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02 May 2013
New York — The United Nations Development Programme and the Islamic Trade and Finance Corporation of the Islamic Development Bank agreed today to cooperate in the Arab States region on fighting poverty and creating jobs.
22 Apr 2013
More than 130 organizations are now publishing their data to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI), an open data platform that gives a comprehensive and comparable picture of aid flows in order to improve accountability and impact.
22 Apr 2013
Port-au-Prince - Three years after the 2010 earthquake that devastated Port-au-Prince, the Political Champions for Disaster Resilience are calling on the international community and the Haitian Government to take action to make Haiti more resilient to disasters.
17 Apr 2013
In Sunday’s dual attacks on the Banadir Regional Court and in Wadajir District in Mogadishu, Somalia tragically lost a number of its legal professionals, including a judge, prosecutors, lawyers and legal support staff, who until their last minutes were working tirelessly to protect the fundamental human rights of the Somalis they represented.
16 Apr 2013
The Latin American countries with greatest numbers of conflicts are those with broad social inequalities and governments with limited capacity to manage unrest, according to a report released today in English by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
16 Apr 2013
Companies work to employ India’s poor: Business Call to Action announces new initiatives during G20 Inclusive Business Workshop in Mumbai
Three companies have made new commitments to help thousands of low-income people in rural India improve their livelihoods, health and environment through the Business Call to Action (BCtA), an anti-poverty initiative backed by the UN Development Programme (UNDP)
15 Apr 2013
As part of their work to support African nations along a low-emission path to development, partner UN agencies, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) and the World Bank group are hosting the fifth Africa Carbon Forum in Cote d’Ivoire, on 3-5 July 2013.
11 Apr 2013
More international support needed for Jordan to cope with Syrian refugees, says UN development chief
The deterioration of the security and humanitarian situation in Syria has forced thousands of Syrians to flee and seek refuge in neighbouring countries, with Jordan alone currently hosting nearly half a million internationally displaced persons (IDPs) from Syria, according to news reports.
10 Apr 2013
Amman, Jordan – The two-day forum will identify regional priorities for the global development framework that will succeed the Millennium Development Goals framework.
09 Apr 2013
Nay Pyi Taw – Myanmar and UNDP have signed a three-year Country Programme Action Plan that outlines the development agency’s engagement in the country for 2013 to 2015.
04 Apr 2013
Innovative mobile technology can help save lives when conflicts and disasters strike in emerging countries, according to experts at a high-level event held in New York today by UNDP and the Permanent Mission of Turkey to the United Nations.
04 Apr 2013
To inspire further action, the UN and its partners are marking 1,000 days to the end of 2015 – the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals – over the next week.
04 Apr 2013
New York/Maputo – Some 400,000 residents of Mozambique will gain access to clean, locally produced cooking fuel following a commitment by Danish company Novozymes to the Business Call to Action.
03 Apr 2013
Japan thanked for US$215.3 m contribution for crisis prevention and recovery, poverty alleviation and governance in 22 countries
Tokyo – The Government of Japan has contributed US$215.3 million towards UNDP's work in restoring peace and stability, reducing disaster risk, fighting poverty and improving governance in countries in transition across Africa, Asia, the Arab States and the Caribbean.
28 Mar 2013
Some one million people are expected to gain access to high quality dental care in low-income areas of Brazil following a commitment by the Brazilian dental franchise Sorridents to the Business Call to Action, a global initiative aimed at supporting inclusive businesses.
27 Mar 2013
Hundreds of thousands of low-income people will benefit from expanded access to financial services as a result of new commitments to the Business Call to Action, an anti-poverty initiative backed by the UN Development Programme.
26 Mar 2013
A multi-stakeholder consortium has been chosen to host the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI), giving new impetus to the drive to increase the transparency and effectiveness of development spending.
22 Mar 2013
The Coca-Cola Company has pledged US $2 million this year – the International Year of Water Cooperation – to Every Drop Matters, a long-standing collaboration between the drinks giant and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
21 Mar 2013
The UN presented today the first findings from an unprecedented global conversation through which people worldwide have been invited to help Member States shape the future development agenda that will build on the MDGs after their target date at the end of 2015.
20 Mar 2013
Mahindra Rural Housing Finance (MRHFL) renewed its commitment to extend housing finance to customers in rural India as it joined a global initiative that encourages private sector efforts to fight poverty.
30 Sep 2014:Translation’s broader purpose
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 26 Sep 2014:Helen Clark: Speech at Poaching and Illicit Wildlife Trafficking: Towards Joint Action by the International Community
- 26 Sep 2014:Helen Clark: Speech at the special event to commemorative the 40th anniversary of Bangladesh's membership of the United Nations
- 26 Sep 2014:Helen Clark: Speech at the International Support Group for Lebanon