http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter2014-07-24T12:39:36.193ZPress CenterAdobe CQWithstanding crises and redressing inequalities key to Africa’s continued email@example.comCountries in Sub-Saharan Africa need to intensify their battle against deprivation and prevent crises from setting back recent development advances, according to the global 2104 Human Development Report (HDR), launched here today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/24/withstanding-crises-and-redressing-inequalities-key-to-africa-s-continued-progress-2014-07-24T14:16:21.883Z2014-07-24T14:16:21.883ZLocalization of the Post-2015 Development Agenda in Ghananoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuAs the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) draws to a close next year, a new global development agenda is in the offing. The United Nations has been supporting a series of global thematic and national level consultations to solicit inputs on priorities and feedback on means of implementation to help define the future global development framework that will succeed the MDGs.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/06/16/localization-of-the-post-2015-development-agenda-in-ghana2014-07-24T14:14:11.333Z2014-07-24T14:14:11.333ZUN SG's message on World Environment Day: “Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level”firstname.lastname@example.orgWorld Environment Day 2014 falls during the International Year of Small Island Developing States, declared by the United Nations General Assembly to raise awareness of the special needs of this diverse coalition as part of the global discussion on how to achieve a sustainable future for all.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/06/05/un-sg-s-message-on-world-environment-day-raise-your-voice-not-the-sea-level-2014-07-24T14:11:13.186Z2014-07-24T14:11:13.186ZAfrica needs a new, inclusive and people-centred development model - Mr. Abdoulie Mar Dieyenoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuDirector for UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa, Mr. Abdoulie Mar Dieye, has said, “Africa needs a new, inclusive development model that places the wellbeing of the people at the centre of economic growth and development”.
This was contained in a goodwill message read on his behalf by Mr. Lebogang Motlana, Director of UNDP Regional Services Centre during the recent Pan-African Conference on “Inequalities in the Context of Structural Transformation” which took place in Accra from April 28-30, 2014.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/05/africa-needs-a-new-inclusive-and-people-centred-development-model-mr-abdoulie-mar-dieye2014-05-14T14:27:17.287Z2014-05-14T14:27:17.287ZDelivered by Mr. Lebogang Motlana, Director, UNDP Regional Service Centre, Addis Ababa Goodwill message presented on behalf of Mr. Abdoulie Mar Dieye, UN Assistant Secretary General, UNDP Assistant Administrator, & Director UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa at the Pan-African Conference on Tackling Inequalities and Promoting Structural Transformation in Africa, on 28-30 April 2014 Accra, Ghananoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuThis goodwill message is presented on behalf: Mr. Abdoulie Mar Dieye, UN Assistant Secretary General, UNDP Assistant Administrator, & Director UNDP Regional Bureau for Africahttp://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/05/01/delivered-by-mr-lebogang-motlana-director-undp-regional-service-centre-addis-ababa-goodwill-message-presented-on-behalf-of-mr-abdoulie-mar-dieye-un-assistant-secretary-general-undp-assistant-administrator-director-undp-regional-bureau-for-africa-at-the-pan-african-conference-on-tackling-inequalities-and-promoting-structural-transformation-in-africa-on-28-30-april-2014-accra-ghana2014-05-07T10:14:56.875Z2014-05-07T10:14:56.875ZUNDP and partners reaffirm commitment to support Ghana’s development email@example.comThe United Nations Development Programme and partners have renewed their determination to respond to the Government of Ghana’s development aspirations in line with the Ghana Shared Growth Development Agenda. http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/22/undp-and-partners-reaffirm-commitment-to-support-ghana-s-development-agenda2014-04-22T14:00:13.861Z2014-04-22T14:00:13.861ZPan-African Conference on Inequalitiesnoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuThe Government of Ghana acting through the National Development Planning Commission(NDPC) in collaboration with various partners including the United Nations Development Programme, UN Millennium Campaign, Society for International Development and Third World Network-Africa, is hosting a three-day high-level, multi-stakeholder African conference on inequalities from 28th- 30th April, 2014 at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC). The theme of the conference is “Pan-African Conference on Inequalities in the Context of Structural Transformation”.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/04/02/pan-african-conference-on-inequalities2014-04-02T13:40:15.127Z2014-04-02T13:40:15.127ZUNDP steps up its support for sound public finance in Africanoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will train a diverse range of partners during the second phase of a comprehensive programme designed to mobilize tax revenues and improve budget management in Africa.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/03/13/undp-steps-up-its-support-for-sound-public-finance-in-africa2014-03-13T14:59:50.323Z2014-03-13T14:59:50.323ZRuby says Goodbye to UN family in Ghananoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuMs. Ruby Sandhu-Rojon has said adieu to staff of UNDP and the entire UN family in Ghana in a colorful event held at the forecourt of the UNDP premises on Wednesday, March 13, 2014.The farewell ceremony attended by representatives of Government, Heads of UN agencies, UN staff, civil society groups and other invited guests witnessed several goodwill messages and a citation from colleagues and well-wishers.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/03/12/ruby-says-goodbye-to-un-family-in-ghana2014-03-14T10:24:39.506Z2014-03-14T10:24:39.506ZMs. Ruby Sandhu-Rojon leaves Ghananoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuMs. Ruby Sandhu-Rojon departs Ghana on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 to take up her new assignment as Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Regional Director, Regional Bureau for Africa in New York.