UNDP steps up Ebola fight in Liberia as UN issues appeal to tackle national emergency
Aug 11, 2014
Monrovia, 12 August -- Issuing a comprehensive appeal, 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.
Women pivotal to bringing lasting peace to countries in conflict
Aug 1, 2014
Women activists from 11 countries across the Arab region convened today to identify means to support women’s participation in peace making and ensure women’s protection from all forms of violence during times of conflict and emergency.
2.2 billion people are poor or near-poor, warns 2014 Human Development Report on vulnerability and resilience
Jul 24, 2014
Persistent vulnerability threatens human development, and unless it is systematically tackled by policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This is the core premise of the 2014 Human Development Report, launched here today by Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and Director of the Human Development Report Office Khalid Malik.
Outcomes of the 10-year review of the Strategic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme
Mar 25, 2014
The tenth anniversary of the Strategic Partnership Agreement between UNDP and the EU, jointly signed in 2004, was observed in February 2014. To mark this occasion, UNDP launched a 10-year report on its partnership with the EU with held discussions with DEVCO to review the status and identify areas for future collaboration.
UNDP leads multilateral organizations in global aid transparency
Oct 23, 2013
UNDP is the top-ranked multilateral organization in aid transparency according to a leading global ranking released on 23 October 2013.
2013 – A Defining Moment for Achieving the MDGs
Sep 24, 2013
Global leaders urgently call for the continued need to accelerate progress to address widening disparities
Education, Health Care, Honest and Responsive Government, and Jobs Top Priorities for People Worldwide, UN Report
Sep 10, 2013
The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented today a new report “A Million Voices: The World We Want”. The report summarizes the findings from public consultations and surveys that engaged more than 1.3 million people in all 193 UN Member States since August 2012 in an effort to identify priorities for the post-2015 development agenda that will succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Big strides on Millennium Development Goals with more targets achievable by 2015: UN report
Jul 1, 2013
With some of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) already met, more targets are within reach by the 2015 target date, while challenges to achieving others must be urgently addressed, according to a new report launched today by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
In new video, UN Secretary-General hails post-2015 agenda as most inclusive global development process
Jun 27, 2013
In a new video, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls the engagement of more than 750,000 people from 194 countries in setting a new global development agenda “a historic effort for a historic policy-making process.”
The international community pledges €3.25 billion to help rebuild Mali
May 15, 2013
Brussels - International partners today pledged to support Mali’s political transition and development process, at a conference organized jointly by the Governments of Mali and France with the European Union.