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UN envoys focus on Myanmar's development

The Secretary-General's Special Adviser for Myanmar Vijay Nambiar and the United Nations Development Programme's Asia Director Ajay Chhibber arrived in the country yesterday for a five-day visit in which they will meet with Government authorities, political parties and civil societyLue lisää (englanti)

UN helping South African communities to access sustainable energy

Durban -  UN agencies and the South African government unveiled this week a pilot project that provides communities outside of Durban with access to clean energy. The project will deliver clean cooking, lighting systems and solar-heated water for clinics and schools in the district of Ilembe,Lue lisää (englanti)

UN hosts the world premiere of ‘One Day on Earth’

On 22 April 2012 – Earth Day - the feature length documentary film produced by One Day on Earth will be screened on the same day in over 170 countries worldwide, in collaboration with over 80 UNDP Country Offices. On the same day the New York world premiere will take place in the UN GeneralLue lisää (englanti)

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UN humanitarian aid arrives in Cuba

Santiago de Cuba - The first flight carrying 40 tonnes of United Nations humanitarian aid for Hurricane Sandy-affected Cubans arrived today in the hardest-hit city of Santiago de Cuba in the eastern part of the country. The shipment includes essential items for hygiene and cooking, as well asLue lisää (englanti)

UN in action in El Salvador: recovering from Hurricane Ida

San Salvador- The United Nations has sent a disaster assessment team to El Salvador and released a $50,000 cash grant to help the Central American country recover from last week’s torrential rainfall that caused massive flooding and triggered landslides, killing at least 140 people andLue lisää (englanti)

UN issues Flash Appeal for flood-affected Sri Lanka

New York - The United Nations and its partners are to appeal tomorrow for US$51 million to meet the urgent needs of more than one million in Sri Lanka affected by widespread flooding. Torrential rain across the country’s eastern and central areas in the last week has caused more than 360,000Lue lisää (englanti)

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UN launches $301 million appeal for typhoon-ravaged Philippines

The United Nations today appealed for nearly a third of a billion dollars to provide humanitarian assistance to typhoon hit regions of the Philippines where aid workers are labouring around the clock to get in urgently needed survival supplies, such as food, clean water, shelter and basicLue lisää (englanti)

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UN launches bid to achieve sustainable energy for all

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for an energy revolution to help end poverty, transform the global economy and put the world on a cleaner, greener path for health, education, employment and economic competition. "For the developing world, energy poverty isLue lisää (englanti)

UN launches plan to combat spread of HIV among women and girls

Photo: UNAIDS/B. HamiltonUNDP Administrator Helen Clark at the high-level panel in NY.UNDP Administrator Helen Clark joined a high-level panel in New York to launch a five-year action plan by UNAIDS to address gender inequalities and human rights violations that put women and girls at risk ofLue lisää (englanti)

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