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22 Aug 2011
New York - A UNDP-led partnership that rewards communities around the world for their conservation and development solutions today launched a call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2012, to be submitted online at www.equatorinitiative.org.
09 Aug 2011
New Delhi - ‘‘The willingness and ability of citizens to give freely their time out of a sense of solidarity will have a major influence on the extent to which the MDGs are attained and sustained’’ noted Ms Alexandra Solovieva, Deputy Country Director (Programme), United Nations Development Programme.
09 Aug 2011
The world’s indigenous peoples have preserved a vast amount of humanity’s cultural history. Indigenous peoples speak a majority of the world’s languages, and have inherited and passed on a wealth of knowledge, artistic forms and religious and cultural traditions.
09 Aug 2011
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay urges governments to respect the human rights of indigenous people whose lands are forcibly taken away in the name of development.
06 Aug 2011
New Delhi - The third Lok Sangeet Sammelan began in New Delhi today with mesmerizing performances by artists from the North-East and a folk group from the Sunderbans.
19 Jul 2011
New Delhi - A new UNDP film examines the shrinking glaciers of the Himalayas and the effects they have on the lives and livelihoods of people in Asia.
18 Jul 2011
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlights the "67 Minutes" campaign asking individuals to devote 67 minutes of their time to public service, in honour of Nelson Mandela's 67 years of service to humanity.
27 Jun 2011
New York - As the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in Germany, Brazilian football star and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador, Marta Vieira da Silva, says that the strength, industry and wisdom of women remain humanity’s greatest untapped resource.
21 Jun 2011
Vienna, Austria - UNDP has joined other UN agencies and partners in a call to provide every human on earth with access to modern energy services within the next 20 years.
17 Jun 2011
The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments to bring greater focus on the management, conservation and sustainable development of dry forests, which are considered central to combating desertification.
05 Jun 2011
On the World Environment Day 2011, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments across the globe to address the pressures of ecological change, and accelerate progress on the obligations made during the 1992 Earth Summit.
05 Jun 2011
On World Environment Day, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark reminds people that biodiversity conservation is fundamental to all aspects of human well-being, and a matter of survival for the world’s poorest.
03 Jun 2011
The MDGs and Business: Potentials of the Private Sector for Achievement of the MDGs-Remarks by Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator
Tokyo - UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark reiterates the need to forge stronger partnerships, especially with the private sector, to accelerate progress on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
03 Jun 2011
India’s Green Economy for the Future will need to meet the Challenge of Adding 8-10 Million Jobs Each Year
New Delhi - “India is on the highway to economic growth but a green economy that does not generate 8-10 million green jobs each year is not sustainable,” said Jairam Ramesh, Honourable Minister of Environment and Forests.
02 Jun 2011
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a guidebook on 'Catalysing Climate Finance', advising decision-makers in developing countries how to tap into growing environmental finance markets.
29 May 2011
The tragedies that have befallen United Nations peacekeepers this year are a sobering reminder of the risks entailed in their important work for peace. As we mark the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, we pay tribute to the more than 120,000 military, police and civilians serving worldwide under the blue flag and remember those who lost their lives in the cause of peace.
22 May 2011
This year’s observance of the International Day for Biodiversity falls during the International Year of Forests, declared by the UN General Assembly to educate the global community about the value of forests and the extreme social, economic and environmental costs of losing them.
20 May 2011
New York - Four United Nations agencies today launched the first global initiative to put into action the rights enshrined in an international declaration to protect the more than 370 million indigenous peoples.
17 May 2011
The Associate Administrator talked about UNDP's support of "initiatives that help countries better understand the negative impact of homophobia and transphobia and reduce human rights violations".
17 May 2011
Vital international development information is now available on Google via its Public Data Explorer providing access to key data from 21 years worth of research, including the Human Development Index.