Stories of Change

  • Mar 10, 2016

    South- South Cooperation has emerged as a mechanism that fosters mutual benefit, recognises sovereign identities and engages fellow developing countries in variety of linear linkages. The upcoming conference will discuss key emerging issues facing South-South cooperation.

  • India’s Capital City and Human Development

    The Delhi HDR was released by the Vice President of India Mr. Hamid Ansari in the presence of Ms. Sheila Dikshit, Chief Minister of the NCT of Delhi; Ms. Lise Grande, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative; Dr. A.K. Shiva Kumar, Member, National Advisory Council; and Mr. Deepak Mohan Spolia, Chief Secretary, Government of Delhi.

  • Institutionalizing Human Development

    The paradigm shift from measuring national incomes as'development' to improving people's lives and choices as 'human development' occurred in the 1990s. Creating an enabling environment is not an end in itself but the focus is on ensuring long, healthy and creative lives for people.

  • Knowledge for Action: United Nations Solution Exchange Receives Global Recognition

    The United Nations flagship knowledge management initiative, Solution Exchange has received the eWorld Public Choice Award at the Second eWorld Forum in New Delhi on 15 June. The growing network of over 35,000 members has been recognized in the category of ‘Best Initiative for Localized Application/ Content’.

  • Dec 5, 10

    Today, as we mark International Volunteer Day, we celebrate the contributions volunteers are making to peace and development around the world, and towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.

  • UNDP and India Sign Partnership Agreement to Further South-South Cooperation

    The United Nations Development Programme and India signed a partnership agreement today intended to leverage India’s vast development experience to accelerate progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and increase its role in south-south cooperation.

  • Understanding Human Development through Film

    From child marriage in Rajasthan, food security in Orissa and a shortage of doctors in Himachal Pradesh health care services, a series of films explore the challenges of human development...

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