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UNDP, Germany, Spain and EU launch EUR 42 million programme at UN Climate Summit to help countries deliver on the Paris Agreement

UNDP, together with the Governments of Germany and Spain, and the European Commission, today launched a new programme to support countries in making progress on their commitments under the Paris…  


Every day in every country – should be and can be a day without violence | Helen Clark

More than half a million people die violently every year - in armed conflicts; from criminal activity; and from violent attacks in their own homes. An estimated 1.5 billion plus people live in…  



Africa's renaissance deserves continued support | Helen Clark

Africa has made significant progress in human development, but it needs global support to continue along this path.  


Sustainable energy access critical for development in Africa | Helen Clark

Energy needs extend well beyond having electricity available in homes. In Africa, where so many depend on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihood, expanding access to energy for irrigation, food…  


Tackling Root Causes of Migration Critical to Ending Crisis

Helen Clark was speaking at the opening of the Valletta Summit on Migration hosted by the European Union (EU) and the African Union in Malta from 11 – 12 November to discuss migration issues with…  


Moving to zero cases must still be top priority in Ebola-affected countries - UN Development Chief

Freetown - Sierra Leone - At the end of a seven-day visit to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three epicenter countries of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark said…  




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