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13 Oct 2013
On International Day for Disaster Reduction, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges all nations to do everything possible to ensure that all persons with disabilities have the highest possible levels of safety and the greatest possible chance to contribute to the overall wellbeing of society.
24 Sep 2013
Global leaders urgently call for the continued need to accelerate progress to address widening disparities
16 Sep 2013
On International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commends all who have made the Montreal Protocol an outstanding example of international cooperation. He also urges governments, industry, civil society and other partners to apply the same spirit to the other great environment and development challenges of our times.
15 Sep 2013
On International Day of Democracy, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on leaders to hear, respect and respond appropriately to the voices of the people, whether expressed directly or through elected representatives. He also calls on the world’s citizens to think about how they can use their voice to not only take control of their destiny, but to translate their desires and the desires of others into a better future for all.
12 Sep 2013
On United Nations Day for South-South cooperation, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on partners to redouble their efforts to harness the wealth of knowledge, expertise and development thinking in the Global South.
11 Sep 2013
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) launched its Asia-Pacific Regional Report ‘Leveraging Change for Better Lives’ in New York today, highlighting a string of successful programmes implemented between 2008 and 2012 in the region.
11 Sep 2013
A training workshop to build capacities of state nodal officers in implementing the ambitious Rashtriya Bal Swathya Karyakaram (RBSK), a Child Health Screening and Early Intervention Services Programme, was organized today by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
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