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12 Nov 2013
The most effective way to reduce citizen insecurity is by improving people’s lives, boosting inclusive economic growth and enhancing security and justice institutions, according to the Regional Human Development Report (HDR) 2013-2014.
12 Nov 2013
Patient data company PharmaSecure commits to the Business Call to Action while expanding mobile health services in India
PharmaSecure, a leading patient data company, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) to improve healthcare access for 200,000 people in India by 2015 through its specialty mobile phone application psConnect™.
12 Nov 2013
Japan today extended a US$ 16.7 million grant to the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan in support of free, fair, credible elections and a more responsive democracy.
08 Nov 2013
Vietnam meeting examines evolving challenges in the region and how to address them.
07 Nov 2013
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Motorola Solutions today presented the International Network of Social Innovators for Human Development (INSIHD) at a roundtable with local social entrepreneurs, stakeholders, and partners from academia, civil society, government, the private sector, and international organizations. The event was held on the margins of the ICT 4 Agriculture conference.
05 Nov 2013
The Hippocampus Learning Centres (HLC), a leading social enterprise, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) to address the basic educational needs in rural India. The company plans to expand its education programs and teacher training for women through its innovative Kindergarten and After-School programmes to over 380,000 children by 2018.
03 Nov 2013
At the end of two days meetings, Regional Directors and Representatives of 22 agencies of the United Nations agreed to launch a collective “development response” to the Syria crisis.
02 Nov 2013
Regional Directors and Representatives of over 20 United Nations (UN) agencies started meetings today in Amman to discuss means to harmonize UN responses to the Syria crisis.
01 Nov 2013
Nepal wins Global South-South Development Leadership Award during the Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo) in Kenya. The theme of GSSD Expo was ‘Building inclusive green economies - South-South Cooperation for sustainable development and poverty eradication.’
31 Oct 2013
Fully biodegradable plates implanted with organic seeds in Colombia to provide food after use, a social media website to promote car-sharing in Viet Nam, certified cocoa for speciality markets, and affordable biodegradable sanitary pads made from banana waste are just some of the 34 winners of the 2013 SEED Awards, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced today.
31 Oct 2013
U.S. based social enterprise Envirofit International has announced it will join the Business Call to Action (BCtA), with plans to reduce greenhouse gases by 193,500 tons of carbon through the sales of 150,000 clean cookstoves across Kenya in the next two years.
30 Oct 2013
The eighth annual African Economic Conference concluded today, calling on development and business leaders to turn Africa into a hub of business and development excellence.
28 Oct 2013
Heads of State and business and development experts from across the world will gather at the three-day African Economic Conference from Monday, October 28 to Wednesday, October 30 in Johannesburg, South Africa, to discuss regional integration and its role in boosting economic growth and human well-being on the continent.
25 Oct 2013
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador, His Royal Highness (HRH) Crown Prince Haakon of Norway will arrive in Zambia on October 28th, for a four-day visit geared to helping support the agency’s role in the country’s development.
24 Oct 2013
The head of the UN Development Group has wrapped up a three-day visit to Iran, saying that the country has made impressive human development progress, but that development challenges remained.
23 Oct 2013
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the top-ranked multilateral organization in aid transparency according to a leading global ranking released today.
16 Oct 2013
FINO PayTech, a leading payments technology company and India’s largest alternate channel for banking services, announced plans to join the Business Call to Action (BCtA) and scale up its business and banking technology platform as well as its branchless banking solutions in rural India.
14 Oct 2013
The United Nations Development Programme and the National Elections Commission of the Republic of Korea will co-host the largest forum on electoral matters in the world from 15-17 October in Seoul. Threats to electoral integrity, cost-effectiveness in electoral processes, and professional training of election officials will top the agenda of this important global event.
09 Oct 2013
In support of anti-corruption initiatives of the Government of the Philippines, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners hosted a forum today aimed at promoting transparency and accountability in governance. This forum is part of the Integrity Caravan, a year-long series of activities across the country aimed at building broad-based support and strategic partnerships on anti-corruption. The caravan was launched by the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) and UNDP earlier this year.
03 Oct 2013
#GivingTuesday Goes Global, Partners from around the Globe Join the 60-Day Countdown to December 3, 2013
Today, thousands of #GivingTuesday partners around the world – including for the first time international non-profits, as well as civic-minded businesses and corporations – begin the 60-day countdown to the second annual #GivingTuesday, December 3 as the start of the holiday giving season.
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Latest Speeches and Statements
- 18 Dec 2014:Gina Casar: Statement at the launch of the Syria Strategic Response Plan 2015 and the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan 2015, Berlin, Germany
- 11 Dec 2014:Helen Clark: Speech on “Democratic Governance, Human Rights, and Development” at NORAD's Annual Conference, Oslo, Norway
- 09 Dec 2014:Helen Clark: Opening Speech at Peruvian Partnerships Dialogues on Public-Private Collaboration for Climate and Development, UNFCCC COP 20, Lima, Peru