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05 Jun 2014
The first of six UNDP-supported police stations opened in Hammamet, Tunisia last week, part of a programme in support of security sector reform, financed by the Governments of Belgium, Japan and Norway. Five more are currently under construction or renovation.
30 May 2014
The necessity of providing justice and support to wartime victims of sexual violence was underscored at a regional conference supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that brought together more than 120 government officials and civil society activists from countries throughout Southeast Europe.
21 May 2014
As part of the humanitarian response, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has agreed to help mitigate the crisis by providing emergency employment to affected and displaced people, helping people move home and address the underlying causes of the conflict by helping communities to mediate and settle disputes peacefully.
19 May 2014
The Ambassadors of India, Brazil and South Africa to the United Nations, the United Nations Secretary-General and the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) highlighted the achievements of their joint activities carried out through the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation, known as the IBSA Fund.
19 May 2014
By participating more effectively in the global production of goods and services, Africa can transform its economy and achieve a development breakthrough, according to the latest African Economic Outlook, released at the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings.
19 May 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released a new guidebook today encouraging low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to make greater use of competition law and policy to increase access to HIV treatment and other health technologies.
16 May 2014
UNDP's partner Arup, a global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, was yesterday announced Consultancy of the Year for 2014 by the UK Guardian Sustainable Business Awards.
15 May 2014
UNDP and UN Women sign a USD 29.5 million Agreement with the Palestinian Ministries of Justice and Interior
In a concerted effort to strengthen the rule of law and improve access to justice across the occupied Palestinian territory, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Interior, UN Women and UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People signed a USD 29.5 million agreement to support the establishment of a viable Palestinian state solidly based on the rule of law, human rights and justice.
13 May 2014
Nepal Human Development Report 2014 released; calls for enhancing skills of the population, and bridging the regional divide
Amid Nepal’s commitment to graduate from status of Least Developed Country, Nepal Human Development Report 2014 was released today that calls for enhancing skills of the population, while bridging the regional and group divide in human potential and investing in youth and agriculture.
07 May 2014
International Aid Transparency Initiative Annual Report – Progress made, but still more to do to achieve greater transparency
Today marks the publication of the second International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) annual report, which looks at progress made from January to December 2013. The IATI Annual Report demonstrates that IATI is truly a multi-stakeholder movement and is gaining momentum.
07 May 2014
María Eugenia Casar of Mexico Appointed Under-Secretary-General and Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of María Eugenia Casar of Mexico as Under-Secretary-General and Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
07 May 2014
Jessica Faieta of Ecuador Appointed Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Latin America and The Caribbean of the United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Jessica Faieta of Ecuador as Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean at the United Nations Development Programme.
05 May 2014
The United Nations will devote the first week of May to getting out the vote for its MY World opinion poll, organizing a multitude of activities in more than 50 countries to raise awareness of and boost global participation in its efforts to foster a conversation with the world's citizens that will better inform future international policy-making.
16 Apr 2014
Thirty-eight new initiatives were launched by governments, business, private foundations and civil society to push forward effective development co-operation at the first High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation.
15 Apr 2014
DataWind, a leading developer of wireless web access and products, and the manufacturer of the world’s lowest cost android tablet PC, announced that it has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA).
15 Apr 2014
The United Nations Development Programme has hailed today’s landmark Supreme Court judgment as an important step in ending discrimination against the community.
14 Apr 2014
The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) this week launched the third phase of a major initiative in support of transition in the Arab States region, expanding the partnership to cover 14 countries with the addition of Iraq, Lebanon and Palestine.
11 Apr 2014
The XI Match Against Poverty held last March in Bern, Switzerland raised US$190,000 for ongoing recovery efforts in the Philippines where more than 5,000 people lost their lives last November to Typhoon Haiyan.
11 Apr 2014
Kesha Pariyar, a beneficiary of the United Nations Development Programme in Nepal, won the Business for Peace Award 2014, a prestigious global prize presented by the Business for Peace Foundation, based in Oslo, Norway.
09 Apr 2014
The State of Kuwait this week contributed US$2.5 million towards UNDP’s emergency support in Syria and neighboring countries.
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Latest Speeches and Statements
- 27 Apr 2015:Gina Casar: Speech at the Inaugural Session of “Tropical Landscapes Summit: A Global Investment Opportunity"
- 27 Apr 2015:Speech for Youth Plenary "An Intergenerational Dialogue with the Custodians of the Future At Tropical Landscapes Summit: A Global Investment Opportunity"
- 23 Apr 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the Opening Session of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS Cluster Meeting