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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.
09 Nov 2014
Statement on the “Desk Review of UNDP Afghanistan Oversight of the Monitoring Agent of the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan”
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released today a “Desk Review of UNDP Afghanistan Oversight of the Monitoring Agent of the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan (LOTFA).”
07 Nov 2014
Samoa is set to adopt a whole-of-government approach to climate change adaptation through a US$12.3 million initiative, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
05 Nov 2014
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is impairing the ability of governments to raise revenues, increasing their exposure to domestic and foreign debts and may make them more dependent on aid, according to the latest study on the socio-economic impact of the crisis carried out by the UN development agency.
04 Nov 2014
International Data Group’s Chief Security Officer (CSO) magazine recently announced the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as a winner of the prestigious CSO50 Award for 2015, given to the top 50 information security organizations worldwide.
03 Nov 2014
Urgent reforms on trade, finance and transport systems are needed to connect Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) with the global economy and improve the lives of their citizens, United Nations development head Helen Clark said today at a global gathering of Heads of States, multilateral organizations and businesses.
03 Nov 2014
Decision-makers and business leaders, economists and academics from across the globe met for the 9th Annual African Economic Conference to discuss how to harness knowledge and innovation to boost youth employment, foster the adoption of new technologies, and enhance Africa’s economic transformation.
01 Nov 2014
While an increasing number of Africans are enjoying higher living standards, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa should redouble efforts to ensure crises such as the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa do not reverse development achievements, according to a report released here today during the African Economic Conference.
01 Nov 2014
High-level visitors from Tajikistan and Afghanistan study the best practices of “One Village – One Product” Initiative in Kyrgyzstan
. UNDP Tajikistan organized a four-day study tour in Kyrgyzstan to learn from the experiences of the “One Village – One Product” initiative (OVOP) implemented by JICA Kyrgyzstan.
31 Oct 2014
On visit to Kenya’s iHub, UN Secretary-General calls for use of ICT to tackle emerging development challenges
Mobile technologies and the Internet are opening new channels of interaction and can be used for gathering, disseminating and analyzing information, which can accelerate action to protect natural resources, combat climate change and help vulnerable people.
31 Oct 2014
Social enterprise Sanergy has announced its plan to join the Business Call to Action (BCtA). Sanergy brings its expertise in providing affordable and sustainable solutions for tackling the sanitation issue in Africa. The company commits to significantly scale up its operations and establish a network of over 2,000 Fresh Life Operators to manage hygienic toilets that offer safe, affordable sanitation services to an estimated 300,000 people in Kenya’s urban slums by 2020.
30 Oct 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) kicked off today a two-day interactive conference on innovative thinking
30 Oct 2014
Cooperation between government and civil society is essential in fulfilling the rights of people living with HIV. Rights gaps include breach of confidentiality, stigma and discrimination, and criminalization of the behavior of key populations, concluded an international dialogue today in Tbilisi, Georgia, in which bottlenecks and obstacles to universal access to prevention, treatment and care were addressed.
28 Oct 2014
In her address to the "Conference on the Syrian Refugee Situation – supporting stability in the region," hosted today in the German capital Berlin, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Associate Administrator, María Eugenia Casar, argued that the scale and protracted nature of the Syria crisis do not only necessitate more international solidarity, but also a shift in the way the international community collectively addresses its devastating impacts.
20 Oct 2014
PHINMA Properties joins Business Call to Action (BCtA) with commitment to greater housing access in the Philippines
PHINMA Property Holdings Corporation (PHINMA Properties) has announced its commitment to extend housing opportunities to impoverished families in the Philippines.
17 Oct 2014
-- Today, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, UNDP has released a new report on cash transfers and HIV prevention.
15 Oct 2014
Farmerline joins the Business Call to Action with commitment to provide mobile communication services to rural farmers
Leading Ghana-based technology provider Farmerline has announced plans to join the Business Call to Action.
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19 Dec 2014:How to finance the Post-2015 Development Agenda?
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 18 Dec 2014:Gina Casar: Statement at the launch of the Syria Strategic Response Plan 2015 and the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan 2015, Berlin, Germany
- 11 Dec 2014:Helen Clark: Speech on “Democratic Governance, Human Rights, and Development” at NORAD's Annual Conference, Oslo, Norway
- 09 Dec 2014:Helen Clark: Opening Speech at Peruvian Partnerships Dialogues on Public-Private Collaboration for Climate and Development, UNFCCC COP 20, Lima, Peru