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28 Aug 2014
A new United Nations report offers concrete recommendations to reverse a rising trend of poverty, vulnerability and exclusion in Pacific Island countries.
26 Aug 2014
UNDP calls for universal social protection, with more emphasis on health and education to avoid social and economic setbacks.
18 Aug 2014
The United Nations in Sierra Leone has said today that an additional $18 million is needed to bolster the Government of Sierra Leone’s efforts in halting the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The disease has now spread to 12 of 13 districts in the country with a cumulative total of more than 800 EVD cases and 350 deaths.
08 Aug 2014
Phillips Healthcare Services Limited (PHSL) announced its plan to join the Business Call to Action (BCtA). PHSL brings its expertise in providing affordable and sustainable healthcare solutions for tackling malnutrition in Kenya. The company has also announced plans to expand its pilot nutritional supplement programme to reach more than 150,000 young children with micronutrient powder by 2018.
28 Jul 2014
Port-of-Spain, 28 July – The Government of Japan and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) sealed today a new partnership to help disaster-prone Caribbean countries mitigate the effects and adapt to climate change.
24 Jul 2014
Levels in human development continue to rise – yet the pace has slowed for all regions and progress has been highly uneven, according to the latest Human Development Index (HDI) included in the 2014 Human Development Report “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”, published today by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
24 Jul 2014
2.2 billion people are poor or near-poor, warns 2014 Human Development Report on vulnerability and resilience
Persistent vulnerability threatens human development, and unless it is systematically tackled by policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This is the core premise of the 2014 Human Development Report, launched in Tokyo today.
22 Jul 2014
The bi-annual international AIDS conference brings together HIV experts, high-level policy makers, persons living with HIV, and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. Helen Clark made her remarks while addressing Parliamentarians at the event highlighting the role they can play in addressing AIDS.
21 Jul 2014
Groundbreaking research on sex worker safety and security receives award at International AIDS Conference
An unprecedented research project, Sex Work and Violence: Understanding Factors for Safety and Protection, received the first Robert Carr Research Award at the 20th International AIDS Conference, in Melbourne, Australia. The award was established in honor of Dr. Robert Carr, who advocated for human rights as central to the response to the HIV epidemic.
15 Jul 2014
One the eve of an international donor conference for flood recovery efforts in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark today visited an affected area in Serbia and stressed the need to include disaster resilience in forthcoming recovery and reconstruction efforts there.
10 Jul 2014
Linking humanitarian, development and climate finance is critical for fragile and conflict-affected States
Three sources of finance - humanitarian, development and climate finance - play a critical role in supporting recovery efforts in fragile and conflict-affected countries, says a report launched today by Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Chair of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG).
09 Jul 2014
International Community Must “Set Sights Higher” On Development – Post-2015 agenda must leave no one behind, panel hears
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark today said there was “substantial unfinished business” on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which must be carried through to next development agenda set to succeed them in 2015.
07 Jul 2014
Millions of people’s lives have improved due to concerted global, regional, national and local efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which serve as the foundation for the next global development agenda, according to a new report launched today by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
07 Jul 2014
Leading manufacturing company Metalsa announced its plans to train and employ high school students in an effort to inspire young engineers towards future technical careers. The company’s new commitment to the Business Call to Action (BCtA) aims to train an estimated 7,600 new students by 2020.
01 Jul 2014
The 2014 Human Development Report ‘Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience’ will be launched on 24 July in Tokyo.
01 Jul 2014
Increased regional integration is needed if the Arab States are to accelerate progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and a post-2015 development framework with sustainability at its core, said Sima Bahous, Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Bureau for Arab States, in remarks at UN Headquarters in New York.
26 Jun 2014
UNDP Joins Partnership for Action on Green Economy, Bringing New Resources and Opportunities for Countries
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today joined the UN-led partnership on green economy at an event held during the first United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA).
26 Jun 2014
High-level government representatives from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania today, at the first United Nations Environment Assemble (UNEA), announced their intention to work together, along with INTERPOL and UN agencies, to curb the illegal timber trade that is stripping East Africa of one of its most valuable natural resources.
25 Jun 2014
Combating poaching will not succeed unless communities are empowered to help prevent its alarming upsurge, said the first lady of Kenya Margaret Kenyatta and the Administrator of the UN Development Programme, Helen Clark, launching a new conservancy programme in the South of the country.
25 Jun 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), working in partnership with the UN Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) and the World Bank, has taken steps to resume the payment of salaries of civil servants in the Central African Republic.
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 23 Apr 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the Opening Session of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS Cluster Meeting
- 22 Apr 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the Opening Ceremony of the Energy Efficiency Incubation Centre
- 20 Apr 2015:Magdy Martínez-Solimán: Statement delivered at ECOSOC high-level meeting with the World Bank, IMF, WTO and UNCTAD-Thematic debate on “Renewed global partnership for development in the context of the post-2015 development agenda”