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01 Mar 2014
United Nations Public Lecture: The Invisible Workers: Rights, Justice and Dignity for Domestic Workers
ILO India in collaboration with the United Nations in India is organizing a public lecture as part of UN’s Public Lecture Series on 1 March 2014 at the SCOPE Convention Centre, SCOPE Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi. The lecture titled ‘The Invisible Workers: Rights, Justice and Dignity for Domestic Workers’ will be delivered by Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University. The lecture will also be webcast live on our website.
20 Feb 2014
The World Day of Social Justice is observed to highlight the power of global solidarity to advance opportunity for all. On this day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges countries across the world to make social justice central to achieving equitable and sustainable growth for all.
17 Feb 2014
IC4HD, a joint initiative of the Government of India and UNDP, organized its first public lecture on 17 February 2014 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The lecture titled ‘Which kind of state can deliver which kind of development?’ was delivered by Prof. Boaventura de Sousa Santos, University of Coimbra, Portugal. The lecture was chaired by Prof. Chetan Singh, Director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and the discussants included Prof. Shail Mayaram, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies and Prof. Gopal Guru, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
06 Feb 2014
Lise Grande, United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative says the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2014 will provide a crucial opportunity for world leaders, activists and experts to discuss ways to solve three of the greatest challenges facing India today- water, food and energy security.
04 Feb 2014
Consultation on women and media in India provides inputs to the High Level Committee on the Status of Women, supported by UNDP
01 Feb 2014
As part of the 7th CMS Vatavaran, an environment and wildlife film festival and forum, UNDP organized a session to raise awareness about the threats to the Himalayan ecosystem on 1 Feb 2014. During the session, an quiz competition was organized that enabled school children to understand the importance of biodiversity conservation in all ecosystems. In addition, a panel discussion with experts outlined threats to biodiversity conservation in Himalayas, importance of medicinal plants and associated traditional knowledge, issues related to bio-piracy, and legal mechanisms in place for protection of traditional knowledge.
29 Jan 2014
A 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.
22 Jan 2014
UN Opens Global Call for Nominations to Identify Local Sustainable Development Solutions that can Change the World
A United Nations-led partnership that “shines a spotlight” on local sustainable development innovations today launched its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2014.
21 Jan 2014
Despite evidence that inequality prevents countries from developing in a wide number of areas, little progress has been made combatting it, said United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark today at the London School of Economics where she was giving a lecture at the International Growth Centre.
19 Dec 2013
The Corporate Social Responsibility Policy outlined in the Companies Act 2013 offers enormous potential for businesses in India to accelerate action towards the most pressing MDGs
The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy in the Companies Act 2013 can enable the corporate sector to accelerate action towards achieving the MDGs on hunger, health and sustainability. This was the key message emerging from the UN Corporate MDG Conclave held in New Delhi today.
17 Dec 2013
Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP met with Mr. Jairam Ramesh, Minister of Rural Development, Government of India. UNDP and the Ministry of Rural Development have signed a letter of collaboration in support of rural employment and livelihood programmes during the 12th Five-Year Plan of the Government of India (2013-2017).
17 Dec 2013
Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP met with Mr. V. Kishore Chandra Deo, Minister of Tribal Affairs and Panchayati Raj. UNDP has partnered with the Ministry of Panchayati Raj to strengthen the capacities of elected representatives and officials, institutions and processes at various levels.
17 Dec 2013
Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP met Dr. Mihir Shah, Member Planning Commission
16 Dec 2013
Meeting with Navtej Sarna, Additional Secretary, International Organisation and Political, Ministry of External Affairs
Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP meets with Mr. Navtej Sarna, Additional Secretary, International Organisation and Political, Ministry of External Affairs
16 Dec 2013
Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP meets with and Ms. Anita Kaul, Secretary, Department of Justice
14 Dec 2013
On day 2 of his visit, Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP visited the award-winning steel re-rolling mill, MPK Steel in Jaipur. The mill, with support from UNDP, the Ministry of Steel and the Global Environment Facility, reduced its energy consumption by 30%, cut coal consumption by 45% and increase productivity by 68%.
14 Dec 2013
On day two of his visit, Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP visited the work site of the world’s largest employment guarantee scheme, MGNREGA in Rajasthan.
14 Dec 2013
On day two of his visit, Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP meets with Margaret Alva, the Governor of Rajasthan.
13 Dec 2013
On day one of his visit, Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP met with Arun Maira, Member, Planning Commission.
12 Dec 2013
UNAIDS expresses its deep concern that, through its recent decision on the constitutionality of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, the Supreme Court of India has re-criminalized adult consensual same sex sexual conduct