Strong Support for resilience at Syria pledging conferenceFeb 4, 2016UNDP welcomes the major pledges made for responses to the Syria crisis in London today at the conference co-hosted by UK, Germany, Kuwait, Norway and the UN.
UNDP stands ready to act on Zika virusFeb 2, 2016UNDP stands ready to join an international response, led by the World Health Organization, to an outbreak of microcephaly and other severe neurological abnormalities, which may have been associated with the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
UNDP outlines 2016 plans for Syria crisis responseJan 29, 2016UNDP is planning a continued focus on resilience and livelihoods in its work on behalf of the most vulnerable in Syria and in neighboring countries struggling to cope with the impacts of the Syria crisis.
Japan and UNDP kick start US$15 million Caribbean Climate Change ProjectJan 28, 2016The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a US$15 million Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) today
UNDP’s governing body convenes at start of crucial first year for 2030 Development AgendaJan 25, 2016The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Executive Board, the Organization’s governing body, was in New York City today for its first meeting of 2016, at the start of the year which marks the formal launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a set of 17 goals aimed at ending poverty, fighting inequality and injustice, and tackling climate change by 2030
KAICIID, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Cooperation to Promote Social Cohesion in Arab RegionJan 19, 2016The Vienna-based International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will cooperate to promote intercommunal peace, particularly in communities hosting large numbers of refugees, and to address vulnerabilities resulting from conflict and crisis in the Arab States region including Iraq and Syria. Youth, Women, Refugees, Religious Leaders and Media are key beneficiaries.
Master chefs Roca brothers are appointed United Nations Development Programme Goodwill Ambassadors to advance food security and sustainable developmentJan 18, 2016The brothers have joined UNDP to help promote and support the Sustainable Development Goals by advocating for food production practices that increase access to nutritious food, protect the environment and create more jobs.
UN agencies warn humanitarian needs growing in Syria and region: nearly US$8 billion urgently needed in 2016Jan 12, 2016With Syria’s war heading towards a 6th year and with no end to the conflict in sight, UN humanitarian and development agencies today appealed to member states for US$7.73 billion in vital new funding for 2016 to help 22.5 million people in Syria and across the region.
Japan grants US$2 million to support host communities and displaced Syrians in LebanonDec 23, 2015The Japanese government has provided an emergency grant of US$ 2 million to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in response to the needs of host communities and Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
UNDP achieves climate neutrality in its global operationsDec 22, 2015As the international community has adopted a historic new climate agreement, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has achieved institution-wide climate neutrality through a combination of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions and offsetting
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Latest Speeches and Statements
- 04 Feb 2016:Helen Clark: Statement at the Support Syria and the Region Conference
- 02 Feb 2016:Helen Clark: Closing Remarks to 2016 ECOSOC Youth Forum
- 27 Jan 2016:Helen Clark: Speech on 2015 UNDP Human Development Report on Work