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Haiti: UNDP maps earth's shifts to rebuild city on safer grounds

UNDP seismologist Eric Calais shows the seismic mapof Port-au-Prince (Photo: UNDP Haiti)Port-au-Prince – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has handed to the Haitian government a map of seismic hotspots in Port-au-Prince showing which zones are most susceptible to seismicLue lisää (englanti)

Haitian Mayors head to Rotterdam with Stories of Hope and Frustration

Summit to promote new alliances and city-to-city decentralized cooperation Port-au-Prince - Four metropolitan mayors from the areas affected by the 12 January earthquake in Haiti today announced that they will attend the 7th edition of the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty (WACAP), Lue lisää (englanti)

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Haitian Prime Minister and NGO representatives, including Sean Penn, outline a new roadmap for Haiti

New York - Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and more than 50 national and international non-governmental organisation (NGO) representatives—including actor, director and activist Sean Penn—defined today a new roadmap to better coordinate the transition from Haiti’s humanitarian to a long-termLue lisää (englanti)

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Haitian filmmaker shows "Journey of Hope"

“I was shooting my first film ever, standing on top of a house filming kids playing football when the earth started shaking and the house crumbled underneath me,” said 27-year old filmmaker Massena Cesar, recalling that day of profound sorrow when a massive earthquake rocked Haiti, killing overLue lisää (englanti)

Haitians on the pitch for recovery

A resident of Bel Air, one of the most violent, poor and garbage-filled zones of Port-au-Prince, Josiane Vesna along with nearly 1000 other Haitians was hired to rebuild six neighbourhoods, including her own, following the earthquake that devastated the country 11 months ago.“After theLue lisää (englanti)

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Haitians recycle rubble into new communities

Port-au-Prince/New York – Two years after the devastating earthquake Haitians have recycled over 20 percent of more than half of the total quake rubble removed so far, helping affected communities build new houses or rebuild damaged ones, pave sidewalks and put up more than 2,000 metres of wallsLue lisää (englanti)

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Helen Clark among world’s most powerful women, says Forbes

New York, USA – Forbes Magazine today announced Helen Clark, Chief of the United Nations Development Programme, as one of the world’s 100 most powerful women. Ms. Clark has appeared regularly in the annual league table since her time as Prime Minister of New Zealand. Ranking no. 61 in 2009, she isLue lisää (englanti)

Helen Clark and Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs meet in Vienna

Helen Clark and Austrian MFA Dr. Michael SpindeleggerToday in Vienna, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark met with Austrian Foreign Minister Dr. Michael Spindelegger. They discussed the results of the recent Haiti Donor’s Conference and progress on UN reform, and they shared views on howLue lisää (englanti)

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Helen Clark and Madagascar’s President discuss the country’s transition, development agenda

The UNDP Administrator Helen Clark today met with the President of Madagascar, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, who, on his second official visit outside the country, came to meet senior United Nations officials in New York. Mr. Rajaonarimampianina was elected in January 2014 in a UNDP-supported ballot,Lue lisää (englanti)

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Helen Clark calls on Chad to reap the rewards of stability

Ndjamena – Wrapping up her three-day visit to Chad, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark called on the country and its partners to redouble efforts to accelerate progress on the Millennium Development Goals. “For Chad, the time has come, and this opportunity must not be missed because stability bringsLue lisää (englanti)

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