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31 Jul 2012
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the members of a High-level Panel to advise on the global development agenda beyond 2015, the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
25 Jul 2012
Senegal’s ongoing progress to strengthen its democracy was high on the agenda of UNDP chief Helen Clark’s six-day visit to that country.
20 Jul 2012
One year after famine was declared in parts of Somalia on 20 July 2011, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Mark Bowden, is calling attention to the plight of 3.8 million Somalis who need assistance.
19 Jul 2012
The number of people needing humanitarian aid around the world has risen from 51 million to 62 million – an increase of more than 20 per cent –during the first half of 2012.
18 Jul 2012
UNDP and the Secretariat of the Geneva Declaration on armed violence and development present an outdoor photo exhibition along the Geneva lakefront
16 Jul 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa must provide universal access to decent jobs and social services if it is to achieve decisive development progress, according to a newly released report on the continent’s progress on global anti-poverty goals.
10 Jul 2012
Policy-makers and representatives from 40 countries gathered for the first global high-level meeting to boost knowledge exchange between developing countries.
09 Jul 2012
Landmark report finds evidence that enforcing punitive laws hinders HIV responses and wastes resources. Commission urgently calls for laws that protect human rights to save lives, save money and end the epidemic.
03 Jul 2012
Decisive action in Asia-Pacific cities to help the urban poor adapt to climate change while reducing greenhouse gas emissions will shape the future of cities in the region, according to experts at the World Cities Summit in Singapore.
02 Jul 2012
UNDP and the Government of the Republic of Singapore expect to establish a Global Centre for Public Service Excellence in the city of Singapore by the end of the year.
02 Jul 2012
Three important targets on poverty, slums and water have been met three years ahead of 2015, says this year’s Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
22 Jun 2012
As a major and concrete legacy of the Rio+20 Conference, the Brazilian Government announced the creation of Rio+ Centre, the World Centre for Sustainable Development, at a ceremony this morning attended by Izabella Teixeira, Brazil’s Minister for the Environment and Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator.
20 Jun 2012
In a high-level forum at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development today UNDP presented the conceptual groundwork for a future “Sustainable Human Development Index,” which would recognize the cost of human development to future generations.
20 Jun 2012
The Equator Initiative celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Equator Prize with a gala event at the Vivo Rio concert hall, as part of the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development.
19 Jun 2012
World Business and Development Awards announce winners at Rio+20: Fighting poverty can benefit businesses
Eleven companies received today the 2012 World Business and Development Awards (WBDA) for their efforts to improve living standards in some of the world’s most disadvantaged communities.
19 Jun 2012
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released a new publication today on the risks from climate change on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs).
18 Jun 2012
UNDP presented today an initiative to boost sustainable agriculture in developing countries through partnerships between governments, businesses and smallholder farmers to coordinate the production and export of key commodities like coffee, grains and cocoa.
14 Jun 2012
UNDP has received a prestigious Knowledge Management Award 2012 in Vienna, Austria for its “outstanding efforts and achievements to promote the idea of knowledge societies”.
13 Jun 2012
UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Marta Vieira da Silva invites people to join the global conversation on Rio+20
World renowned Brazilian soccer player Marta Vieira da Silva and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador launched a video message aiming at inviting people to join the global conversation alongside the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development “Rio+20”.
12 Jun 2012
The United Nations (UN) has unveiled its plan to address critical humanitarian needs in 2012 in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
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Latest Speeches and Statements
- 27 Feb 2015:Magdy Martínez-Solimán: From vision to transformation: Debate on the implementation of the new Global Goals for Sustainable Development, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland
- 27 Feb 2015:Helen Clark: Opening Remarks at Session Two of the High Level Event on “Women in power and decision-making: Building a different world”
- 24 Feb 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the Operational Activities Segment of ECOSOC – Annual Dialogue with Executive Heads