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05 Jun 2013
The first World Indigenous Network (WIN) meeting recently concluded in Darwin, Australia, from 26-31 May 2013 bringing together indigenous land and sea managers from around the world. UNDP and UNEP were present at the gathering to jointly launch a new toolkit designed to assist civil society-led initiatives to voluntarily conserve Indigenous Peoples’ and Community Conserved Territories and Areas (ICCAs).
03 Jun 2013
Yokohama - As the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD V) drew to a close, leaders from 50 African countries and international partners vowed to work hand in hand to deliver quality growth and sustainable development to Africa.
02 Jun 2013
Japanese lifestyle brand MUJI has announced the development of an eco-friendly natural dyeing plant in Cambodia, as part as its commitment to the Business Call to Action (BCtA).
02 Jun 2013
Yokohama – Building resilience to disasters and climate change will not only protect the fruits of development in Africa, but is also necessary to further propel inclusive growth in the continent, global leaders meeting in Japan agreed on Sunday.
31 May 2013
More than 40,000 people will gather in Yokohama, Japan, over the next three days for a landmark conference focused on strengthening partnerships to accelerate the momentum on human development in Africa.
31 May 2013
The importance of gender equality and the empowerment of women in driving development in Africa will be the focus of a high-level panel at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V).
30 May 2013
Post-2015 goals must prioritise sexual and reproductive health rights, and gender equality, UNDP Chief says
Kuala Lumpur – UN Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark spoke at the Women Deliver conference today on the importance of a renewed global development agenda giving priority to sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality and women's empowerment.
28 May 2013
The Regional Service Centre supports the work and partnerships of the 46 country offices supervised by UNDP Regional Bureau of Africa and “offers strategic policy and programme advice based on UNDP’s expertise and experience.
27 May 2013
Africa’s agricultural, mining and energy resources could boost the continent’s economic growth and pave the way for a breakthrough in human development, according to the African Economic Outlook 2013.
27 May 2013
WomenDeliver+SocialGood connects experts and innovators to discuss how new media can support women’s health and empowerment
The Social Good Summit partners – the UN Development Programme, Mashable, 92nd Street Y, the United Nations Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – hosted today WomenDeliver+Social Good, a unique dialogue between media experts, social entrepreneurs, and policy leaders about how digital media and technology can help create sustainable solutions for women and girls around the world.
27 May 2013
Social Good Summit partners launch +SocialGood to connect global communities around technology and social media for social change
The Social Good Summit partners today launched +SocialGood, a new approach to global engagement that connects innovators around a shared vision: the power of technology and new media to make the world a better place.
27 May 2013
Converting Africa’s impressive economic performance over the past decade into greater gains on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remains a primary challenge for Africa, according to the 2013 Africa MDG progress report, released today.
26 May 2013
An optimistic future for Sub-Saharan Africa with higher levels of human development is possible through greater engagement with other regions of the South, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark underlined during a side event at the African Union Summit today.
24 May 2013
A delegation of 36 African countries meeting in Togo has condemned the continued use of cluster bombs worldwide and urged all African nations to sign up to an international ban.
22 May 2013
Indigenous peoples in Latin America improve political participation, but women lag behind, says UNDP
Latin America has gone through an unprecedented mobilization of indigenous peoples in the past 20 years, but their political participation, particularly among women, is still low, according to a new study released by the UN Development Programme during the 12th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York.
22 May 2013
New York – Forbes Magazine names UN Development Chief Helen Clark one of the world’s 100 most powerful women for a ninth year, citing her focus on gender equality to promote sustainable growth and reduce poverty.
19 May 2013
During a visit to Sochi in southern Russia, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has met teachers and secondary school students who are using the ‘Black Sea Box’ to learn about protecting the Black Sea.
15 May 2013
Brussels - International partners today pledged to support Mali’s political transition and development process, at a conference organized jointly by the Governments of Mali and France with the European Union.
10 May 2013
Creating business and market opportunities for Africa’s poor key to advancing sustainable development, says UNDP report
Cape Town – Involving low-income communities in markets and businesses across Africa is essential for economic growth to translate into sustainable development, according to a United Nations Development Programme report released today.
06 May 2013
The United Nations Development Programme launched the second phase of a highly successful jobs and small business programme in the occupied Palestinian territory, implemented in partnership with the Palestinian Authority and funded through the Islamic Development Bank.
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 23 Apr 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the Opening Session of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS Cluster Meeting
- 22 Apr 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the Opening Ceremony of the Energy Efficiency Incubation Centre
- 20 Apr 2015:Magdy Martínez-Solimán: Statement delivered at ECOSOC high-level meeting with the World Bank, IMF, WTO and UNCTAD-Thematic debate on “Renewed global partnership for development in the context of the post-2015 development agenda”