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01 Jul 2013
From September 22-24, the fourth annual Social Good Summit – a unique convening of world leaders, technology pioneers and grassroots innovators – will explore how today’s use of digital technology for social good can build a better future.
27 Jun 2013
In new video, UN Secretary-General hails post-2015 agenda as most inclusive global development process
In a new video, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls the engagement of more than 750,000 people from 194 countries in setting a new global development agenda “a historic effort for a historic policy-making process.”
27 Jun 2013
The Government of Japan and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) today launched the second phase of a major biodiversity and sustainable development partnership, and announced new projects in ten countries.
26 Jun 2013
New York/Manila - Philippines-based Hapinoy has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to further expand its model Health Hub, a programme that gives low-income neighbourhoods access to a range of healthcare initiatives.
24 Jun 2013
The first anniversary of the United Nations-Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, has been marked today with the launch of its legacy: an international centre of excellence in sustainable development policy and practice in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
12 Jun 2013
New York - The United Nation's Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) has launched a new phase of operations to meet growing demand from Member States for assistance in implementing measures that can reduce poverty, while promoting the sustainable use of natural resources and a healthy environment.
07 Jun 2013
Efforts to protect development from the impacts of climate change must be supported in Africa. This was the rationale behind the creation of UNDP’s Africa Adaptation Programme (AAP), and it was a sentiment voiced by senior officials from Africa, Japan and the UN at a TICAD V side-event on the AAP’s achievements.
07 Jun 2013
UN agencies and partners launch largest ever humanitarian appeal for Syrians: US$4.4 billion needed for emergency aid for 2013
The UN appealed today for an additional US$3.1 billion to meet growing humanitarian needs in Syria and among refugees in the surrounding region this year. The total requirements for the whole of 2013 are $4.4 billion.
07 Jun 2013
New York/Geneva - US$60 million needed to step up United Nations Development Programme emergency livelihoods response in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan.
06 Jun 2013
Nay Pyi Taw – Ending poverty is Myanmar’s biggest challenge going forward, but the South-east Asian country’s progress is inevitable, UN Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark said today.
05 Jun 2013
Some 500,000 children are expected to gain access to early childhood education in low-income areas of Brazil following a commitment by PUPA to the Business Call to Action (BCtA). The educational company has also pledged to employ 2,000 low income women as part of its micro-franchise network, leading also to quality early childhood development for over 500,000 low income children in Brazil by 2017.
05 Jun 2013
The first World Indigenous Network (WIN) meeting recently concluded in Darwin, Australia, from 26-31 May 2013 bringing together indigenous land and sea managers from around the world. UNDP and UNEP were present at the gathering to jointly launch a new toolkit designed to assist civil society-led initiatives to voluntarily conserve Indigenous Peoples’ and Community Conserved Territories and Areas (ICCAs).
03 Jun 2013
Yokohama - As the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD V) drew to a close, leaders from 50 African countries and international partners vowed to work hand in hand to deliver quality growth and sustainable development to Africa.
02 Jun 2013
Japanese lifestyle brand MUJI has announced the development of an eco-friendly natural dyeing plant in Cambodia, as part as its commitment to the Business Call to Action (BCtA).
02 Jun 2013
Yokohama – Building resilience to disasters and climate change will not only protect the fruits of development in Africa, but is also necessary to further propel inclusive growth in the continent, global leaders meeting in Japan agreed on Sunday.
31 May 2013
More than 40,000 people will gather in Yokohama, Japan, over the next three days for a landmark conference focused on strengthening partnerships to accelerate the momentum on human development in Africa.
31 May 2013
The importance of gender equality and the empowerment of women in driving development in Africa will be the focus of a high-level panel at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V).
30 May 2013
Post-2015 goals must prioritise sexual and reproductive health rights, and gender equality, UNDP Chief says
Kuala Lumpur – UN Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark spoke at the Women Deliver conference today on the importance of a renewed global development agenda giving priority to sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality and women's empowerment.
28 May 2013
The Regional Service Centre supports the work and partnerships of the 46 country offices supervised by UNDP Regional Bureau of Africa and “offers strategic policy and programme advice based on UNDP’s expertise and experience.
27 May 2013
Africa’s agricultural, mining and energy resources could boost the continent’s economic growth and pave the way for a breakthrough in human development, according to the African Economic Outlook 2013.
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Latest Speeches and Statements
- 22 Jul 2014:Helen Clark: Speech on “Beyond the MDGs: HIV and the Post-2015 Agenda" at the 20th International AIDS Conference
- 22 Jul 2014:Helen Clark: Address to Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians at UNDP and Asia Forum of Parliamentarians and Development
- 21 Jul 2014:Helen Clark: Keynote Address to the Meeting of the Parliamentarians at the 20th International AIDS Conference