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/03/10/ms-ruby-sandhu-rojon-leaves-ghana2014-03-10T15:16:23.289Z2014-03-10T15:16:23.289Z2014 International Women’s Day Statement by Helen Clarknoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuThis year’s International Women’s Day theme – Equality for Women is Progress for All – states a simple truth. No country will reach its full potential if its female citizens do not enjoy full equality. As the 2015 end date of the Millennium Development Goals nears, and as discussion on the next global development agenda intensifies, there is strong momentum for achieving development with equity, including by eradicating gender inequality and empowering women and girls.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/03/07/2014-international-women-s-day-statement-by-helen-clark2014-03-10T09:25:56.440Z2014-03-10T09:25:56.440ZUNDP launches new programme to help communities recover from the violence in the Central African Republicnoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuLaunched today in the capital Bangui, the two-year initiative, which will reach more than 350,000 conflict-affected people, aims to promote social cohesion, rebuild local infrastructure and create short-term employment opportunities in communities that have seen homes and businesses destroyed by the on-going violence.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/26/undp-launches-new-programme-to-help-communities-recover-from-the-violence-in-the-central-african-republic2014-02-26T12:13:36.314Z2014-02-26T12:13:36.314ZUN Secretary-General's Message for the World Day of Social Justicenoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuThe gap between the poorest and the wealthiest around the world is wide and growing. This situation is not only between countries but within them, including many of the most prosperous. The World Day of Social Justice is observed to highlight the power of global solidarity to advance opportunity for all.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/02/20/un-secretary-general-s-message-for-the-world-day-of-social-justice2014-02-19T16:28:45.529Z2014-02-19T16:28:45.529ZMessage on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilationnoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuAs Secretary-General of the United Nations, I hold high the banner of empowering women and girls, promoting their health and defending their rights. The International Day of Zero-Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is an opportunity to confront this persistent problem – and to find hope in initiatives proving that it can end.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/02/06/message-on-the-international-day-of-zero-tolerance-for-female-genital-mutilation2014-02-05T15:20:24.928Z2014-02-05T15:20:24.928ZHumanity remains deeply unequal despite impressive progress, says UNDP firstname.lastname@example.orgA sustained reduction in inequality requires a shift to more inclusive growth patterns – supported by redistributive polices and changes in social norms – says a report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/01/29/humanity-remains-deeply-unequal-despite-impressive-progress-says-undp-report2014-02-05T16:14:45.479Z2014-02-05T16:14:45.479ZGovernment of Ghana Okays UNDP's Work Plans email@example.comThe Government of Ghana (GOG) has given the green light for the implementation of the 2014 development work plans prepared by the United Nations Development Programme and partners. This occurred during a short signing ceremony involving the Ministry of Finance, the UNDP and partners under the GOG-UNDP Partnership for 2014. http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/25/government-of-ghana-okays-undp-s-work-plans-2014-01-24T13:20:19.131Z2014-01-24T13:20:19.131ZCentral African Republic - UNDP Urges Governments to Help End Sufferingnoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuAs the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) continues, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called on the international community to help prevent the conflict from leaving a legacy of even greater deprivation and poverty in the country.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/01/20/central-african-republic-undp-urges-governments-to-help-end-suffering2014-01-20T11:04:04.434Z2014-01-20T11:04:04.434ZUNDP commissions community water project in Tamalenoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Saturday commissioned a mechanized water system at the cost of 24,000 Ghana Cedis, for the Changli community in the Tamale Metropolis.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/11/undp-commissions-community-water-project-in-tamale2014-02-14T10:52:33.717Z2014-02-14T10:52:33.717ZUNDP furnishes offices of Ghana Legal Aid Schemenoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuUNDP presented office supplies to the Legal Aid Scheme during a colorful event in Kumasi with a view to supporting the efforts of the Government of Ghana in justice delivery in the country. These comprise motorcycles, furniture, photocopiers, scanners, computers and accessories valued at $300,000.http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/09/undp-furnishes-offices-of-ghana-legal-aid-scheme2014-02-06T16:15:42.680Z2014-02-06T16:15:42.680ZON THE OCCASION OF THE HANDING OVER OF EQUIPMENTS, FURNITURE AND VARIOUS ITEMS TO THE GHANA LEGAL AID SCHEME IN AID OF THE OPENING OF SIXTEEN (16) DISTRICT OFFICES FOR THE SCHEMEnoemail@noemail.orgbossman.owusuThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on the 8th of January 2014, is officially handing equipment, furniture and various items to the Ghana Legal Aid Scheme. The handing over ceremony is taking place at the Kumasi Court of Appeal Premises and presided over by the Deputy Minister of Justice and Attorney General and the UNDP Country Director, Mr. Dominic Sam. http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/01/08/on-the-occasion-of-the-handing-over-of-equipments-furniture-and-various-items-to-the-ghana-legal-aid-scheme-in-aid-of-the-opening-of-sixteen-16-district-offices-for-the-scheme2014-01-10T00:38:19.510Z2014-01-10T00:38:19.510Z