Uutisia ympäri maailmaa

 

Täältä voit lukea uutisia UNDP toimipisteestämme.Uutinen on Englanti, ja kun klikkaat niitä teitä ryhdytään ulkoiselle sivulle.

Women struggle for rights as Haiti recovers

The devastating January 12th earthquake hit hard at the Haitian women’s movement, taking the lives of a number of leading activists.  Prior to the earthquake, activists like Anne-Marie Coriolan, Myriam Merlais and Magalie Marcelin were advocating to reform the judiciary and to create anLue lisää (englanti)

Women, peace and security in Africa

Eleven African governments have pledged to ensure an effective regional mechanism to address sexual violence against women and children in a regional event sponsored by UNDP.The Presidents of Burundi, DRC, the Republic of Congo, Namibia, Tanzania and Zambia, as well as Ministers of Great LakesLue lisää (englanti)

World Environment Day: Your planet needs you

VideosIndonesia: Bali Fishermen | watch larger versionAfrica: World Environment Day | watch larger versionPhotos:World Environment DayStories:Africa: Green sources of energyChile: Solar ovens prevent deforestationCroatia: Reducing its carbon footprintIndonesia: Fishermen abandon devastatingLue lisää (englanti)

World Malaria Day: Reducing women’s vulnerability in Sudan

Mosquito net distribution campaign, Southern Sudan. (Jenn Warren/UNDP)World Malaria Day, 25 April, is an opportunity to call attention to the global efforts to control this life-threatening disease transmitted to people through the bites of infected mosquitoes. Malaria infects more than one quarterLue lisää (englanti)

image

World Malaria Day: UNDP welcomes renewed push to fight deadly disease

Geneva – Tremendous progress to eliminate malaria has been made over the past decade, including a global reduction in malaria deaths of more than 25 percent, yet per year the disease still infects 219 million people and causes 660,000 deaths. In addition to its direct impact on the health ofLue lisää (englanti)

World Water Day 2010: Clean water for a healthy world

  An improved irrigation system improves agricultural production in Tanzania. (Photo: UNDP/CWI/SGP) Today, on World Water Day, we are reminded of how the availability of clean water and safe sanitation shapes human lives in many ways. It impacts humanLue lisää (englanti)

image

World Water Day 2012

Thanks to a concerted global effort, progress is being made, but too many people still struggle without access to clean water and sanitation  Water sustains and saves lives, but when it is unclean or contaminated, it can be deadly: water-borne infectious diseases are holding back povertyLue lisää (englanti)

World in crises needs strong multilateral system, says UNDP chief

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark addresses Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA New York   “Providing citizens with better employment opportunities, quality education, and the chance to benefit more from and contribute more meaningfully to their country’s progress and to decisions which haveLue lisää (englanti)

World leaders vow to fight poverty at UN Summit

(Photo: UNDP/Luis Pereira) World leaders vowed at the United Nations headquarters in New York to reduce global poverty, two-thirds into the 15-year global plan to achieve the Lue lisää (englanti)

image

Angola, Namibia and South Africa sign world’s first large marine ecosystem legal framework

Benguela, Angola — With the signing of the Benguela Current Convention, Angola, Namibia and South Africa will work together on the long-term conservation and sustainable use of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem, one of the richest ecosystems on earth. Stretching from Port Elizabeth inLue lisää (englanti)

Yhteystiedot UNDP Suomessa

Mail: maiju.mitrunen (a) undp.org