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Indigenous groups bear witness to climate change damage

The Baka people in Eastern Cameroon are using video cameras provided by UNDP and the Global Environment Facility to document how climate change is damaging the forests where they live. It’s just one way the UNDP is helping indigenous people, whose representatives are meeting at UNLue lisää (englanti)

Indigenous peoples redefine development

The word ‘development’ did not originally exist in most indigenous languages, but over the centuries, the lives of indigenous peoples have been turned upside down in the name of economicLue lisää (englanti)

Indigenous peoples: development with cultural identity

19 April – Over 2,000 indigenous peoples from around the world are meeting for the next two weeks at the United Nations headquarters in New York to discuss how they can “freely pursue their economic, social and cultural development”, as described by the 2007 UN Declaration on theLue lisää (englanti)

Indonesia safeguards forest, boosts livelihoods

New York – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark today praised Indonesia for putting into action environmentally sensitive forest management techniques to create economic opportunities and improve livelihoods. Indonesia is implementing a programme, ReducingLue lisää (englanti)

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Indonesia: Partnership helps preserve climate and build green economy

Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia and growing fast, with a population of over 200 million.  Due to its hot and humid climate, the country faces an increasing demand for air conditioners, with a market estimated to reach 2.5 million units annually by 2015. The currentLue lisää (englanti)

Indonesia: Support for tsunami early warning systems

New York- For the hundreds of volunteers gathered on 14 October 2009 in Aceh, the Indonesian province devastated by the 2004 tsunami, the exercise must have been unsettling for some. But as the alarms sounded and crowds began to flee the coast, participants in IOWave09, a region-wideLue lisää (englanti)

Indonesian President Yudhoyono, UN development chief meet on forests

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono met with United Nations Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark in Jakarta Thursday where they discussed Indonesia’s pioneering efforts to prevent deforestation and degradation as part of a UN initiative. They also discussed theLue lisää (englanti)

Integration of visually and hearing impaired in Turkmenistan

For visually and hearing impaired people in Turkmenistan, the Rehabilitation Center in Ashgabat is more than a place to learn English and make new friends, it is also a vital resource center. The Center, established by the Deaf and Blind Society of Turkmenistan andLue lisää (englanti)

Interaction with the media at the Africa-China conference

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark met with the media on Tuesday 2 November 2010, at the end of her two-day visit to Addis Ababa, where she attended the Africa-China Poverty Reduction and Development Conference. The Administrator highlighted the importance of social protection as a key focus of theLue lisää (englanti)

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

To commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, the following key events are taking place on Monday May 17th:Hong Kong: A high level dialogue on punitive laws, human rights and HIV prevention among men who have sex with men in the Asia Pacific RegionThe United NationsLue lisää (englanti)

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