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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.
20 Mar 2013
A crowdsourcing project called The Civil20 Dialogue is allowing global citizens to influence key policy recommendations that will be presented to the leaders during the G20 Summit
18 Mar 2013
The UN is seeking a binding treaty that closes current loopholes in the international framework for controlling the arms trade.
- 18 Mar 2013
18 Mar 2013
Connecting poverty eradication and environmental sustainability is the ‘make or break’ for our future
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica, Mr. Carlos Roverssi; Special Envoy of the French President for the Protection of the Planet Nicolas Hulot; the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Helen Clark; and the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Achim Steiner opened today a conference on the role of environmental sustainability in the future development agenda.
15 Mar 2013
The IKEA Group of Sweden has announced its commitment to the Business Call to Action (BCtA) and reinforced its goal to use only cotton produced entirely in line with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) in all IKEA products by end of 2015.
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 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”
- 18 Apr 2015:Helen Clark: statement at the 91st Meeting of the Development Committee
- 18 Apr 2015:Helen Clark: statement at the 31st Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee