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24 Nov 2014
Australia will provide more than $21 million to UNDP this year to support its vital work around the world. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop met today United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark to discuss how Australia and UNDP can further collaborate to reduce poverty, empower women and build stronger democratic institutions.
24 Nov 2014
Wild price swings caused by the Ebola health crisis are making it more difficult for households to feed themselves and make a stable living, according to a new study by the UN development programme.
21 Nov 2014
The Government of Somalia, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is set to begin an innovative project enhancing climate resilience of vulnerable communities and ecosystems through a US$8 million initiative.
20 Nov 2014
UNDP, Foundation Center, and RPA Partner with Leading Foundations to Engage Philanthropic Sector in Post-2015 Global Development Process
As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) come to a close and the global aid community embarks on the post-2015 development agenda, opportunities abound to introduce innovation and insight into the way we address the world’s most pressing issues.
19 Nov 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched in Cairo its first trilingual (Arabic, English and French) Lexicon of Electoral Terminology. With close to 500 entries, the lexicon provides clear and accurate explanations of key concepts and terms in the field of elections. The Lexicon documents the most widely accepted electoral terms in Arabic accounting for regional language variations in the eight participating countries: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, Tunisia and Yemen.
19 Nov 2014
Participants at the Global South South Development Expo 2014, highlighted the contributions of countries in the global South to the Ebola response under the umbrella of South-South cooperation.They analyzed different mechanisms for scaling-up of such solutions, creating space for future partnerships between solution seekers and providers.
18 Nov 2014
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of Yemen and the Yemeni private sector was signed today in Washington DC to foster an enabling environment for business creation and youth employment.
18 Nov 2014
The seventh annual week-long United Nations South-South Development Expo got off to strong start yesterday, with more than 500 delegates from 150 countries convening at the headquarters of the Organization of American States.
17 Nov 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today released a report showcasing how 120 countries eliminated more than 67,000 tonnes of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) and over 5 billion tonnes of CO2-equivalent greenhouse gas emissions, helping to improve air quality and technological practices in such sectors as refrigeration and air conditioning, solvents, and foams.
13 Nov 2014
UNDP, Government of Japan and Government of Ukraine to support restoration of critical social care infrastructure in Eastern Ukraine
The Government of Japan, the Government of Ukraine and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine today launched a new project to support restoration of critical social care infrastructure and services for the most vulnerable groups in post-conflict areas in Eastern Ukraine.
12 Nov 2014
Haiti’s Department of Civil Protection in partnership with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has been working non-stop to assist flood-affected families in the northern city of Cap-Haitien and other neighbouring towns following heavy rains, floods and landslides that killed 17 people, five of them children. More than 15,000 houses were flooded, 90 were destroyed and 800 were severely damaged. Over 6,500 people are temporarily housed in emergency shelters.
12 Nov 2014
26 UN Member States have pledged approximately US$ 650 million to go towards UN development work, mostly for 2015, with US$97 million destined for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
09 Nov 2014
Statement on the “Desk Review of UNDP Afghanistan Oversight of the Monitoring Agent of the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan”
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released today a “Desk Review of UNDP Afghanistan Oversight of the Monitoring Agent of the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan (LOTFA).”
07 Nov 2014
Samoa is set to adopt a whole-of-government approach to climate change adaptation through a US$12.3 million initiative, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
05 Nov 2014
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is impairing the ability of governments to raise revenues, increasing their exposure to domestic and foreign debts and may make them more dependent on aid, according to the latest study on the socio-economic impact of the crisis carried out by the UN development agency.
04 Nov 2014
International Data Group’s Chief Security Officer (CSO) magazine recently announced the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as a winner of the prestigious CSO50 Award for 2015, given to the top 50 information security organizations worldwide.
03 Nov 2014
Decision-makers and business leaders, economists and academics from across the globe met for the 9th Annual African Economic Conference to discuss how to harness knowledge and innovation to boost youth employment, foster the adoption of new technologies, and enhance Africa’s economic transformation.
03 Nov 2014
Urgent reforms on trade, finance and transport systems are needed to connect Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) with the global economy and improve the lives of their citizens, United Nations development head Helen Clark said today at a global gathering of Heads of States, multilateral organizations and businesses.
01 Nov 2014
While an increasing number of Africans are enjoying higher living standards, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa should redouble efforts to ensure crises such as the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa do not reverse development achievements, according to a report released here today during the African Economic Conference.
01 Nov 2014
High-level visitors from Tajikistan and Afghanistan study the best practices of “One Village – One Product” Initiative in Kyrgyzstan
. UNDP Tajikistan organized a four-day study tour in Kyrgyzstan to learn from the experiences of the “One Village – One Product” initiative (OVOP) implemented by JICA Kyrgyzstan.
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 25 Nov 2014:Message from UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
- 21 Nov 2014:Gina Casar: Statement on UNDP’s commitment at the Cookstoves Future Summit
- 18 Nov 2014:Helen Clark: Video Message to the International Parliamentary Conference on Growth and Development at the Houses of Parliament