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08 Sep 2013
On World Literacy Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges all countries to make education and literacy national priorities and to work with partners across society to advance Millennium Development Goals.
05 Sep 2013
On International Day of Charity, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on people everywhere, of all ages, to act on the charitable impulse that resides in every human being.
02 Sep 2013
“Working Together to Build an Inclusive, Sustainable and Resilient Asia-Pacific”: UN Development Chief for Asia and the Pacific
Mr. Haoliang Xu assumes his role as the new Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today.My new assignment as head of UNDP operation in Asia-Pacific gives me an opportunity to work with our partners to bring together all the threads of MDGs in the region to build an inclusive, sustainable and resilient Asia-Pacific,” Mr. Xu said in his first meeting with the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific staff at UNDP headquarters in New York.
12 Aug 2013
On International Youth Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges member states, youth-led organizations and other stakeholders to act to promote the rights of all young migrants and maximize the development potential of youth migration.
09 Aug 2013
On International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments and civil society to take concrete steps to address the challenges facing indigenous peoples. In particular, there is a need to focus on the marginalization and exclusion of indigenous people by honouring all commitments and examining what more can be done.
19 Jul 2013
Three public service initiatives from Kerala, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh were felicitated for receiving the United Nations Public Service Awards 2013. These public institutions were recognized for innovative solutions that have helped improve service delivery, ensured greater transparency and empowered women through rural markets.
02 Jul 2013
UN Resident Coordinator in India, Ms. Lise Grande, reiterated the UN’s condolences to the Government of India and the State Government of Uttarakhand on the devastating floods that resulted in a great loss of life and destroyed infrastructure. She confirmed that the UN has issued no information on the loss of life or number of missing people. Ms. Grande confirmed that the United Nations stands ready to lend its assistance to emergency recovery and rebuilding efforts if needed.
05 Jun 2013
On World Environment Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges all actors in the global food chain to take responsibility for environmentally sustainable and socially equitable food systems by reducing food waste.
22 May 2013
On International Day for Biological Diversity, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on all Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity to ratify the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization.
17 May 2013
On International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark notes that much remains to be done in securing rights for gay, lesbian, and transgendered people, and ensuring they can live lives free from violence, intimidation, and secrecy.
10 May 2013
Prithviraj Chavan, Chief Minister of Maharashtra felicitated 2012 UNDP Equator Prize winner Shashwat, a Maharashtra-based NGO that is helping develop sustainable livelihoods for marginalized tribal communities displaced by the Dimbhe dam in the state. The Equator Prize is a prestigious international award that recognizes innovation and leadership in community-based sustainable development approaches.
03 May 2013
On World Press Freedom Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments across the world to create a free and safe working environment for journalists in all media.
16 Apr 2013
Companies Work to Employ India’s Poor: Business Call to Action announces New Initiatives during G20 Inclusive Business Workshop in Mumbai
Three companies have announced new commitments to help thousands of low-income people in rural India improve livelihoods, health and environment through the Business Call to Action, an anti-poverty initiative supported by UNDP
11 Apr 2013
India poised to be a Major Player in South-South Trade, says Montek Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission
India needs to open its markets to trade with neighbouring countries, says Montek Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission at the regional launch of the 2013 Human Development Report ‘The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World’.
04 Apr 2013
To inspire further action, the UN and its partners are marking 1,000 days to the end of 2015 – the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – during the next week.
22 Mar 2013
On World Water Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges countries around the world to use water more intelligently and waste less to ensure that all get a fair share.
21 Mar 2013
On the first International Day of Forests, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments, businesses and all sectors of society to commit to reducing deforestation, preventing forest degradation, reducing poverty and promoting sustainable livelihoods for all forest-dependent people.
20 Mar 2013
UNDP and the Government of Norway have signed an agreement to support the second phase of the Norway India Partnership Agreement Initiative, which aims to reduce maternal and infant mortality in India.
14 Mar 2013
The 2013 Human Development Report examines the profound shift in global dynamics driven by the fast-rising new powers of the developing world and its long-term implications for human development.
12 Mar 2013
The UN Engages Citizens around the World to Take Part in Shaping the Future Global Development Agenda
The United Nations and partners invite people all over the world to participate in setting the world’s future development agenda by voting in an innovative survey known as MY World, the United Nations global survey for a better world.