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21 May 2015
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) would like to call attention to the urgent and compelling case for the international community to take all measures possible to protect the health of people living in least-developed countries (LDCs).
21 May 2015
Japan to provide USD 1 million for jumpstarting early recovery in Nepal’s three most Earthquake affected districts
The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on have signed an agreement for US$1 million emergency grant in the aftermath of the two devastating Nepal earthquakes to manage debris and create emergency employment through a cash-for-work programme.
20 May 2015
With the annual monsoon rains a month away, Nepalese commmunities already devastated following two recent major earthquakes are now facing a new challenge – isolation from desperately-needed aid and assistance to restore and rebuild their homes and livelihoods.
20 May 2015
Japan and UNDP will help automate voter identification process in the upcoming elections in Kyrgyzstan
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Governments of Japan and Kyrgyzstan today launched a new project to automate the voter registration and identification process during the Kyrgyzstan electoral cycle in 2015-2017. The project aims to provide Kyrgyzstan with modern electronic equipment to ensure proper registration and identification of voters, a key prerequisite for fair and transparent elections. The US$ 6.1 million project (740,000,000 JPY) is funded by the Government of Japan.
19 May 2015
Innovation as a driver for sustainable development: UNDP’s Innovation Facility publishes its Year in Review Report
UNDP’s Innovation Facility launches its Annual Review for 2014, showing why innovation is becoming increasingly important in international development and for UNDP itself.
19 May 2015
The global education agenda for the next 15 years will be discussed at the World Education Forum 2015 (WEF 2015), which opened today in Incheon, Republic of Korea.
19 May 2015
The UN Development Programme yesterday launched its newest flagship publication, ‘The EnergyPlus Guidelines’, at the opening of the 2nd UN Sustainable Energy for All Forum (SE4ALL) in New York City.
15 May 2015
Europe and Central Asian Countries and UN Development Programme consider regional implications of new sustainable development agenda
Representatives of over thirty Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York, including UN Development Programme (UNDP) programme countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia as well as major partners and donors gathered today at the invitation of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Nations to meet with UNDP Administrator Helen Clark. The topic of discussion was the relevance of the global post-2015 sustainable development agenda in the region.
12 May 2015
While an extensive rehabilitation effort continues today, including construction of houses, infrastructure, public facilities, health care centres and schools, longer-term disaster resilience initiatives like landslide prevention programmes and new flood prevention measures are in progress.
09 May 2015
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will host an International Ebola Recovery Conference in July to ensure that the affected countries receive the resources and support they need to overcome the wider socio-economic consequences of the ongoing Ebola outbreak.
08 May 2015
Access Afya joins the Business Call to Action with commitment to bring affordable healthcare to low-income Kenyans
Some 15,000 residents of Nairobi’s slums will gain access to quality healthcare following a commitment by Kenyan social enterprise Access Afya to the Business Call to Action (BCtA). The company has innovated a high-tech healthcare system that provides consistent, quality service and medication to low-income Kenyans in both micro-clinic and school settings.
06 May 2015
UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark called 2015 a “new opportunity” to achieve gender equality as she kicked off a three-day global meeting to mark the 20th anniversary of the landmark conference on women that enshrined the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.
05 May 2015
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark today concluded an official visit to China that saw her meet with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and other government ministers to discuss areas of mutual interest, including UNDP’s ongoing work with China and China’s growing international development cooperation
03 May 2015
UNDP assists 84 developing countries safely manage Persistent Organic Pollutants to protect human health, livelihoods and environment
To help reduce the vulnerability, especially of the poor, to health and environmental hazards, UNDP helps countries meet the objectives of the Stockholm Convention with financial support from GEF and other co-financing partners.
30 Apr 2015
Statement on Newsweek report on testimony from the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) strongly rejects Newsweek’s implication that it condones corrupt practices with regards to administration of the Law and Order Trust Fund of Afghanistan (LOTFA).
30 Apr 2015
Regional cooperation, working with demand countries key to ending wildlife crime, say African nations
Better coordinated intelligence and law enforcement, involving communities in Africa and working with transit and destination markets outside of the continent must be at the heart of all efforts to tackle the alarming illegal trade in wild flora and fauna, African States said at the closing of the International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa.
30 Apr 2015
The UN including the UN Development Programme and the Nepali Government made an appeal today for financial aid to provide urgent relief for people affected by the earthquake that struck Nepal Saturday morning.
29 Apr 2015
The Government of Congo today incinerated nearly five tons of poached ivory, fuelled by seized timber, in a strong demonstration of Africa’s opposition to wildlife crime
29 Apr 2015
Lotus Foods, a global innovator in the production and marketing of specialty rice, joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to increase the incomes of at least 3,000 additional farm households by 2017.
28 Apr 2015
Shubham Housing Development Finance Company has announced its commitment to the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with the goal of providing 50,000 families with home financing – and establishing a loan portfolio of US$500 million – by 2018.
20 May 2015:The hidden aspects of women’s poverty
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 22 May 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the Astana Economic Forum on High-Level Plenary Session
- 21 May 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the Astana Economic Forum on “Nurly Zhol – New Opportunities for women”
- 21 May 2015:Helen Clark: Speech on Modernizing Civil Services for the New Sustainable Development Agenda at the Astana Economic Forum on “Meritocracy and Professional Ethics as Key Factors of Civil Service Effectiveness”