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24 Jun 2014
A Pacific model of cooperation for sustaining species, livelihoods and a global industry can be replicated in other parts of the world, says UNDP
UNDP presented today a model of international cooperation that helps save a species – tuna – which provides nutrition and livelihoods to poor communities, and is a sought-after global commodity.
23 Jun 2014
NOTS Impact Enterprises, an emerging social-impact business focused on renewable energy, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with the mission of making lighting and charcoal production sustainable in Africa by 2025. NOTS already operates in Mali and Rwanda, and has plans to expand across sub-Saharan Africa.
23 Jun 2014
UNDP convenes first regional consultation on Social Cohesion: Trust in emerging institutions key to addressing challenges of transition in the Arab region
Representatives of Arab governments, civil society, academia, and leading think tanks, meeting in Amman, Jordan, agreed on the centrality of social cohesion in managing peaceful political and social transition in the region.
18 Jun 2014
A new regional hub launched here today will help mobilize investment and innovative solutions to bring clean, modern energy to those who do not have it in Asia and the Pacific.
18 Jun 2014
The last decade has seen the Maldives achieve remarkable progress on the developmental front. It has gained significant economic growth, confirmed by its graduation to a middle-income country in 2011, and is the first MDG plus country in South Asia having met five out of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
17 Jun 2014
Meeting in Paris, the international community promised to contribute USD 11 billion to support the economic recovery of Benin, exceeding the small West African nation’s fundraising goals.
16 Jun 2014
UNDP and JICA Workshop in Addis Ababa to Support Local Government/Local Governance in Conflict-affected States
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today opened a two-day joint workshop on Supporting Local Government/Local Governance in Conflict-affected States.
12 Jun 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today will begin to deliver one million life-saving bed nets across the national territory, having kicked off a vast awareness campaign to help communities combat the deadly mosquito-borne disease.
12 Jun 2014
The United Nations Development Group (UNDG) which unites 32 UN funds and programmes hosted a high level debate on “Why we care” about the Post-2015 Development Agenda in the United Nations Headquarter.
10 Jun 2014
Two days ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, football star and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador Didier Drogba launches an animated video that tells the story of his early life in a malaria-endemic country and calls attention to a disease that continues to take a child life every minute.
09 Jun 2014
Sea-level rise is making life on the Carteret Islands off the coast of Papua New Guinea unmanageable. People can no longer grow food because the ground water has become salty. The islands are literally being submerged. Tulele Peisa – a local council of indigenous chiefs – has responded by organizing the voluntary relocation of its people, the first climate change refugee relocation effort of its kind in the world.
06 Jun 2014
Saving our Tuna: UNDP and Discovery Channel in Asia offer an inside look at technology to save a way of life in the Pacific
Saving our Tuna, a new half-hour documentary to be broadcast across Asia in June for World Oceans Day, takes you to the richest fishing grounds on the planet, where fleets of fishing vessels equipped with sonar, and sophisticated satellite tracking devices are catching millions of tons of tuna, making it the third most harvested fish in the ocean.
05 Jun 2014
World Environment Day 2014 - Small Island Developing States on “frontline” in Battle Against Climate Change
As people around the globe today commemorate World Environment Day, which focuses this year on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and their particular vulnerability to the effects of climate change, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is renewing its call for an approach to environmental protection, one which recognizes the intricate and deep connection between protecting the environment and human development.
05 Jun 2014
The first of six UNDP-supported police stations opened in Hammamet, Tunisia last week, part of a programme in support of security sector reform, financed by the Governments of Belgium, Japan and Norway. Five more are currently under construction or renovation.
30 May 2014
The necessity of providing justice and support to wartime victims of sexual violence was underscored at a regional conference supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that brought together more than 120 government officials and civil society activists from countries throughout Southeast Europe.
21 May 2014
As part of the humanitarian response, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has agreed to help mitigate the crisis by providing emergency employment to affected and displaced people, helping people move home and address the underlying causes of the conflict by helping communities to mediate and settle disputes peacefully.
19 May 2014
The Ambassadors of India, Brazil and South Africa to the United Nations, the United Nations Secretary-General and the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) highlighted the achievements of their joint activities carried out through the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation, known as the IBSA Fund.
19 May 2014
By participating more effectively in the global production of goods and services, Africa can transform its economy and achieve a development breakthrough, according to the latest African Economic Outlook, released at the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings.
19 May 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released a new guidebook today encouraging low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to make greater use of competition law and policy to increase access to HIV treatment and other health technologies.
16 May 2014
UNDP's partner Arup, a global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, was yesterday announced Consultancy of the Year for 2014 by the UK Guardian Sustainable Business Awards.
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 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”
- 18 Apr 2015:Helen Clark: statement at the 91st Meeting of the Development Committee
- 18 Apr 2015:Helen Clark: statement at the 31st Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee