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13 Mar 2015
Are we safer from disasters than we were 10 years ago? This week’s World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction expected to set a new course for resilience
This week marks the start of the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which will be held in Sendai in Japan. The Sendai conference will see the launch of a new global Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction—considered by experts to be the first of the major ‘Post-2015’ processes.
10 Dec 2014
Two winners will be selected from all the submitted proposals, which will be reviewed by an expert panel. Each of the winners will be awarded 10,000 USD. Of this sum, 1,000 USD will be awarded in the form of cash, while 9,000 USD will be granted for the purpose of developing the idea into a prototype. This support will include technological support, mentoring, and support with networking to identify potential partners that might be interested in either scaling-up or using the proposed solution.
08 Oct 2014
The 2014 Aid Transparency Index recognized UNDP for its “commendable performance” in publishing information beyond international standards this year, placing it first overall out of 68 major agencies evaluated worldwide.
29 Sep 2014
Skopje to host regional workshop “Improving the protection of survivors and the prosecution of perpetrators of gender-based violence and domestic violence”
By bringing together representatives from parliament, government, academia, judiciary, public prosecutors’ offices and civil society organizations from several South Eastern European countries, the workshop will showcase the efforts being undertaken around the region to improve the protection of victims of gender-based violence and domestic violence and the prosecution of offenders.
20 Sep 2014
Skopje will be joining the new network of Social Good Summit Meetups being held across the world, united under this year’s tagline, #2030NOW. Similar brainstorming events, aimed at galvanizing an ambitious agenda for global change for the coming fifteen years, will be held simultaneously in at least 60 other cities.
24 Jul 2014
2.2 billion people are poor or near-poor, warns 2014 Human Development Report on vulnerability and resilience
Persistent vulnerability threatens human development, and unless it is systematically tackled by policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This is the core premise of the 2014 Human Development Report, launched here today by Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and Director of the Human Development Report Office Khalid Malik.
24 Jul 2014
Levels in human development continue to rise – yet the pace has slowed for all regions and progress has been highly uneven, according to the latest Human Development Index (HDI) included in the 2014 Human Development Report “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”, published today by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
24 Jul 2014
Building on years of steady progress in the index, this country ranks 84 out of 187 countries and lands in the “high human development” category. Among the most notable gains, life expectancy has grown by 6.6 years since 1980, and expected years of schooling have increased by 2.7 years.
26 Jun 2014
Message of the UN Secretary General on the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
Drug abuse and illicit trafficking have calamitous consequences for the world’s efforts to deliver greater prosperity and equality for all. There are up to 200,000 preventable deaths each year from overdoses. Illicit drugs spawn criminal violence and weaken a state’s essential institutions.
26 Jun 2014
Statement from Mr Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of UNODC on International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
On the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, it is important to remember that drug use disorders are preventable and treatable. That, where there is help, there is also hope.
05 May 2014
The United Nations will devote the first week of May to getting out the vote for its MY World opinion poll, organizing a multitude of activities in more than 50 countries to raise awareness of and boost global participation in its efforts to foster a conversation with the world's citizens that will better inform future international policy-making.
08 Apr 2014
On International Roma Day, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on minority issues, Rita Izsák, calls on all European States and institutions to fully include Roma people in the decision-making process in Europe at all levels.
11 Dec 2013
Today, UNDP launched 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.
02 Dec 2013
Tuesday 3 December will see the official launch of the Vardar Planning Region’s new Network for Inclusive Development. The launch will be combined with the first celebration in this country of the global initiative for promoting charity—#GivingTuesday.
25 Nov 2013
Every year, at least two million women and girls are trafficked into prostitution, forced slavery, and servitude. Up to 60 percent of women experience some form of physical or sexual abuse during their lifetime.
23 Oct 2013
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the top-ranked multilateral organization in aid transparency according to a leading global ranking released today.
04 Oct 2013
A two-day regional conference, organized by UNDP in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the State Commission for the Prevention of Corruption gathered government representatives, mayors, civil society, international organisations, and experts from Eastern Europe and the CIS to exchange experiences and knowledge of effective measures that have helped increase transparency, accountability and openness at municipal level.
27 Jun 2013
In new video, UN Secretary-General hails post-2015 agenda as most inclusive global development process
In a new video, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls the engagement of more than 750,000 people from 194 countries in setting a new global development agenda “a historic effort for a historic policy-making process.”
13 Feb 2013
The key aim of UNDP’s two kindergarten projects has been to demonstrate and raise awareness of the financial and environmental benefits of greater energy efficiency in the building sector.
13 Dec 2012
New guide for dispute resolution in multicultural communities now available to citizens, decision makers and community leaders
This handbook aims to provide an easily accessible starting point for community leaders, who wish to access experts to help mediate disputes. It includes practical information on the different methods for dispute resolution, while including examples of success stories that result from such application.