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19 Nov 2012
The Fifth Annual Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo) opened today in Vienna, with more than 600 delegates from 150 countries convening to exchange and scale-up best practices and innovative solutions to crosscutting energy insecurity climate change challenges.
16 Nov 2012
On a two-day visit to Afghanistan this week, UNDP Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan launched a US$ 30 million project to promote gender equality by improving access to legal services and economic opportunities for women as well as strengthening the Government’s Ministry of Women’s Affairs’ efforts to improve the situation of women in Afghanistan.
13 Nov 2012
Global challenges such as pandemics, refugees flows, transnational crime, and climate change demand updated global institutions fit for the 21st Century, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark said Tuesday.
08 Nov 2012
An international conference on democratic reform - entitled “The Political Economy of Transitions – Analysis for Change” - will bring together policy-makers from high-profile transition countries such as Myanmar, Egypt and Tunisia and experts from large democracies like Brazil and Indonesia today in Oslo, Norway.
08 Nov 2012
UNDP joins global Climate and Clean Air Coalition with call for urgent action to avert catastrophic impacts
Climate change threatens to undermine hard-won human development gains and the longer the world waits to act the more costly the damages and solutions will become, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said today.
02 Nov 2012
Participants at the closing session of the seventh African Economic Conference urged African leaders to put in place bold economic reforms, aimed at sustaining growth and boosting human development.
31 Oct 2012
UNDP Goodwill Ambassador, HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and the Minister of International Development, H. E. Mr. Heikki Holmås today ended a three-day visit to Haiti. They met with Haitian authorities, Haitian people and members of the civil society.
30 Oct 2012
Burundi’s remarkable development achievements are coming just seven years after the civil war ended.
30 Oct 2012
Opening an unprecedented gathering of experts here, present and former African Heads of State urged business, community and political leaders to help turn the continent’s impressive growth into economic opportunities for ordinary citizens.
29 Oct 2012
Nearly 20 football players have confirmed their participation in the 10th edition of the Match Against Poverty taking place for the first time in Brazil, on 19 December.
26 Oct 2012
UNDP signs agreements with Norway and Ireland to support Democracy Consolidation Projects and Human Rights
UNDP and the Governments of Norway and Ireland have signed financing agreements to support democracy consolidation and human rights in Malawi.
25 Oct 2012
African leaders, academics to debate economic transformation and empowerment at African Economic Conference 2012
Hundreds of leaders and scholars from Africa and around the world will gather in Kigali, Rwanda, from October 30 to November 2 to debate the continent’s prospects for sustainable and inclusive growth in the context of the international economic crisis.
18 Oct 2012
Nearly all countries of Asia and the Pacific criminalize some aspects of sex work. Criminalization increases vulnerability to HIV by fuelling stigma and discrimination, limits access to sexual health services and condoms.
18 Oct 2012
The United Nations Development Programme unveiled a robust environmental strategy to address unprecedented levels of global biodiversity loss.
17 Oct 2012
At a ministerial reception hosted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests during the Eleventh Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, the India Biodiversity Awards were presented by Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of State for Environment and Forests, Government of India and Rebeca Grynspan, UN Under-Secretary General and UNDP Associate Administrator.
16 Oct 2012
African leaders, international organizations and civil society representatives will meet in Botswana’s capital, Gaborone, for the next three days to discuss Africa’s diverse social fabric and how it can serve as an asset for democracy and development.
16 Oct 2012
The Equator Initiative - a UN-led partnership which recognizes the success of local sustainable development projects with the biennial Equator Prize - has launched a series of 127 case studies and a volume of “lessons-learned” outlining the key components of successful, community-based development initiatives.
12 Oct 2012
African post-2015 dialogue launched with call for governance to build global transformational change
As part of the global United Nations-led post-2015 development agenda consultations, the first in a series of dialogues on governance, including accountability by governments, concluded in South Africa today.
12 Oct 2012
Ministry of Rural Development and UNDP sign letter of collaboration in support of rural employment and livelihood programmes
The Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a letter of collaboration for UNDP’s support to the rural employment and livelihood programmes in India during the twelfth five year plan of the Government of India (2013-2017).
11 Oct 2012
UNDP has called for the formation of a caucus of women political leaders across party lines to enhance women’s participation within political parties and to advocate for the Women’s Reservation Bill as a collective voice.
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 15 Apr 2014: Helen Clark: Speech at the Opening of the First High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation
- 12 Apr 2014: Helen Clark: Statement to the Development Committee
- 12 Apr 2014: Helen Clark: Statement to the 29th Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee