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03 Jun 2013
Yokohama - As the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD V) drew to a close, leaders from 50 African countries and international partners vowed to work hand in hand to deliver quality growth and sustainable development to Africa.
02 Jun 2013
New York/Tokyo -- Japanese lifestyle brand MUJI has announced the development of an eco-friendly natural dyeing plant in Cambodia, as part as its commitment to the Business Call to Action (BCtA).
02 Jun 2013
Yokohama – Building resilience to disasters and climate change will not only protect the fruits of development in Africa, but is also necessary to further propel inclusive growth in the continent, global leaders meeting in Japan agreed on Sunday.
31 May 2013
Yokohama – The importance of gender equality and the empowerment of women in driving development in Africa will be the focus of a high-level panel moderated by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V) on Sunday.
31 May 2013
Tokyo – More than 40,000 people will gather in Yokohama, Japan, over the next three days for a landmark conference focused on strengthening partnerships to accelerate the momentum on human development in Africa.
30 May 2013
Post-2015 goals must prioritise sexual and reproductive health rights, and gender equality, UNDP Chief says
Kuala Lumpur – UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark spoke at the Women Deliver conference today on the importance of a renewed global development agenda giving priority to sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality, and women's empowerment.
28 May 2013
Addis Ababa – The UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa was inaugurated today in Addis Ababa by the United Nations Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn and UNDP Assistant Secretary-General and Regional Director for the Regional Bureau of Africa, Mr. Tegegnework Gettu.
27 May 2013
Marrakesh – Africa’s agricultural, mining and energy resources could boost the continent’s economic growth and pave the way for a breakthrough in human development, according to the African Economic Outlook 2013, released today.
27 May 2013
Addis Ababa – Converting Africa’s impressive economic performance over the past decade into greater gains on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remains a primary challenge for Africa, according to a new report.
26 May 2013
Addis Ababa – An optimistic future for Sub-Saharan Africa with higher levels of human development is possible through greater engagement with other regions of the South, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark underlined during a side event at the African Union Summit today.
24 May 2013
Lomé/New York — A delegation of 36 African countries meeting in Togo has condemned the continued use of cluster bombs worldwide and urged all African nations to sign up to an international ban.
15 May 2013
Brussels - International partners today pledged to support Mali’s political transition and development process, at a conference organized jointly by France and the European Union.
10 May 2013
Creating business and market opportunities for Africa’s poor key to advancing sustainable development, says UNDP report
Cape Town – Involving low-income communities in markets and businesses across Africa is essential for economic growth to translate into sustainable development, according to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report released today.
15 Apr 2013
Bonn, 15 April 2013 – As part of their work to support African nations along a low-emission path to development, partner UN agencies, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) and the World Bank group are hosting the fifth Africa Carbon Forum in Cote d’Ivoire, on 3-5 July 2013.
04 Apr 2013
New York/Maputo – Some 400,000 residents of Mozambique will gain access to clean, locally produced cooking fuel following a commitment by Danish company Novozymes to the Business Call to Action (BCtA).
03 Apr 2013
Japan thanked for US$215.3 m contribution for crisis prevention and recovery, poverty alleviation and governance in 22 countries
Tokyo – The Government of Japan has contributed US$215.3 million towards the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) work in restoring peace and stability, reducing disaster risk, fighting poverty and improving governance in countries in transition throughout Africa, Asia, the Arab States and the Caribbean.
27 Mar 2013
New York—Hundreds of thousands of low-income people will benefit from expanded access to financial services as a result of new commitments to the Business Call to Action (BCtA), an anti-poverty initiative backed by the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
21 Mar 2013
New York – The United Nations presented today the first findings from an unprecedented global conversation through which people from all over the world have been invited to help Member States shape the future development agenda that will build on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after their target date at the end of 2015.
14 Mar 2013
Mexico City — The rise of the South is radically reshaping the world of the 21st century, with developing nations driving economic growth, lifting hundreds of millions of people from poverty, and propelling billions more into a new global middle class, says the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) 2013 Human Development Report.
14 Mar 2013
Mexico City — Norway, Australia and the United States lead the rankings of 187 countries and territories in the latest Human Development Index (HDI), while conflict-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo and drought-stricken Niger have the lowest scores in the HDI’s measurement of national achievement in health, education and income, published today in the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) 2013 Human Development Report.
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