Note to Correspondents on Central African Republic Oct 2, 2015UN Member States today expressed their support for peace and stability in the Central African Republic (CAR) during a high-level meeting held on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly. The purpose of the meeting was to maintain political momentum in the country beyond the transition and obtain comprehensive support for the implementation of the most critical and immediate outcomes of the Bangui Forum.
UNDP Supports Civil Society in Yemen to Document Human Rights ViolationsOct 2, 2015UNDP together with UN WOMEN and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has started training Yemeni civil society organizations to independently document human rights violations and provide psychosocial support to victims of the ongoing conflict.
UNDP lends Support to Small Island States to develop Climate TargetsOct 1, 2015On September 28-29, representatives from Pacific islands convened in Samoa to discuss their countries’ Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), capping an eighteen-month effort to prepare developing countries for the upcoming climate conference in Paris.
Timor-Leste and UNDP Celebrate Nation Building and State Building PartnershipSep 30, 2015The Government of Timor-Leste and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) looked back today at the results of nation building and state building, including a suc-cessful transition from conflict to development, at an event organized at the 70th UN General Assembly.
“From People to People” - UNDP launches Digital Good platform to enable individuals worldwide to help achieve Sustainable Development Goals Sep 29, 2015The United Nations Development Programme launched its Digital Good interactive platform today, the first global resource enabling people worldwide to fund local and global efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which were adopted by the UN General Assembly on 25 September 2015.
After the MDGs, renewed commitment and financing required to spur Africa’s development Sep 28, 2015Having made encouraging progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), African countries have the opportunity to use the newly launched Sustainable Development Goals to tackle remaining challenges and achieve a development breakthrough, according to a report released here today.
UNDP and the Gulf Cooperation Council join forces to promote development in the Arab States RegionSep 28, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) signed a memorandum of understanding to intensify collaboration for human development, jointly boost resilience and support recovery from crisis across the Arab States Region.
Localizing the SDGs Through New Rural CommunitiesSep 27, 2015the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), convened a high-level event at UN headquarters yesterday entitled "A New Rural Development Paradigm and the Inclusive and Sustainable New Communities Model inspired by the Saemaul Undong."
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Latest Speeches and Statements
- 30 Sep 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at side-event on “Timor-Leste and U.N. Relations: Achievements and the Way Forward”
- 29 Sep 2015:Helen Clark: Remarks at the launch of the Digital Good Platform
- 29 Sep 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at High Level Event: Empowering Women in Climate Action