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20 Sep 2012
It will take 50 years for gender balance to be achieved in Asia-Pacific national legislatures if the increase in women’s participation in parliaments remains at the current pace, says a UN Development Programme (UNDP) study released this week.
16 Sep 2012
On International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlights the role of the Montreal Protocol in protecting the ozone layer and the environment, and in pursuing an inclusive green economy.
15 Sep 2012
On International Day of Democracy, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments across the world to develop global and local initiatives to impart democracy education to its citizens.
12 Sep 2012
On United Nations Day of South-South Cooperation, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark says the policies, skills, and technical expertise originating from countries in the South are often the best suited to meeting development challenges faced by others in the South.
12 Sep 2012
On United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pledges to strengthen support for collaboration among countries in the global South, which has the potential to balance growth and equity on a global scale.
06 Sep 2012
Madhya Pradesh to Set Up Over 600 Model Gram Panchayats: Model Gram Panchayats Based on Criteria Developed by UNDP Project
In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the state government of Madhya Pradesh has decided to set up 600 model gram panchayats in the state by the end of the year. The panchayats will be based on 12 parameters developed as part of a joint UNDP-Government of India partnership on capacity development for local governance.
22 Aug 2012
Ministry of Human Resource Development, Indian Institute of Advanced Study and UNDP will support South-South collaboration on ways to integrate human development analysis and approaches in development strategies through establishing an International Centre for Human Development in India.
20 Aug 2012
The outcome document of June’s “Rio+20” UN Conference on Sustainable Development reinforced global commitment to tackle social, economic and environmental challenges together , Helen Clark, former New Zealand Prime Minister and current head of the UNDP, said today.
17 Aug 2012
Ms. Lise Grande presented her credentials to the Honourable Minister of State for External Affairs, Ms. Preneet Kaur, today and assumed charge as the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative and leader of the United Nations Country Team.
15 Aug 2012
UNDP Chief Urges Increased Investment in Disaster Risk Reduction: Empowered People Can Build Resilient Nations
Countries must invest in disaster prevention and preparedness and donor countries and development organizations must prioritize such support to poor countries if human and economic development gains are to be made and not lost, said Helen Clark.
12 Aug 2012
On International Youth Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls calls on Governments, the private sector, civil society and academia to open doors for young people and strengthen partnerships with youth-led organizations.
09 Aug 2012
Reservation Quotas for Persons Living With Disabilities in National Poverty Alleviation Schemes Under-Utilized
A new report commissioned by the Planning Commission and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Livelihood Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities examines complex issues around promoting livelihood opportunities for persons with disabilities.
09 Aug 2012
On International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on governments and civil society to fulfill their commitment of protecting the human rights of indigenous people and advancing their status in the world.
31 Jul 2012
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the members of a High-level Panel to advise on the global development agenda beyond 2015, the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
10 Jul 2012
"Delays in wage payments are reducing demand for NREGA and may call for cash payments in some areas," said Jairam Ramesh, Minister of Rural Development at a day-long consultation organised by Ministry of Rural Development and UNDP.
09 Jul 2012
Independent High-Level Commission Finds that an Epidemic of Bad Laws and Human Rights Abuses is Stifling the Global AIDS Response
A high-level Commission, supported by UNDP on behalf of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, finds that punitive laws and human rights abuses are costing lives, wasting money and stifling the global AIDS response. In its report titled ‘HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights and Health,’ the Commission calls for laws that protect human rights to save lives, save money and end the epidemic.
02 Jul 2012
Three important targets on poverty, slums and water have been met three years ahead of 2015, says this year’s Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
25 Jun 2012
More than $500 billion were pledged by governments, multilateral development banks, the private sector and other groups at the Rio+20 conference, which concluded on Friday.
22 Jun 2012
As a major and concrete legacy of the Rio+20 Conference, the Brazilian Government announced the creation of Rio+ Centre, the World Centre for Sustainable Development, at a ceremony this morning attended by Izabella Teixeira, Brazil’s Minister for the Environment and Helen Clark, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator.
20 Jun 2012
In a high-level forum at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, UNDP presented the conceptual groundwork for a future ‘Sustainable Human Development Index,’ which would recognize the cost of human development to future generations.