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03 May 2014
On World Press Freedom Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on all governments to actively defend the fundamental right of freedom of expression as critical factors in achieving the Millennium Development Goals and advancing the post-2015 development agenda.
30 Apr 2014
United Nation's ‘Free and Equal’ Campaign: Protecting the Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People
Lise Grande, United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative says the UN’s ‘Free and Equal’ is an opportunity to reaffirm our commitment that human rights are for ALL people. The Campaign aims to raise awareness on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people across the globe.
22 Apr 2014
On International Mother Earth Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appeals to all people to raise their voices to protect Mother Earth which is vital for our sustenance, well-being and development.
15 Apr 2014
The United Nations Development Programme has hailed today’s landmark Supreme Court judgement as an important step in ending discrimination against the community. With this judgement, the Court has recognized and re-affirmed an individual’s right to choose their identity as male, female or third gender.
07 Apr 2014
Every year more than one million people die from diseases carried by mosquitoes, flies, ticks and other insects, such as triatomine bugs. These vector-borne diseases cause chronic illness and immense suffering for hundreds of millions. On World Health Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges all nations to make vector control a priority
03 Apr 2014
The International Centre for Human Development (IC4HD) has awarded the 2014 Human Development Fellowship for Mid-Career Professionals to three mid-career professionals from Asia-Pacific. The fellowship is offered to encourage research from a human development perspective and exchange of experiences among mid-career professionals from the Global South. The theme of the 2014 Human Development Fellowship for Mid-Career Professionals is social security.
22 Mar 2014
On the World Water Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges all nations to develop the policies needed to ensure that sustainable water and energy are secured for the many and not just the few.
21 Mar 2014
On International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on all people, especially political, civic and religious leaders, to strongly condemn messages and ideas based on racism, racial superiority or hatred as well as those that incite racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.
21 Mar 2014
On International Day for Forests, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges nations to acknowledge the vital role of forests and pledge to work together to protect and sustainably manage these vital ecosystems.
14 Mar 2014
A new report titled Mainstreaming of Resource Convergence in Policymaking, Programme Design and Execution authored by Dr. Aruna Sharma, Additional Chief Secretary, Panchayat and Rural Development Madhya Pradesh, illustrates how convergence across sectors can be used to enhance qualitative and sustainable outcomes for development.
08 Mar 2014
On International Women’s Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges everyone to work for women’s rights, empowerment and gender equality to eliminate poverty and promote sustainable development
08 Mar 2014
This 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.
08 Mar 2014
Celebrated annually on 8 March, the 2014 theme for International Women’s Day is: “Equality for women is progress for all”.
01 Mar 2014
UN Public Lecture: Dr. Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University calls on India to ratify the ILO Domestic Workers Convention No. 189 that guarantees the fundamental rights of domestic workers to decent and secure work.
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.