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10 Dec 2014
The Global status report on violence prevention 2014 reveals that 475 000 people were murdered in 2012, and homicide is the third leading cause of death globally for males aged 15-44 years, highlighting the urgent need for more decisive action to prevent violence.
09 Dec 2014
UNDP calls for governments, businesses and communities to boost collaboration for a new climate and development era
Tackling climate change requires serious collaboration between the public and private sectors, engagement with civil society, and having strong and transparent institutions, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said, wrapping up three-days at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP) in Lima today.
09 Dec 2014
UNDP and Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co. Ltd. have announced F3-Life as the winner of the US$ 10,000 Climate Change Finance Innovation Award.
04 Dec 2014
The role of extractive industries in promoting sustainable economic growth and employment generation, through synergies with governments and civil society, is being discussed this week in Brasilia.
04 Dec 2014
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said the international community was poised to take a “major step” towards sustainable development for all. Speaking at the launch of an advance version of his synthesis report, ‘The Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty, Transforming All Lives and Protecting the Planet’, the Secretary-General said that now is an “era of transformation” as UN Member States continue their negotiations on a universal, transformative agenda to “finish the job” begun by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
02 Dec 2014
#GivingTuesday, the global day dedicated to giving back, is taking place today for the third time. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is joining the celebration of volunteering for the second year, giving a global tint to the day by hosting events in countries all around the world.
01 Dec 2014
To strengthen the battle against Ebola, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is working with the authorities in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to coordinate payments for thousands of treatment centre staff, lab technicians, contacts tracers and burial teams.
27 Nov 2014
Wealth from extractive industries has the potential to more significantly boost the wellbeing of Papua New Guinea’s citizens. Yet the country’s development could be undermined if resources are not used in economically, socially and environmentally sustainable ways, says a new report by the UN Development Programme.
24 Nov 2014
Australia will provide more than $21 million to UNDP this year to support its vital work around the world. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop met today United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark to discuss how Australia and UNDP can further collaborate to reduce poverty, empower women and build stronger democratic institutions.
24 Nov 2014
Wild price swings caused by the Ebola health crisis are making it more difficult for households to feed themselves and make a stable living, according to a new study by the UN development programme.
21 Nov 2014
The Government of Somalia, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is set to begin an innovative project enhancing climate resilience of vulnerable communities and ecosystems through a US$8 million initiative.
20 Nov 2014
UNDP, Foundation Center, and RPA Partner with Leading Foundations to Engage Philanthropic Sector in Post-2015 Global Development Process
As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) come to a close and the global aid community embarks on the post-2015 development agenda, opportunities abound to introduce innovation and insight into the way we address the world’s most pressing issues.
19 Nov 2014
Participants at the Global South South Development Expo 2014, highlighted the contributions of countries in the global South to the Ebola response under the umbrella of South-South cooperation.They analyzed different mechanisms for scaling-up of such solutions, creating space for future partnerships between solution seekers and providers.
19 Nov 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched in Cairo its first trilingual (Arabic, English and French) Lexicon of Electoral Terminology. With close to 500 entries, the lexicon provides clear and accurate explanations of key concepts and terms in the field of elections. The Lexicon documents the most widely accepted electoral terms in Arabic accounting for regional language variations in the eight participating countries: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, Tunisia and Yemen.
18 Nov 2014
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of Yemen and the Yemeni private sector was signed today in Washington DC to foster an enabling environment for business creation and youth employment.
18 Nov 2014
The seventh annual week-long United Nations South-South Development Expo got off to strong start yesterday, with more than 500 delegates from 150 countries convening at the headquarters of the Organization of American States.
17 Nov 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today released a report showcasing how 120 countries eliminated more than 67,000 tonnes of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) and over 5 billion tonnes of CO2-equivalent greenhouse gas emissions, helping to improve air quality and technological practices in such sectors as refrigeration and air conditioning, solvents, and foams.
13 Nov 2014
UNDP, Government of Japan and Government of Ukraine to support restoration of critical social care infrastructure in Eastern Ukraine
The Government of Japan, the Government of Ukraine and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine today launched a new project to support restoration of critical social care infrastructure and services for the most vulnerable groups in post-conflict areas in Eastern Ukraine.
12 Nov 2014
26 UN Member States have pledged approximately US$ 650 million to go towards UN development work, mostly for 2015, with US$97 million destined for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
12 Nov 2014
Haiti’s Department of Civil Protection in partnership with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has been working non-stop to assist flood-affected families in the northern city of Cap-Haitien and other neighbouring towns following heavy rains, floods and landslides that killed 17 people, five of them children. More than 15,000 houses were flooded, 90 were destroyed and 800 were severely damaged. Over 6,500 people are temporarily housed in emergency shelters.
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 23 Jan 2015:Helen Clark: Speech on ‘Reducing Tropical Deforestation Related to Key Agricultural Commodities’
- 22 Jan 2015:Helen Clark: Speech on “How can we prevent rising income inequality from weakening our societies?”
- 14 Jan 2015:Helen Clark: Speech on "South-South Co-operation: Experiences from the Chile Fund Against Hunger and Poverty"