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UN development chief says conflict often driven by poverty

Agadez - On the last day of her visit to Niger, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark traveled to the ancient city of Agadez where armed rebellions in the 1990s led to a period marked by violence and instability, resulting in increased poverty and vulnerability for the population.  Agadez is also aLue lisää (englanti)

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Brazil MDG Award salutes innovation in development

Brasilia – Brazil’s Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Award, announced Wednesday, recognized 20 innovative initiatives led by municipalities and civil society organizations across the country that are helping improve lives of some of the country’s most disadvantaged communities. In a ceremonyLue lisää (englanti)

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UN Secretary General urges peaceful vote in Guinea Bissau

The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to the people of Guinea Bissau to ensure a peaceful election as voters go to the polls this Sunday to choose a new president. Some 590,000 people are registered to vote in the election, organised following the death of the country’sLue lisää (englanti)

UN Secretary-General names members of high-level group on sustainable energy for all

Group will mobilize action by a range of stakeholders to move the world towards sustainable energy for all New York – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the members of his High-level Group for the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative. The High-level GroupLue lisää (englanti)

UN Secretary-General to Haitians: "You are not alone"

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark (right) greets UNDP Haiti Resident Representative/Resident Coordinator Kim Bolduc in Haiti on 17 January 2010.UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in Haiti to see for himself the devastation from Tuesday's earthquake, assured the Haitian people that they were notLue lisää (englanti)

UN Security Council adopts new resolution on women, peace and security

A new Security Council resolution, passed unanimously on Friday at an open debate on women, peace and security, stresses that sustainable peace depends on simultaneous progress in political stability, security, development, human rights--including gender equality-- justice, and the rule ofLue lisää (englanti)

UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia statement on Mogadishu UN attack

Mogadishu – The UN Special Representative for the Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, condemned the violent attack on the United Nations Common Compound in Mogadishu. At about 11:30 this morning, a pickup truck rigged with explosives was detonated outside the gate of the UN compound,Lue lisää (englanti)

UN Summit concludes with global action plan to achieve development goals

Secretary-General secures more than $40 billion for women’s and children’s health New York — A United Nations Summit on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concluded today with the adoption of a global action plan to achieve the eight anti-poverty goals by their 2015 targetLue lisää (englanti)

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UN agencies combine efforts to tackle gender-based violence on this year’s International Women’s Day

The renewed effort focuses on what drives men to become violent and asks what can be done to stop it Bangkok, Thailand - Today on International Women’s Day, women and men around the globe come together to rally, discuss and take action to stop violence against women and girls. The United NationsLue lisää (englanti)

UN agencies laud agreement on REDD+ reached in Cancun

Heads of the three UN agencies involved in the UN-REDD Programme (FAO, UNDP and UNEP) call the REDD+ agreement a positive step forward in the conservation and sustainable management of the world's forests Geneva, Switzerland- The UN-REDD Programme, a collaborative initiative of the Food andLue lisää (englanti)

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