Chile and Peru sign landmark agreement to sustain world’s largest single species fisheryAug 25, 2016For the last five years Chile and Peru have been assisted by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the The Humboldt Current Large Marine Ecosystem (HCLME) Project.
UN will support Colombia's 'drive to build a future in peace,' says Ban as historic talks concludeAug 25, 2016Peace in Colombia crucial step towards sustainable development, leaving no one behind.
El Niño devastation demands development solutions: UNDPJul 19, 2016El Niño demands immediate attention to development solutions to mitigate the impact of its inevitable return, said the UNDP ahead of a key international meeting today.
Copa Libertadores Ecuadorian semi-finalist donates box office to UNDP benefitting over 1500 quake-affected familiesJul 4, 2016For the past four months UNDP has been working with national and local governments and key partners placing quake-affected communities at the centre of the recovery process.
Strengthening the Rule of Law vital to sustain peace and foster developmentJun 29, 2016“Advancing the rule of law and sustaining peace is most likely to be achieved when national, international and UN partners work closely together,” stated Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator delivering her key note remarks at the opening of the Rule of Law Annual event in New York today. “Placing people at the center of justice and security reforms and working towards the goals of national partners are crucial for successfully establishing the rule of law and access to justice,” she further added.
Peace in Colombia crucial step towards sustainable development, leaving no one behindJun 23, 2016After 50 years of armed conflict that has left more than eight million victims and displaced over six million women, men and children, Colombians will begin paving their path towards a new era.
Millions of Latin Americans risk sliding back into poverty; new generation of public policies crucial to prevent setbacks, UNDPJun 14, 2016UNDP stresses that people’s wellbeing must reflect “more than income” alone, calling on the region’s leaders to focus on "multidimensional progress". This includes investing in skills for better employment opportunities, in financial systems that prevent over-indebtedness and reducing gender gaps.
Solidarity beyond oceans: Kazakhstan donates US$50.000 for Ecuador post-quake recovery effortsJun 9, 2016More than 400 homes and important economic infrastructure, including many stores and the Community Tourism Centre, were damaged. The lack of water and electricity was a great hardship to families in Las Gilces, whose livelihoods depend on salt works, fishing and tourism.
Latin artist and showbiz experts deliver “Ecuador Aqui Estoy” Miami concert proceeds to UNDPJun 3, 2016More than $200.000 in donations to Ecuador will directly benefit over 3.000 people, including families who will rebuild their homes, local engineers and women and men who will be trained and temporarily hired in emergency cash-for-work programmes to build back better. UNDP’s recovery work is coordinated with Governmental agencies at the national and local levels.
UNDP assesses new damages after two powerful aftershocks strike EcuadorMay 18, 2016UNDP is kicking off the second, larger phase, of its recovery programme, training affected communities so they can repair key infrastructure and houses.
- Haïti: project LIDÉ transformé un autobus en espace pour l’innovation dans le but de traduire les idées des jeunes au chômage de Fort National en microentreprises et ainsi renforcer la cohésion sociale par l’inclusion économique http://ow.ly/TQS5303xGPL Photo: UNDP Haiti Yesterday AT 08:30 AM
- #SDG6 - Clean Water and Sanitation #SDG14 - Life below Water A brave marine biologist has been diving in Baía de Guanabara (Guanabara Bay) for 20 years. He captured the biodiversity of the marine life, striving despite the pollution, and the stories of people whose lives depend on the Bay. The result is a show of resilience, in the format of a documentary to be launched soon in Rio and 166 countries with RIO+ Centre and United Nations Development Programme - UNDP. #SDGs #Agenda2030 #GlobalGoals Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento - PNUD Brasil SDG Action Campaign ONU Brasil Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo - PNUD Chile UNDP in Latin America and the Caribbean Yesterday AT 05:44 PM
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