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10 Jul 2012
Policy-makers and representatives from 40 countries gathered for the first global high-level meeting to boost knowledge exchange between developing countries.
09 Jul 2012
Landmark report finds evidence that enforcing punitive laws hinders HIV responses and wastes resources. Commission urgently calls for laws that protect human rights to save lives, save money and end the epidemic.
03 Jul 2012
Decisive action in Asia-Pacific cities to help the urban poor adapt to climate change while reducing greenhouse gas emissions will shape the future of cities in the region, according to experts at the World Cities Summit in Singapore.
02 Jul 2012
UNDP and the Government of the Republic of Singapore expect to establish a Global Centre for Public Service Excellence in the city of Singapore by the end of the year.
02 Jul 2012
Three important targets on poverty, slums and water have been met three years ahead of 2015, says this year’s Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
22 Jun 2012
As a major and concrete legacy of the Rio+20 Conference, the Brazilian Government announced the creation of Rio+ Centre, the World Centre for Sustainable Development, at a ceremony this morning attended by Izabella Teixeira, Brazil’s Minister for the Environment and Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator.
20 Jun 2012
In a high-level forum at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development today UNDP presented the conceptual groundwork for a future “Sustainable Human Development Index,” which would recognize the cost of human development to future generations.
20 Jun 2012
The Equator Initiative celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Equator Prize with a gala event at the Vivo Rio concert hall, as part of the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development.
19 Jun 2012
World Business and Development Awards announce winners at Rio+20: Fighting poverty can benefit businesses
Eleven companies received today the 2012 World Business and Development Awards (WBDA) for their efforts to improve living standards in some of the world’s most disadvantaged communities.
19 Jun 2012
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released a new publication today on the risks from climate change on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs).
18 Jun 2012
UNDP presented today an initiative to boost sustainable agriculture in developing countries through partnerships between governments, businesses and smallholder farmers to coordinate the production and export of key commodities like coffee, grains and cocoa.
14 Jun 2012
UNDP has received a prestigious Knowledge Management Award 2012 in Vienna, Austria for its “outstanding efforts and achievements to promote the idea of knowledge societies”.
13 Jun 2012
UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Marta Vieira da Silva invites people to join the global conversation on Rio+20
World renowned Brazilian soccer player Marta Vieira da Silva and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador launched a video message aiming at inviting people to join the global conversation alongside the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development “Rio+20”.
12 Jun 2012
The United Nations (UN) has unveiled its plan to address critical humanitarian needs in 2012 in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
11 Jun 2012
WASHINGTON—US Friends of UNDP today presented its annual Julia V. Taft Award to the UN Development Program (UNDP) Country Office in Tunisia in recognition of its exceptional work in supporting the North African country’s transition.
06 Jun 2012
UNDP launched today a video spot “The Future We Want” which uses voices of Spanish actor Antonio Banderas, French actor Lambert Wilson, Brazilian football star Marta Vieira da Silva and Italian actress Laura Morante, to explain what sustainable development is to mainstream audiences.
06 Jun 2012
The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on people around the world to cast their votes in an online global poll on solutions to the planet’s most pressing social, economic and environmental challenges, the results of which will be presented to world leaders at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, or ‘Rio+20’, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, later this month.
06 Jun 2012
Interactive web portal will serve as a springboard for discussions on the post-2015 development agenda.
04 Jun 2012
City authorities from across the Middle East and North Africa convened in Beirut recently to hear how UNDP is helping to improve local development through bits and bytes.
29 May 2012
Latin American and African ministers discuss boosting cooperation and funding pro-poor social policies
Around 40 social development ministers and government representatives from more than 15 Latin American and 13 African countries today started in Brasilia, Brazil, a three-day forum to exchange experiences—and increase cooperation—to reduce poverty.
Latest Speeches and Statements
- 07 Aug 2014:Helen Clark: Aspen Institute Madeleine K. Albright Global Development Lecture on "Making Sense of the World We Live In: The Development Contribution"
- 24 Jul 2014:Helen Clark: Speech at the Global Launch of the 2014 Human Development Report
- 24 Jul 2014:Khalid Malik: Statement at the launch of the 2014 Human Development Report