UNDP and the Global Fund sign US$8.7m grant to scale up HIV prevention measures in AfghanistanJun 27, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund signed a US$8.7 million grant to scale up HIV prevention measures and treatment for people most at risk of contracting the virus in Afghanistan, including injecting drugs users and prisoners.
Millions of Latin American risk sliding back into poverty; new generation of public policies crucial to prevent setbacks: UNDPJun 14, 2016The main threat to progress in Latin Americais the relapse of millions of families back into poverty, says the UNDP's latest Human Development Report.
UNDP takes part in the European Development Days on Agenda 2030 implementationJun 14, 2016UNDP will participate in the European Development Days, Europe’s leading forum on development and cooperation, which will take place on 15-16 June in Brussels.
UNDP, partners to chart roadmap for tackling violent extremism in Central AsiaJun 13, 2016Combatting the rise of violent extremism in Central Asia and beyond will require long-term measures that include creating life opportunities for young people and a chance to serve and shape the future of their communities, said experts at a conference on the phenomenon that opened here today.
UNDP Film gives voice to Thirty MillionJun 13, 2016A UNDP supported documentary on the threat sea-level rise poses to 30 million Bangladeshis premiered in New York City on Monday.
Ensuring success of SDGs a top priority for UNDPJun 8, 2016The head of UNDP Helen Clark said today that ensuring the success of the 2030 Agenda, an ambitious plan which includes the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), remains one of the organisation’s greatest priorities.
UNDP Innovation Facility releases ‘2015 Year in Review’: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals requires investments in innovationJun 7, 2016International organisations can leverage the power of innovation to better address some of the world’s most challenging development problems, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Innovation Facility.
The Boards of six UN development agencies discuss joint efforts to address fragility and to leverage big data to achieve global goalsJun 3, 2016The Presidents of the governing bodies of six United Nations agencies focusing on international development met today at United Nations headquarters.
Latin artist and showbiz experts deliver “Ecuador Aqui Estoy” Miami concert proceeds to UNDPJun 3, 2016Ecuadorian artist and event producer Riccardo Perotti and Latin music showbiz managers met with UNDP top officials to deliver ticket sales proceeds from an historic benefit concert.
Film star Michelle Yeoh kicks off UNDP’s panda cub-naming competition to promote Global GoalsMay 31, 2016Award-winning global movie star and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh has teamed up with UNDP’s first-ever Animal Ambassadors, two panda cubs, to kick off the Pandas for the Global Goals campaign. The highlight of the initiative is a worldwide competition with a once-in-a-lifetime prize: the opportunity to name the two rare baby pandas.
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Latest speeches and statements
- 29 Jun 2016:Helen Clark: Keynote Address on “Strengthening the Rule of Law to Sustain Peace and Foster Development – Lessons Learned from Eight Years of Support”
- 21 Jun 2016:Magdy Martínez-Solimán: Statement at the launch of the Report on ‘Financing Sustainable Development: The Critical Role of Risk and Resilience’
- 20 Jun 2016:Helen Clark: Keynote Address on “Non-communicable Diseases – a Sustainable Development Priority for Pacific Island Countries”