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Mr Steiner’s nomination for UNDP Administrator was forwarded by Secretary-General António Guterres to the General Assembly, which today confirmed him as the Administrator of UNDP for a term of four years.
Small producers boost their livelihoods one year after the earthquake in Ecuador
Held every two years, the award is considered one of the main events of the third sector in Brazil.
With UNDP support, 2,600 families have resumed agricultural production in rural areas of Manabí and Esmeraldas, generating average increases of 50 percent in sales
The epidemic will have a long-term impact, disproportionately affecting the poorest and most vulnerable communities, and could contribute to widening inequalities in the region.
Beyond economic costs, the Zika virus has the potential to widen gender and health inequities.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) deeply regrets the loss of life, sympathizes with the affected families and the Colombian people, and reiterates its commitment to support the government in its efforts to respond to urgent needs and in the process of recovery of Mocoa.
The United Nations System in Peru, through its various agencies, funds and programs, continues its technical support to the State and humanitarian assistance in the different affected areas.
A quarter-century of impressive human development gains in Latin America and the Caribbean masks slow and uneven progress for certain disadvantaged groups.
With support from UNDP, more than 700 women completed training in planning, enterprise management, use of information and communication technologies, and productive and community linkages.
Cuba is a small island developing state (SIDS) and the protection of its coastal and marine ecosystems is a strategic issue,