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08 Jan 2014
Development partners agreed that the Kuwait II Pledging Conference for Syria, slated for 15 January 2014, should encompass support for critical development efforts to compliment the humanitarian response to the crisis in Syria and its spill over impacts on neighbouring countries.
06 Jan 2014
This month, UNDP joins Times Square Advertising Coalition and Times Square Arts as partners for Midnight Moment, a synchronized, cutting-edge creative content on electronic billboards and newspaper kiosks throughout Times Square every night.
24 Dec 2013
The Russian Federation granted the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kyrgyztan US$ 3.5 million for the implementation of a development programme in Naryn Province.
23 Dec 2013
A test group of more than 100 people in typhoon-ravaged Tacloban starts getting paid today through mobile phones. This money transfer system will be used for those employed in emergency clean-up schemes in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)
23 Dec 2013
Leading Indian based social enterprise Babajob has announced it will join the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with plans to connect over 15 million low-income job seekers in India with better job opportunities by 2016.
19 Dec 2013
Switzerland to host UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane in 11th annual Match Against Poverty
The 11th Match Against Poverty will take place on 4 March 2014 in Switzerland. Proceeds raised will help recovery efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most devastating storms in history.
19 Dec 2013
The United Nations Development Programme has launched, together with partners, a new centre that will help countries to best use mining revenues for sustainable development.
18 Dec 2013
International Data Group’s Chief Security Officer (CSO) magazine today announced the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as a winner of the prestigious CSO40 Award.
17 Dec 2013
L’OCCITANE EN PROVENCE, a leading natural ingredient-based cosmetics firm, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) as it launched an environmental and social project for traditional shea butter production in Burkina Faso.
13 Dec 2013
Brazilian mobile payment company PagPop joins the Business Call to Action planning to reach 300,000 low-income customers
Brazilian based PagPop has announced it will join the Business Call to Action (BCtA), with plans to reach 300,000 new credit card users across Brazil in the next two years.
12 Dec 2013
Indonesia shares lessons learned on how to rebuild effectively and provide insights into managing large-scale recovery programmes.
11 Dec 2013
Today, UNDP launched the third volume of Empowering Lives, Building Resilience, a report compiling sustainable energy success stories from UNDP’s work in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. These stories demonstrate how sound policies, capacities and financing lead to lasting change.
09 Dec 2013
Leading U.S based social enterprise, ClickMedix has announced it will join the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with plans to provide more than 1,000 community-based nurses, physicians, and health workers with mobile smartphone technologies to help them improve care for more than 1 million underserved patients.
09 Dec 2013
Natural resources, such as land, forests and minerals, can help create jobs, rebuild economic livelihoods and reintegrate former combatants in war-torn countries - but only if they are managed properly, says a new United Nations report
05 Dec 2013
UNDP has allocated US$ 11 million to launch recovery programmes in typhoon-affected areas in five provinces. The cash-for-work portfolio of activities will expand to cover re-establishment of livelihoods and local economy through repairs to dwellings and municipal buildings, shops and businesses, boats and farms.
04 Dec 2013
UNDP, Landbank and mobile phone operator Smart signed an agreement today for a mobile phone money transfer system to pay those employed in emergency cash-for-work schemes in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda).
03 Dec 2013
New research presents solutions to meet the world’s growing food needs, while advancing economic development and environmental sustainability. The analysis finds that the world will need 70 percent more food, as measured by calories, in order to feed a global population of 9.6 billion people in 2050. It is possible to close the food gap, while creating a more productive and healthy environment through improvements in the way people produce and consume food.
30 Nov 2013
The Administrator highlighted that the report stresses that water scarcity in the region is fast reaching alarming levels, with dire consequences for human development.
27 Nov 2013
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is assisting local authorities in Tacloban to resume safe disposal of growing piles of municipal solid waste which has become a public health concern in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda).
25 Nov 2013
Every year, at least two million women and girls are trafficked into prostitution, forced slavery, and servitude. Up to 60 percent of women experience some form of physical or sexual abuse during their lifetime.
20 Nov 2014:The way to stop violence against women and girls
18 Nov 2014:Ebola - a disease of poverty
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 18 Nov 2014:Helen Clark: Video Message to the International Parliamentary Conference on Growth and Development at the Houses of Parliament
- 17 Nov 2014:Helen Clark: Keynote speech at event celebrating Japan’s 60th Anniversary of Official Developmental Assistance
- 17 Nov 2014:Gina Casar: Remarks at the Opening Ceremony of the Global South-South Development Expo, Organization of American States