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22 Jan 2014
Pakistan has shown consistent progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and is ramping up efforts to achieve targets set for Universal Primary Education and Net Primary Enrolment Ratio, says a report by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform (MPDR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
21 Jan 2014
Despite evidence that inequality prevents countries from developing in a wide number of areas, little progress has been made combatting it, said United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark today at the London School of Economics where she was giving a lecture at the International Growth Centre.
20 Jan 2014
As the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) continues, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called on the international community to help prevent the conflict from leaving a legacy of even greater deprivation and poverty in the country.
16 Jan 2014
Deco, Nedved, Roberto Carlos and referee Collina, to join Ronaldo and Zidane in 11th annual Match Against Poverty
Legendary six-time World Referee winner, Pierluigi Collina along with international football players Deco, Pavel Nedvěd, Roberto Carlos, Fernando Hierro, are among the personalities that have confirmed they will join Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane at the 11th Annual Match Against Poverty taking place on March 4 at the Stade De Suisse National Stadium in Bern, Switzerland.
15 Jan 2014
United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Chair of the Arab States/Middle East and North Africa Regional United Nations Development Group (UNDG) Sima Bahous appealed to the international community to scale up investment in national development processes to mitigate the impact of the Syria crisis on neighbouring countries.
13 Jan 2014
The United Nations Development Programme’s Asia-Pacific Centre (APRC) has signed a US $16.7 million Grant Agreement with the Global Fund to Fights AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for a multi-country South Asia HIV Programme.
08 Jan 2014
Development partners agreed that the Kuwait II Pledging Conference for Syria, slated for 15 January 2014, should encompass support for critical development efforts to compliment the humanitarian response to the crisis in Syria and its spill over impacts on neighbouring countries.
06 Jan 2014
This month, UNDP joins Times Square Advertising Coalition and Times Square Arts as partners for Midnight Moment, a synchronized, cutting-edge creative content on electronic billboards and newspaper kiosks throughout Times Square every night.
24 Dec 2013
The Russian Federation granted the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kyrgyztan US$ 3.5 million for the implementation of a development programme in Naryn Province.
23 Dec 2013
A test group of more than 100 people in typhoon-ravaged Tacloban starts getting paid today through mobile phones. This money transfer system will be used for those employed in emergency clean-up schemes in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)
23 Dec 2013
Leading Indian based social enterprise Babajob has announced it will join the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with plans to connect over 15 million low-income job seekers in India with better job opportunities by 2016.
19 Dec 2013
Switzerland to host UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane in 11th annual Match Against Poverty
The 11th Match Against Poverty will take place on 4 March 2014 in Switzerland. Proceeds raised will help recovery efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most devastating storms in history.
19 Dec 2013
The United Nations Development Programme has launched, together with partners, a new centre that will help countries to best use mining revenues for sustainable development.
18 Dec 2013
International Data Group’s Chief Security Officer (CSO) magazine today announced the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as a winner of the prestigious CSO40 Award.
17 Dec 2013
L’OCCITANE EN PROVENCE, a leading natural ingredient-based cosmetics firm, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) as it launched an environmental and social project for traditional shea butter production in Burkina Faso.
13 Dec 2013
Brazilian mobile payment company PagPop joins the Business Call to Action planning to reach 300,000 low-income customers
Brazilian based PagPop has announced it will join the Business Call to Action (BCtA), with plans to reach 300,000 new credit card users across Brazil in the next two years.
12 Dec 2013
Indonesia shares lessons learned on how to rebuild effectively and provide insights into managing large-scale recovery programmes.
11 Dec 2013
Today, UNDP launched the third volume of Empowering Lives, Building Resilience, a report compiling sustainable energy success stories from UNDP’s work in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. These stories demonstrate how sound policies, capacities and financing lead to lasting change.
09 Dec 2013
Natural resources, such as land, forests and minerals, can help create jobs, rebuild economic livelihoods and reintegrate former combatants in war-torn countries - but only if they are managed properly, says a new United Nations report
09 Dec 2013
Leading U.S based social enterprise, ClickMedix has announced it will join the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with plans to provide more than 1,000 community-based nurses, physicians, and health workers with mobile smartphone technologies to help them improve care for more than 1 million underserved patients.
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- 23 Apr 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the Opening Session of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS Cluster Meeting