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05 June 2014 | World Environment Day 2014
As people around the globe today commemorate World Environment Day, which focuses this year on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and their particular vulnerability to the effects of climate change, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is renewing its call for a fresh approach to environmental protection, one which recognizes the intricate and deep connection between protecting the environment and human development.
29 May 2014 | Helen Clark Reiterates Support for Chernobyl Assistance Strategy
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark commended Belarus for the progress made on the recovery from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster during her four–day trip to Belarus which includes a visit today to Homiel, a region of Belarus most affected by the nuclear disaster.
21 May 2014 | Voting for their future Ц young people voice their priorities in the My World 2015 Survey
Some 50 young people recently gathered together in a Skopje café with United Nation’s Human Rights Advisor Silva Pesic, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Youth Project Coordinator Dejan Dokuzovski, to learn more about the UN’s Universal Periodic Review and to offer their own input into the post2015 agenda.
01 April 2014 | The world celebrates first ever International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
Geneva – The UN General Assembly has declared 6 April as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. Created at the initiative of the International Olympic Committee and officially announced at the United Nations headquarters last August, the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace promotes the role of sport as a tool at the service of society and a universal tool for peace.
11 December 2013 | New solutions to energy challenges in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, says UNDP report
New York, 11 December 2013 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launches the third volume of Empowering Lives, Building Resilience, a report compiling sustainable energy success stories from UNDP’s work in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. These stories demonstrate how sound policies, capacities and financing lead to lasting change.
01 December 2013 | UNDP Administrator Message on World Aids Day
December 1st marks the 25th anniversary of World AIDS Day, when as a global community we come together to recommit ourselves to halting and reversing the spread of HIV.
23 October 2013 | UNDP leads multilateral organizations in global aid transparency
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the top-ranked multilateral organization in aid transparency according to a leading global ranking released today.
26 April 2013 | 27 years after the Chernobyl disaster
STATEMENT BY THE SPOKESPERSON FOR THE SECRETARY–GENERAL
27 YEARS AFTER THE CHERNOBYL DISASTER
As we today mark 27 years after the Chernobyl disaster, we honour the emergency workers who risked their lives responding to the accident, the more than 330,000 people uprooted from their homes and the millions of people living in contaminated areas who have long been traumatized by lingering fears about their health and livelihoods. The countless women, men and children affected by radioactive contamination must never be forgotten.
18 March 2013 | УThe South needs the North, and increasingly the North needs the South,Ф says 2013 UNDP Human Development Report
Mexico City, 14 March 2013 — Leading countries of the developing world, including key countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, are together reshaping global power dynamics in a new era of human development progress, according to the United Nation Development Programme’s (UNDP) 2013 Human Development Report.
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