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05 Dec 2009
On International Volunteer Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlights the important role volunteers all over the world play in protecting the planet and advancing the important causes for which the United Nations works.
05 Dec 2009
On International Volunteer Day, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark pays tribute to the dedication and achievements of the millions of volunteers worldwide, including the 8,000 UNV volunteers, who worked tirelessly to help protect climate and achieve the MDGs.
05 Dec 2009
International Volunteer Day 2009: Statement by the Executive Coordinator of United Nations Volunteers, Flavia Pansieri
On International Volunteer Day, Executive Coordinator of United Nations Volunteers, Flavia Pansieri says that it is important for governments and organizations to recognize the value of volunteerism to the environment and also to society in general and how it builds social cohesion.
03 Dec 2009
New Delhi – Indians are leading as people around the world are volunteering hundreds of thousands of hours to tackle climate change and send a message to world leaders that everyone is part of the solution, in the run-up to the International Volunteer Day on 05 December 2009.
01 Dec 2009
Statement by Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on the occasion of World AIDS Day
The international community observes World AIDS Day each year on December 1st. On this day we focus this year on the need for effective HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment, and support. Data released by UNAIDS this week in its 2009 AIDS Epidemic Update suggests that new HIV infections around the world have been reduced by seventeen percent since the 2001 signature of the United Nations Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS.
25 Nov 2009
New Delhi - The newly appointed United Nations Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in India, Mr. Patrice Coeur-Bizot presented his credentials to Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India.
25 Nov 2009
Global Fund Poised to Award its First - ever Major Regional Grant to Help Reduce Impact of HIV and AIDS on Men Who Have Sex with Men
Lucknow, India - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has approved in principle a landmark US $47 million grant for a community-strengthening programme aimed at reducing the rapid and alarming spread of HIV and AIDS among men who have sex with men and among transgender people in South Asia.
25 Nov 2009
The Secretary-General Message on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
New York - In the ten years since the General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the circle of engagement has widened. More groups and individuals, including men and boys, are getting involved in efforts to prevent and address this heinous violation of women’s human rights. There has also been significant progress at the national level as many countries have adopted laws and comprehensive action plans.
12 Nov 2009
Thousands ‘Volunteering For Our Planet’ - Volunteers Register More than 300,000 Hours of Climate Work
Bonn, Germany - People around the world are volunteering hundreds of thousands of hours to tackle climate change and send a message to world leaders that everyone is part of the solution.
06 Nov 2009
New Delhi - The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has selected three social enterprises with significant impact in India as winners of the India Social Entrepreneurs
14 Oct 2009
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark with Shashi Tharoor, Indian Minister of State for External Affairs, meeting at the UN Headquarter
New York, 14 October 2009
14 Oct 2009
On International Day for Disaster Reduction, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reiterates the importance of hospitals and health facilities during disasters, and calls on all governments and decision-makers including town planners to review hospital safety.
06 Oct 2009
New Delhi - According to the 2009 Human Development Report, migration within and across borders brings many benefits to all, yet opportunities are often lost due to barriers and constraints to movement.
16 Sep 2009
New York - Global poverty-fighting commitments are more important than ever in a world facing economic, food and climate crises, says UN in a report on support for the Millennium Development Goals.
16 Sep 2009
On International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments to seal the deal on an ambitious, comprehensive and equitable new climate agreement.
11 Aug 2009
90 percent of men having sex with men in Asia Pacific have no access to HIV prevention and care.
07 Jul 2009
NEW DELHI - Progress against extreme poverty in Southern Asia --slower than in most other regions of the world between 1999 and 2005 --is in danger of disappearing altogether under pressure of global economic contraction and lost jobs, says UN in its annual on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
05 Jul 2009
The economic and financial turmoil sweeping the globe is a true wake-up call, sounding an alarm about the need to improve upon old patterns of growth and make a transition to a new era of greener, cleaner development.
04 Jul 2009
Sikh religious leaders representing thousands of gurdwaras, or temples around India and the world discuss the greening of their houses of worship and schooling, as part of a project launched by the Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on how to lower carbon footprint and protect the natural environment.
02 Jul 2009
New Delhi - Cleaner economic development that does not leave out the weaker sections of society is the need of the hour, say experts at a discussion on the impact of the global financial crisis on South Asia, jointly organized by UNDP and the Indian Council for International Economic Relations (ICRIER).