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UNDP clarifies its relationship with Segolene Royal

UNDP, through its office in Geneva, has indeed been in discussions with Ms. Ségolène Royal, as the President of the Regional Council of Poitou-Charentes, within the context of cooperation between regional and local communities in the developed countries and those in the developing world, inLue lisää (englanti)

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UNDP congratulates Goodwill Ambassadors Casillas, Zidane, Drogba

Iker Casillas, Didier Drogba and Zinédine Zidane – all UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors for the fight against poverty and the promotion of the Millennium Development Goals – recently made UNDP proud on the pitch last week.   Real Madrid, led by Captain Casillas, won their first Spanish LigaLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP continues coordination in Haiti, will support elections

Port-au-Prince – During her third visit to Haiti following the devastating 12 January earthquake, UNDP Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan met with Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive and visited an array of UNDP-supported recovery and development programmes in the capital andLue lisää (englanti)

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UNDP continues support as new floods uproot Pakistan's south

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced plans to step up efforts for those among 5.4 million people in Pakistan being hit by large scale floods for a second consecutive year. Heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan’s southern provinces of Sindh and Balochistan have so far destroyedLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP deeply saddened by deadly attack in Afghanistan

United Nations personnel working in Afghanistan were killed after demonstrators attacked a UN compound on Friday in the country’s northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. “I am deeply shocked by the horrific killings of UN colleagues and security personnel,” said Helen Clark, Administrator of the UnitedLue lisää (englanti)

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UNDP deeply saddened by deaths in Nigeria UN attack

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is deeply saddened by the loss of UN personnel and Nigerian citizens killed today in a car bomb attack at the UN compound in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. “I deplore this brutal attack on our UN colleagues in Nigeria,” said UNDP Administrator HelenLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP deeply saddened by plane crash deaths in DRC

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) personnel working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were among those killed in a plane crash in Kinshasa on Monday. The plane, returning to the capital from Kisangani, was carrying 29 passengers, including members of UNDP, UN Volunteers andLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP defers programmes for Yemen, Bahrain and Syria

New York — In light of developments in the region, UNDP is deferring its upcoming five-year programmes for Yemen, Bahrain and Syria pending further review.  The decision was taken by UNDP to ensure that new programmes address the evolving development needs of the people in each country.Lue lisää (englanti)

UNDP empowers communities to treat TB in Burkina

Throughout her tough TB treatment, 18-year old Mouniratou (front) received regular home visits from community worker Djeneba Baro. “I do not know how I would have managed without her”, says Mouniratou (photo: Kerstin Gosse/UNDP) 18-year-old Mouniratou in Bobo-Dioulassou is happinessLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP extends solidarity to flood-hit Brazil

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark sent a letter of solidarity to President Dilma Rousseff and reiterated commitment to support the country The United Nations extends solidarity to the Brazilian government, local authorities and civil society organizations in their efforts to cope with the tragedyLue lisää (englanti)

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