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UNDP salutes Nobel Laureates

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, compatriot Leymah Gbowee, and Yemeni activist Tawakkul Karman were jointly awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peacebuilding work. “We salute the 2011Lue lisää (englanti)

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UNDP salutes Sunila Abeysekera

UNDP mourns the loss of Sunila Abeysekera, a renowned leader in women’s rights and defender of human rights, who died of cancer in Colombo on 9 September 2013. She was 61. A champion of women’s rights, particularly in Asia, Sunila founded the Women and Media Collective in Colombo in 1984. She wasLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP seeks stronger role for indigenous peoples in the Philippines

MANILA  – The problems faced by about 14-17 million indigenous peoples (IPs) in the Philippines require interventions that are integrated and holistic, rather than stop-gap and piece-meal.  Thus, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched on 9 February a program that bringsLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP sends financial support, experts to Haiti

  A view of a street in downtown Port-au-Prince illustrates the extensive damage wreaked by the earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January. UN Photo/Logan Abassi The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has dispatched technical experts and financialLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP sets foundation for long-term recovery in Gaza

At the International Conference on the Palestinian Economy and Gaza Reconstruction, UN Under Secretary-General and UNDP Administrator, a.i., Ad Melkert called for more funding to rebuild the Gaza Strip."Long-term economic prospects and lasting social progress and stability depend upon the willLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP sets record straight on drugs debate

Mexico City – A Reuters article published today wrongly states that UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark believes the "U.S.-led war on drugs" has failed. Helen Clark at no point criticized U.S. policy on the so-called war on drugs during her interview with ReutersLue lisää (englanti)

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UNDP signs deal with OPEC Development Fund to create 'Arab Development Portal'

Washington, D.C. – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) agreed today to create an innovative data-gathering prototype that will eventually provide online access to much needed development statistics in all 22 memberLue lisää (englanti)

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UNDP steps up Afghan capacity ahead of major transitions

New York -- The UN Development Programme (UNDP) is strengthening its ability to support Afghanistan ahead of the expected withdrawal of international forces. We recognize that we are entering a totally new phase and we need to be prepared for what's coming," UNDP Associate Administrator RebecaLue lisää (englanti)

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UNDP steps up Ebola fight in Liberia as UN issues programme to tackle national emergency

USD 33 million are needed to help UN agencies to tackle the disease Issuing a comprehensive joint programme, the United Nations system in Liberia today said up to USD 33 million  were needed to support Liberia’s national response to the Ebola disease. The appeal aims to cover a vast numberLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP strengthens local governments in Cambodia

UNDP efforts to strengthen local governments in Cambodia has resulted in the rapid and streamlined construction of a number of much-needed infrastructure projects like roads, schools and bridges in the country’sLue lisää (englanti)

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