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31 Oct 2013
Fully biodegradable plates implanted with organic seeds in Colombia to provide food after use, a social media website to promote car-sharing in Viet Nam, certified cocoa for speciality markets, and affordable biodegradable sanitary pads made from banana waste are just some of the 34 winners of the 2013 SEED Awards, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced today.
31 Oct 2013
U.S. based social enterprise Envirofit International has announced it will join the Business Call to Action (BCtA), with plans to reduce greenhouse gases by 193,500 tons of carbon through the sales of 150,000 clean cookstoves across Kenya in the next two years.
30 Oct 2013
The eighth annual African Economic Conference concluded today, calling on development and business leaders to turn Africa into a hub of business and development excellence.
28 Oct 2013
Heads of State and business and development experts from across the world will gather at the three-day African Economic Conference from Monday, October 28 to Wednesday, October 30 in Johannesburg, South Africa, to discuss regional integration and its role in boosting economic growth and human well-being on the continent.
25 Oct 2013
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador, His Royal Highness (HRH) Crown Prince Haakon of Norway will arrive in Zambia on October 28th, for a four-day visit geared to helping support the agency’s role in the country’s development.
24 Oct 2013
The head of the UN Development Group has wrapped up a three-day visit to Iran, saying that the country has made impressive human development progress, but that development challenges remained.
23 Oct 2013
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the top-ranked multilateral organization in aid transparency according to a leading global ranking released today.
16 Oct 2013
FINO PayTech, a leading payments technology company and India’s largest alternate channel for banking services, announced plans to join the Business Call to Action (BCtA) and scale up its business and banking technology platform as well as its branchless banking solutions in rural India.
14 Oct 2013
The United Nations Development Programme and the National Elections Commission of the Republic of Korea will co-host the largest forum on electoral matters in the world from 15-17 October in Seoul. Threats to electoral integrity, cost-effectiveness in electoral processes, and professional training of election officials will top the agenda of this important global event.
09 Oct 2013
In support of anti-corruption initiatives of the Government of the Philippines, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners hosted a forum today aimed at promoting transparency and accountability in governance. This forum is part of the Integrity Caravan, a year-long series of activities across the country aimed at building broad-based support and strategic partnerships on anti-corruption. The caravan was launched by the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) and UNDP earlier this year.
03 Oct 2013
#GivingTuesday Goes Global, Partners from around the Globe Join the 60-Day Countdown to December 3, 2013
Today, thousands of #GivingTuesday partners around the world – including for the first time international non-profits, as well as civic-minded businesses and corporations – begin the 60-day countdown to the second annual #GivingTuesday, December 3 as the start of the holiday giving season.
02 Oct 2013
UNDP partners with Least Developed Countries Fund to strengthen early warning systems and climate information in Africa
The Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) approved today a US$43.63m grant for a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-led initiative to strengthen climate information and early warning systems in Africa.
30 Sep 2013
While the need for life-saving humanitarian assistance for refugees and displaced peoples remains paramount, the international response to the Syria crisis must also include targeted development support, said the UN’s development chief Helen Clark today in Geneva.
27 Sep 2013
Today, on the margins of the General Assembly High Level segment, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, Ahmet Davutoglu, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to open UNDP’s Regional Service Centre for Europe and CIS in Istanbul, Turke
27 Sep 2013
The Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Helen Clark, and Viet Nam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung renewed today the mutual commitment to the partnership in the middle-income country (MIC), and witnessed the signing of the memorandum that seals the commitment
26 Sep 2013
Ministers of four countries, as well as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have underlined that despite remarkable progress in achieving development targets, growing inequalities in developing countries, and weak justice, security and rule of law could undermine these gains.
26 Sep 2013
President of Bolivia Evo Morales, top officials and ambassadors to the UN took time out during the General Assembly today to play a football match to support of the Secretary-General’s campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women.
25 Sep 2013
High-level representatives from governments, multilateral agencies and the private sector, met today on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. They called for greater international commitment to mitigating disasters, claiming that there can be no sustainable development without disaster risk reduction.
25 Sep 2013
World leaders renew commitment to anti-poverty targets, agree to adopt new development Goals at 2015 Summit
World leaders agreed today to scale up action against extreme poverty, hunger and disease and called for a 2015 Summit to adopt the next set of Goals to focus continued efforts after the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
24 Sep 2013
World leaders gathered today alongside the 68th United Nations General Assembly to launch an inclusive approach to fighting malaria, a disease which – despite tremendous advances – still kills an estimated 660,000 each year and poses a major challenge to development.
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- 01 Oct 2014:Gina Cesar: Closing Remarks at the United Nations Volunteers Partnerships Forum 2014: Innovation in Volunteer Action
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- 26 Sep 2014:Helen Clark: Speech at Poaching and Illicit Wildlife Trafficking: Towards Joint Action by the International Community