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14 Oct 2014
Today the regional leadership of the United Nations Development Group met in Amman and confirmed its support for the Arab States, Middle East and North Africa region at the critical juncture it faces.
13 Oct 2014
Local associations hold the key to beating Ebola in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, said UN development officials as they completed their visit to Freetown.
10 Oct 2014
Urgent support is needed to avert an economic meltdown in Guinea, where the Ebola crisis is destroying lives, jobs and essential services, said UN development officials here today. They pointed out that the crisis has already affected every sector of the economy and could be felt ten years after the crisis has ended.
08 Oct 2014
The 2014 Aid Transparency Index recognized UNDP for its “commendable performance” in publishing information beyond international standards this year, placing it first overall out of 68 major agencies evaluated worldwide.
07 Oct 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to drive and sustain growth and development in countries in Central and Eastern European, Central Asia, Mongolia, and the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean.
06 Oct 2014
High level visits to affected countries and Ghana to highlight disease’s devastating impact on the most vulnerable.
03 Oct 2014
UNDP is carrying out a high-level mission to Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Senegal, aiming to boost efforts to contain Ebola outbreak while helping to preserve essential services and livelihoods.
03 Oct 2014
Finding a just and equitable solution to Rakhine’s citizenship crisis essential for long-term peace and prosperity in Myanmar
Senior United Nations Humanitarian and Development officials said today they had seen appalling human suffering but also signs of hope during a recent visit to Rakhine State in Myanmar, where more than 1 million people have been rendered effectively stateless.
01 Oct 2014
The Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, Helen Clark, has completed a short visit to Georgia today, 1 October 2014, during which she met with the President, Prime Minister, and Minister of Foreign Affairs.
30 Sep 2014
On 28-30 September Helen Clark, Administrator of UNDP and Chair of the UN Development Group came to Armenia on her first visit to the country.
26 Sep 2014
The government announced today that it will donate US$ 2 million to a United Nations programme to help African nations prepare for disasters. The money will go to the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) ‘Preparedness for Resilient Recovery’ project, which is working to help Angola, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Niger and Rwanda, to better manage and prepare for recovery before disasters occur.
25 Sep 2014
Massive assistance for affected countries is needed to prevent Ebola from shutting down economies and reversing years of development efforts, said Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, at a high-level event at the United Nations on the deadly disease.
25 Sep 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) presented the Mahbub ul Haq Award for Human Development to Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, the first woman Prime Minister of Norway and currently Deputy Chair of The Elders, at a ceremony in New York today. The award is given to an eminent personality who has demonstrated outstanding commitment and contributions to furthering the cause of human development world-wide.
24 Sep 2014
Leading multinationals joined emerging companies today to reaffirm their commitments to the Business Call to Action. Most notably, Japan-based Panasonic and BASF India provided key commitments towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals.
23 Sep 2014
An innovative public-private partnership of multinationals, governments, civil society and indigenous peoples today pledged to cut the loss of forests in half by 2020 and end it a decade later in 2030 – a move that will eliminate the emission of between 4.5 and 8.8 billion tons of carbon dioxide each year.
22 Sep 2014
On the margins of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Sima Bahous, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Director for Arab States, and His Excellency Mr. Nasser Judeh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Jordan, signed an agreement to open a Regional Centre in Amman.
21 Sep 2014
The State of Qatar signed a USD 88.5 million grant agreement with the United Nations Multi-Partner Trust Fund, administered by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), to finance recovery and reconstruction in Darfur, Sudan. It is the single largest donation of the State of Qatar to the United Nations.
18 Sep 2014
Nakamitsu to head UNDP Crisis Response Unit, Martinez-Soliman to head Bureau of Policy and Programme Support
Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), announced Izumi Nakamitsu and Magdy Martinez-Soliman as Assistant Administrators of the UN’s largest development agency.
18 Sep 2014
More international support for Lebanon is needed to help it to maintain its stability as it hosts very large numbers of Syrian refugees”, the Administrator of the UN’s Development Programme Helen Clark said as she wrapped up a visit to the country with UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres.
16 Sep 2014
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to contribute $180,000 USD toward building the capacities of the Ivorian national police to prevent the appearance and spread of Ebola in the country.
27 Feb 2015:Inside UNDP: Jennifer Topping
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 03 Mar 2015:Helen Clark: Speech on the Ebola Recovery Assessment at the High Level Ebola Conference
- 03 Mar 2015:Helen Clark: Statement at Brussels Media Conference on Ebola
- 03 Mar 2015:Helen Clark: Opening Speech at the Ebola High Level Conference