UN humanitarian aid arrives in Cuba
Nov 8, 2012
The shipment includes essential items for hygiene and cooking, as well as school kits, waterproof canvas for temporary shelter, water tanks and water purification tablets.
UN and government specialists discuss global anticorruption efforts in Brazil
Nov 5, 2012
Corruption causes developing countries to lose 10 times more money than they receive in official development assistance, according to a UNDP study.
UNDP chief calls for scaled-up efforts to fight poverty
Oct 17, 2012
The MDGs are eight international development goals established following the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, after adoption of the UN Millennium Declaration.
Football unites international community in campaign to end violence against women
Sep 26, 2012
Held at Roosevelt Island Soccer Field, close to UN headquarters, the match was co-organized byMuñoz, who scored two goals, and President Morales, who scored one goal and whose team clinched the match 10-5.
Social Good Summit sparks record-setting global conversation on the power of technology and social media to solve the world’s greatest challenges
Sep 25, 2012
The summit united people participating online and in-person in nearly 300 cities, including New York, Beijing, and Nairobi, around one goal: unlocking the potential of social media and technology to make the world a better place.
EU partners with UN to boost impact
Sep 24, 2012
It was the first in a series of bilateral discussions the Administrator will hold with valued UNDP partners in the margins of the UN General Assembly.
Haitian Prime Minister and NGO representatives, including Sean Penn, outline a new roadmap for Haiti
Sep 24, 2012
There are more than 500 national and international NGOs working in Haiti, according to official figures.
Preventing illegal flow of guns is key to reducing poverty
Sep 7, 2012
In the nearly 25 crisis-affected countries, where UNDP works to promote justice and security, interventions can include measures such as making the criminal justice sector more effective.
Media and technology help boost indigenous peoples’ political participation
Aug 9, 2012
Focusing especially on the young population and women, the regional initiative is also providing training for hundreds of indigenous peoples to boost their communications skills, targeting especially young leaders—including journalists and electoral commission officers.
Honduras: Modern irrigation project boosts farmers’ competitiveness
Jul 30, 2012
Rural families in central Honduras have seen their production capacity increase drastically following the creation of a new infrastructure and irrigation project.