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17 Apr 2015
Football legends and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo, Zinédine Zidane and Didier Drogba will team up with other football stars for a match against an AS St-Etienne All Stars team to help boost Ebola recovery efforts at the 12th Match against Poverty.
14 Apr 2015
UN Under-Secretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman and UN Assistant Secretary General and UN Development Programme (UNDP) Director for Latin America and the Caribbean Jessica Faieta visited the town of Tumaco, in the Pacific, to better understand the authorities’ and civil society’s perspectives, in one of the most conflict-affected regions.
10 Apr 2015
Football superstar and Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has joined a star-studded array of international players for the 12th Annual Match Against Poverty which will take place on 20 April at the Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium in Saint-Etienne, France.
08 Apr 2015
As momentum builds towards the adoption of the new global Sustainable Development Goals later this year, some13African countries and Brazil have come together to share experiences on social protection, focused on ensuring that Africa’s poor are not left behind in the drive for economic growth, and have the means to better whether shocks and crises.
02 Apr 2015
On the 6th of April this year, the United Nations and the global sports community celebrates the second International Day of Sport for Development and Peace promoting the role of sport as a tool at the service of society and a universal tool for peace.
31 Mar 2015
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board has approved UNDP as the first UN agency that will be able to access the Fund’s resources for developing countries, alongside six other entities from the public and private sector.
31 Mar 2015
In an expression of continued solidarity with the millions of children, women and men affected by the devastating crisis in Syria, now in its fifth year, international donors today pledged US$3.8 billion at a conference hosted by the Amir of Kuwait, His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
25 Mar 2015
International development partners pledged today over 1 billion Euros to support Guinea-Bissau’s social and economic development. The funding will support the Government’s Development Strategy Plan, Terra Ranka (meaning a fresh start), which aims to ensure long-term sustainable development, consolidate peace and stability, and increase economic growth.
25 Mar 2015
The Government of Japan is providing US$ 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.
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Latest Speeches and Statements
- 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
- 16 Apr 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at “Climate Finance for Development” Event, organized by the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations