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Latin America’s first water-powered bus on the streets of São Paulo

Latin America's first hydrogen-powered bus in São Paulo, Brazil, is fueled by water and exudes clean vapor instead of fumes.(Photos: UNDP)New York - Imagine quiet, water-fueled buses and cars that exude clean vapor instead of fumes. In Latin America, this dream may be closer to reality, with theLue lisää (englanti)

Launch of "Getting Ahead: Testimonials of Women in Politics"

For more information, please visit www.iknowpolitics.orgAs part of the 53rd Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) and to celebrate the International Women’s Day, The International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics (iKNOW Politics) and its partners launched a filmLue lisää (englanti)

Launch of Africa Adaptation Programme in Namibia

Communal land farmers such as Paulus Amutenya will be increasingly vulnerable to climate change shocks due to the effects on rain-fed horticulture production.  (Photo: UNDP) Ondangwa – Namibia has become one of the first African countries to launch the climate change adaptation programme.Lue lisää (englanti)

Launch of inter-university development journal in Mozambique

The journal on economic, policy and development studies is published by eight Mozambican universities and is produced with UNDP support. It contains information produced in Mozambique, about Mozambique and for Mozambicans.“This publication will foster a country-wide debate on developmentalLue lisää (englanti)

Liberia: 1.7 million sign up to vote with UNDP support

Monrovia - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is among national and international agencies that laid the groundwork for the 1.7 million Liberians, almost half of them women, who last month completed registration to vote in upcoming elections. UNDP worked with the peacekeeping UNLue lisää (englanti)

Liberia: Ivorian refugee needs outstrip aid

Monrovia -- With a sharp increase in the number of Ivorian refugees crossing into Liberia during recent weeks following Cote d’Ivoire’s political crisis which began in November last year, United Nations agencies have pointed to the increasing need for emergency shelter. More than half of the 75,000Lue lisää (englanti)

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Liberians Urged To Cast Ballots in Runoff Vote

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26—Liberia’s ongoing election poses a major test for the West African country, a senior UN Development Programme (UNDP) official said here Wednesday, urging Liberians to turn out in large numbers for a runoff vote Nov. 8. “Second elections [after a crisis] are quiteLue lisää (englanti)

Living positively in Ecuador

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MDGs remain top of the agenda at world leaders' annual meeting in New York

As world leaders gather in New York, the United Nations called on Member States to sustain efforts towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) - eight internationally-agreed goals which seek to end extreme poverty worldwide by 2015. In his report to the General Assembly, UN SecretaryLue lisää (englanti)

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Madagascar voters elect new president in largely peaceful ballot

People in Madagascar voted Friday in a presidential run-off expected to end the country’s four-year political stalemate. Close to 8 million registered women and men were due to elect a president and 151 members of parliament. The vote is seen as an important step toward resuming development in aLue lisää (englanti)

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