 Sep 2014
Helping Save Samoa’s Forests: UNDP Administrator and GEF Chief Executive meet a community on the frontline
With Samoa’s forests under increasing threat from climate change, unsustainable land use practices and the advance of invasive species, the government is working with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and 26 communities across the country to save three critical forest areas.
02 Sep 2014
Report highlights important role of energy and environment-related projects in catalyzing sustainable development in Small Island Developing States
Sustainable development is vital for Small Island Developing States to help reduce poverty, promote human development, and build resilience, says a new publication produced jointly by the UNDP and the Global Environment Facility (GEF).
02 Sep 2014
Ambassador Peter Thomson, Executive Board President and Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations, today opened the latest session of the Executive Board of three UN development agencies.
31 Aug 2014
UN invites private sector to help the Pacific’s unbanked access financial services New UNDP/ UNCDF facility offers US$ five million in grants
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) today launched a new funding facility, inviting financial service providers to develop new ways of enabling low-income and rural Pacific Islanders to access affordable savings, insurance, credit and other financial services.
28 Aug 2014
A new United Nations report offers concrete recommendations to reverse a rising trend of poverty, vulnerability and exclusion in Pacific Island countries.
26 Aug 2014
UNDP calls for universal social protection, with more emphasis on health and education to avoid social and economic setbacks.
18 Aug 2014
The United Nations in Sierra Leone has said today that an additional $18 million is needed to bolster the Government of Sierra Leone’s efforts in halting the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The disease has now spread to 12 of 13 districts in the country with a cumulative total of more than 800 EVD cases and 350 deaths.
08 Aug 2014
Phillips Healthcare Services Limited (PHSL) announced its plan to join the Business Call to Action (BCtA). PHSL brings its expertise in providing affordable and sustainable healthcare solutions for tackling malnutrition in Kenya. The company has also announced plans to expand its pilot nutritional supplement programme to reach more than 150,000 young children with micronutrient powder by 2018.
28 Jul 2014
Port-of-Spain, 28 July – The Government of Japan and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) sealed today a new partnership to help disaster-prone Caribbean countries mitigate the effects and adapt to climate change.
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 23 Sep 2014:Helen Clark: Opening speech at the Climate Summit Forests Pavilion United Nations
- 22 Sep 2014:Helen Clark: Speech at the “Towards a Deforestation-Free Future: The Demand-Side Challenge” Side Event
- 22 Sep 2014:Helen Clark: Opening Speech at a Ford Foundation Event on “The Forest and Climate Challenge: Business, Government and Indigenous Community Leaders Call for Action”