UN Secretary-General's remarks at closing of COP 21Dec 15, 2015I know I speak for everyone in this room in applauding COP21 President Laurent Fabius and UNFCCC Executive-Secretary Christiana Figueres for their outstanding stewardship of these negotiations.
Helen Clark's speech at the launch of the 2015 Human Development ReportDec 15, 2015I am delighted to welcome you to the launch of the 2015 Human Development Report. UNDP expresses its profound gratitude to Ethiopia for hosting this launch, and for His Excellency the Prime Minister’s presence here with us today to give the keynote speech and launch the report.
Secretary-General's Message on Human Rights DayDec 10, 2015Amid large-scale atrocities and widespread abuses across the world, Human Rights Day should rally more concerted global action to promote the timeless principles that we have collectively pledged to uphold.
President Mahama Commends UNDP for Supporting the Fight Against Corruption in GhanaDec 10, 2015President John Dramani Mahama has applauded the United Nations Development Program, UNDP and the European Union for supporting the fight against corruption in Ghana. With UNDP’s support, several activities have been implemented in the fight against corruption.
President Mahama: Statement on Anti-Corruption DayDec 10, 2015It has always been a pleasure for me, to have an opportunity like this to reflect on the implementation of our national strategy and the plan that we adopted to combat corruption, and which I am proud to have been involved in since I was Vice President.
Secretary-General's Message On International Anti-Corruption DayDec 8, 2015Global attitudes towards corruption have changed dramatically. Where once bribery, corruption and illicit financial flows were often considered part of the cost of doing business, today corruption is widely -- and rightly -- understood as criminal and corrosive. The new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, our plan to end poverty and ensure lives of dignity for all, recognizes the need to fight corruption in all its aspects and calls for significant reductions in illicit financial flows as well as for the recovery of stolen assets.
Secretary-General's Message for International Volunteers DayDec 3, 2015On this day we celebrate the power of volunteerism. Volunteering fosters creativity, draws strength from our passions and connects us to those who need us most. Volunteerism is a global phenomenon that transcends boundaries, religions and cultural divides. Volunteers embody the fundamental values of commitment, inclusiveness, civic engagement and a sense of solidarity.
International Volunteer Day Address by UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Christine Evans-KlockDec 3, 2015On International Volunteer Day, we pay special tribute to volunteers worldwide and here in Ghana.
COP21 conference on climate change Paris, 30 November to 11 December 2015Dec 2, 2015From 30 November to 11 December, governments will convene in Paris for the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to agree on a new global climate change agreement. A universal agreement that covers all countries, developed and developing, the COP21 climate deal will serve as the starting point for a long-term effort to stop global temperatures from rising more than 2°C (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit).
Helen Clark: Statement on World AIDS DayDec 1, 2015AIDS continues to be a major global health and development challenge. Since its emergence as one of the most brutal and debilitating diseases in history, it has already claimed the lives of more than 34 million people.
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