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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
14 Oct 2014
West African countries, supported by a well-coordinated international response, can achieve a breakthrough in the battle against Ebola if every effort is made to treat and contain the disease, involve communities and invest in the local economy, said representatives from the United Nations.
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.
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Latest Speeches and Statements
- 27 Apr 2015:Gina Casar: Speech at the Inaugural Session of “Tropical Landscapes Summit: A Global Investment Opportunity"
- 27 Apr 2015:Speech for Youth Plenary "An Intergenerational Dialogue with the Custodians of the Future At Tropical Landscapes Summit: A Global Investment Opportunity"
- 23 Apr 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the Opening Session of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS Cluster Meeting