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25 Mar 2015
International development partners pledged today over 1 billion Euros to support Guinea-Bissau’s social and economic development. The funding will support the Government’s Development Strategy Plan, Terra Ranka (meaning a fresh start), which aims to ensure long-term sustainable development, consolidate peace and stability, and increase economic growth.
25 Mar 2015
The Government of Japan is providing US$ 237.4 million to support the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
20 Mar 2015
A state with a clear, planned vision, focused on accelerated industrialization and inclusive growth, are among the key drivers of what have become known as “emerging” economies.
18 Mar 2015
Africa has recorded impressive economic growth over the last decade, its ability to address emerging challenges will be strengthened by investing in citizens’ health, education and participation in society, said the UN’s development chief today in Abidjan, the capital of Cote d’Ivoire.
18 Mar 2015
Four out of five Syrians are now living in poverty, with almost half the population displaced from their homes, according to a new report.
- 17 Mar 2015
16 Mar 2015
Geneva / St-Etienne - Legendary six-time World Referee winner Pierluigi Collina along with international Cafu, Fabien Barthez, Clarence Seedorf and Edwin van der Sar are among the personalities that have confirmed they will join Zinédine Zidane and Ronaldo at the 12th Annual Match Against Poverty.
16 Mar 2015
UNDP regional head of Europe and CIS lauds Turkey for its commitment to sustainable development in the region
Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS, arrived in Istanbul for a two-day visit that includes an annual partnership dialogue with Turkey.
15 Mar 2015
Sendai, Japan - The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) at Tohoku University today launched the Global Centre for Disaster Statistics.
13 Mar 2015
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin Discuss Development and Humanitarian Needs in Myanmar
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin met with government officials in Nay Pyi Taw, and visited Sittwe, in Rakhine State, on a two-day visit to Myanmar this week.
12 Mar 2015
West African nations that experienced low or zero incidence of Ebola have already been affected by the Ebola crisis because of their deep connections with the three most affected countries, according to a new UN report released here today.
11 Mar 2015
Indonesia government addresses deforestation challenges in its aim to double palm oil production by 2020
Indonesia’s government, including the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Forestry and Environment, held key palm oil sector talks this week in Jakarta with multinational companies, and associations representing thousands of farmers, to identify ways to increase smallholder palm oil productivity and eliminate deforestation from the country’s palm oil supply chain.
10 Mar 2015
Port-au-Prince, Haiti - The Ambassador of Japan to Haiti, his Excellency Mr. Katsuyoshi Tamura and the Senior Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme today signed two funding agreements worth US$ 8.4 million to support elections and build resilience in Haiti.
09 Mar 2015
UN Development Chief Helen Clark leads a delegation to the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan
New York - UN Development Chief Helen Clark leads a delegation this week to Sendai, Japan for the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (14-17 March).
04 Mar 2015
Islamabad, Pakistan - The Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms of Pakistan signed today an agreement for US% 11.6 million with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support the implementation of key governance reforms at the federal and provincial levels.
03 Mar 2015
Today's high-level meeting on the current state of the Ebola outbreak takes place at a welcome moment given the challenges still faced by the response.
03 Mar 2015
As the international community works to get zero Ebola cases in West Africa, the international community must work with Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to address the underlying causes of the crisis, said the UN's development chief today.
03 Mar 2015
UNDP and partners call for increased efforts to protect wildlife and reduce illegal wildlife trade on World Wildlife Day
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) renewed its commitment to protecting wildlife and stopping wildlife crimes, such as poaching and trafficking, while commemorating World Wildlife Day today. The Day’s 2015 theme is, “It’s time to get serious about wildlife crime.”
03 Mar 2015
Bamako, Mali - The Governments of Mali and Japan today an agreement for US$ 4.5 million with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to strengthen the operational capacities of the National Police Academy (ENP).
26 Feb 2015
Dakar, Senegal - Senegal has initiated a vast local development programme to increase living standards across the countryside while at the same time stimulating the national economy.
25 Mar 2015:Why more tigers in India is good news for us all
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 26 Mar 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at the opening of the Symposium on Designing Funds for Performance, Based on a Shared Theory of Change
- 18 Mar 2015:Helen Clark: Opening Address to the International Conference on the Emergence of Africa
- 15 Mar 2015:Helen Clark: Statement to the Ministerial Roundtable “Governing Disaster Risk: Overcoming Challenges”