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27 Mar 2014
The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) forged an agreement today for additional support to Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) recovery and resilience in the Visayas. As the humanitarian response transitions from relief to recovery, the Japanese Government committed an additional USD 3.5 million (approx. Php 157 million) to support livelihood restoration and to strengthen local government systems and services.
24 Mar 2014
“In considering its next generation of reforms, Viet Nam can opt for an inclusive and sustainable development pathway,” UNDP Administrator Helen Clark said in her keynote address at a conference sharing international experience and lessons for Viet Nam.
20 Mar 2014
International experts discuss the reduction of inequalities in middle-income countries in the Post-2015 Agenda
The Government of Spain, supported by the United Nations Development Programme, opened the workshop on “Development with equality: Reducing inequality in middle-income countries” in Salamanca, Spain.
19 Mar 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tajikistan signed today an Exchange of Note with the Government of Japan and Grant Agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to support the “ Project for Livelihood Improvement in Tajik-Afghan Cross-border Areas (LITACA)”.
14 Mar 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Huairou Commission, a global network of grassroots women’s organizations, convened a global dialogue to discuss how supporting women can further contribute to building transparent and effective governance, including the context of the Post-2015 development agenda.
13 Mar 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will train a diverse range of partners during the second phase of a comprehensive programme designed to mobilize tax revenues and improve budget management in Africa.
06 Mar 2014
More than 20 participants from over 15 countries explored, during a three-day meeting, how mobile technologies are propelling innovation in the global South, enabling the generation of solutions that address local needs and promote human development.
04 Mar 2014
The United Nations Development Group (UNDG) which unites 32 UN funds and programmes, including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), announced today its plan to launch Dialogues on Implementation of the Post-2015 development agenda in initially 50 countries.
04 Mar 2014
Last night UNDP again mobilized its team of top football players to compete against a European football club to raise both funds for and awareness of the extreme poverty challenges facing the world.
26 Feb 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a comprehensive new programme to promote peace-building and recovery across the Central African Republic.
25 Feb 2014
UNDP Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan has been elected unanimously to head the Ibero-American Secretariat (SEGIB) starting April 1. Ms. Grynspan will be the first woman to lead this organization, replacing Enrique V. Iglesias who has led the Organization since 2005.
24 Feb 2014
United Nations Development Programme Administrator (UNDP) Helen Clark wrapped up an official visit to Israel last week which focused on that country’s development priorities and how its experiences could be shared with developing countries.
21 Feb 2014
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kyrgyzstan launched a new programme on area-based development of Naryn Province. The goal of the programme is to reduce poverty in Naryn province through the creation of conditions for balanced and sustainable socio-economic development that will benefit around 30 thousand people from vulnerable groups.
19 Feb 2014
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark wrapped up a two day visit to the occupied Palestinian territories today which focused on development priorities there and how UNDP could support them.
18 Feb 2014
The “First Arab States Regional South-South Development Expo” opened today in the Qatari capital, Doha. The Expo is the first ever forum in the Arab region seeking to study successful development solutions from the global South and possibilities for their replication and scaling up, and to strengthen the exchange of tangible solutions and experiences between countries of the South and the Arab region in response to common development challenges.
18 Feb 2014
Luís Figo, Fabio Cannavaro and Patrick Vieira to join 11th annual Match Against Poverty - Proceeds to support recovery efforts in the Philippines
Geneva - Switzerland, 18 February 2014 – Luís Figo, Fabio Cannavaro and Patrick Vieira are among the personalities that have confirmed they will join Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane at the 11th Annual Match Against Poverty that will take place on March 4 at the STADE DE SUISSE National Stadium in Bern, Switzerland.
18 Feb 2014
In the presence of the Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, Dr Rami Hamdallah, Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and EU Representative John Gatt-Rutter, the European Union and UNDP marked the launch of a new €5 million tourist development programme at the historic site of Maqam Nabi Musa in Jericho Governorate.
18 Feb 2014
Leading dried food producer Taze&Kuru Inc. will integrate in its business plan 100 small scale Turkish farmers to support local production in line with their commitment to the Business Call to Action (BCtA).
16 Feb 2014
Ramallah - The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Business Women Forum-Palestine (BWF), today launched a new project to empower Palestinian women business owners and help build capacity to ensure that they are better enabled to sell their goods and services.
12 Feb 2014
More than one million people have voted in the global MY World survey for education as a priority that would make the most difference to their lives.
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Latest Speeches and Statements
- 18 Dec 2014:Gina Casar: Statement at the launch of the Syria Strategic Response Plan 2015 and the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan 2015, Berlin, Germany
- 11 Dec 2014:Helen Clark: Speech on “Democratic Governance, Human Rights, and Development” at NORAD's Annual Conference, Oslo, Norway
- 09 Dec 2014:Helen Clark: Opening Speech at Peruvian Partnerships Dialogues on Public-Private Collaboration for Climate and Development, UNFCCC COP 20, Lima, Peru