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UNDP supports legal services to those affected by HIV/AIDS

A volunteer in Zambia assisting a local woman with health information on AIDS.Credit: UN PhotosConsider the myriad ways that living with HIV/AIDS might affect one’s ability to accomplish basic tasks. Often, it is a challenge just to maintain adequate housing, keep child custody, enforceLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP supports marine conservation efforts in Thailand

Chao Lao Bay was once regarded as an untouched jewel nestled on the Eastern coast of the Gulf of Thailand. But, like many coastlines in Thailand, the past two decades has seen the continued decline of its spectacular marine habitat because of over-fishing, over-development and the resultingLue lisää (englanti)

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Tax specialist delivers "real change" in South Sudan

Through an initiative to raise public awareness and boost the knowledge and skills of public servants in South Sudan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) helped a state in the newly-emerging east African country to increase tax revenues from zero to US$850,000 since February. ThroughLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP thanks Canadian Government

New York – Canada’s Minister of International Cooperation Julian Fantino and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark met today in the wings of the UN General Assembly to discuss ongoing cooperation and issues of common concern. Renowned for its leadership inLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP to aid Kurdistan Region Government

Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – UNDP-Iraq launched a three-year 4.5-million US dollar project in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, on Wednesday to support the budget planning and execution capacities of the Kurdistan Region Government (KRG). “The KRG is at a cross road of its development process.Lue lisää (englanti)

UNDP to build disaster-proof houses in Pakistan

Pakistan: UNDP to build disaster-proof houses for flood-affected communitiesThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is to build thousands of disaster-resistant houses for those uprooted around a coastal area severely affected by the floods which have devastated Pakistan during the last twoLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP to help flood-affected Pakistanis reclaim lost ID papers

The records of the agriculture department of Nowhsera in Pakistan have been badly damaged by the floods.(Photo: UNDP Pakistan) Islamabad - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is to set up a network of one-stop-shops in Pakistan to help hundreds of thousands of people estimated toLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP to support Burundi elections

Burundians during a recent civic education campaign (Photo: UNDP)Bujumbura, 23 September - UNDP is to manage a USD44 million basket fund to support Burundi’s 2010 election process, sealing the country’s transition to peace.Next year will mark the first time that an electoral cycleLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP warns that poverty, exclusion, violence are destroying Guatemalan youth

<br> Ciudad de Guatemala  –  According to the National Human Development Report 2011-2012, Guatemala, a country of opportunities for youth?, developed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and launched on 23 July, Guatemalan youthLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP welcomes China-US agreement to combat climate change

New York – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) welcomes the agreement between China and the United States of America to work together to tackle the production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) to combat climate change.   UNDP Administrator Helen Clark said today thatLue lisää (englanti)

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