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19 Aug 2014
UNDP is helping people displaced by the conflict to learn about their rights, and how to avoid intimidation and sexual and gender-based violence.
11 Aug 2014
Issuing a comprehensive joint programme, the United Nations system in Liberia today said up to USD 33 million were needed to support Liberia’s national response to the Ebola disease.
08 Aug 2014
UNDP and the African Union (AU) will convene from 17 to 20 August an event for women in business. The gathering will identify champion industrialists and innovators and develop a framework to mobilize financing for businesswomen across the region.
07 Aug 2014
The UN says action will be needed to protect vulnerable communities and their development achievements from the potential long-term effects of Ebola in West Africa.
06 Aug 2014
Nine United Nations agencies have launched an ambitious new programme to eliminate gender-based violence (GBV) in Botswana, which affects nearly two-thirds of all women across the country, and large numbers of children.
31 Jul 2014
In Benin, Head of UNDP Africa emphasizes the role of youth and innovation in continent’s development
Ending a week-long visit to Benin, the Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Africa, Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, called on African countries to ensure innovation becomes the "currency of their emergence”.
21 Jul 2014
Cape Verde has become the first country in Africa to generate a single set of statistics on human rights, transparency, the rule of law, and governance.
21 Jul 2014
UNDP has announced that it is scaling up a recent initiative designed to help Burundian women export naturally dyed baskets, bracelets and jewelry to markets in the United States and elsewhere.
14 Jul 2014
Access to legal aid for the poor and marginalized is crucial to addressing inequalities and human rights issues, legal experts and staff from United Nations agencies said at the close of a large international conference in Johannesburg.
23 Jun 2014
The international community has pledged to contribute 1.8 billion dollars to fill Chad's funding gap for 2014 and 2015.
17 Jun 2014
The participants of the Great Lakes Private Sector Responsible Investment Roundtable overwhelmingly agreed last week on the critical role that responsible private sector investment can play to support peace, stability and sustainable economic development in the Great Lakes Region.
05 Jun 2014
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.
05 Jun 2014
Democracy in Africa has seen important progress but remains fragile, according to the 2013 edition of the African Governance Report, presented today in Addis Ababa.
02 Jun 2014
Completing his official visit to Lomé, Togo, the Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Africa, Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, said the tiny West African nation has made important progress on the path to stability and development.
20 May 2014
International donors today pledged more than $600 million dollars in aid to South Sudan at a conference hosted by Norway and the United Nations aimed at preventing famine and upholding human rights in the world’s newest country which has been ravaged by months of fighting.
- 20 May 2014
19 May 2014
After a successful first round which had a voter turnout of 88 percent - the highest in the history of democratic elections in the country -, Guinea-Bissau held its second round of presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday 18 May.
19 May 2014
This year marks the 50th independence anniversary in Malawi and tomorrow the first-ever tripartite elections in the country will take place – an event that offers a unique opportunity to consolidate democracy in the country.
06 May 2014
A large gathering of international partners drew to a close here yesterday, committing to end poverty and boost Africa’s development efforts until and beyond 2015.
05 May 2014
Donors convene to coordinate recovery in the Central African Republic as UNDP steps up state-building efforts
Nations and multinational organizations today launched a new forum on the Central African Republic (CAR), aimed at helping the country recover from the current sectarian violence and resume its development efforts.
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- “Basic first aid skills are skills for life,” said Timor Leste's Community Volunteer and First Aid Training Manager Mariano de Jesus Pereira. “They can be used at home as well as in the work place.” Starting May, Timor Leste police and civilian staff begin first aid trainings on a monthly basis ensuring they'll be super prepared for any emergency. UNDP Timor-Leste 2 hours ago
- Libyan youth groups advocate for their voice in Constitution building supported by UN Development Programme in Libya, 5 hours ago
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