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.
UNDP warns that poverty, exclusion, violence are destroying Guatemalan youth
Jul 24, 2012
Young people, warns the report, need basic opportunities to enjoy what society, the market or the state offer them.
New online platform boosts transparency in Mexican presidential elections
Jun 29, 2012
The Fund helps finance and train observers and monitoring organizations to enhance their abilities to diagnose fraud, with the ultimate goal of reinforcing the Mexican electoral system.
Brazil MDG Award salutes innovation in development
Jun 1, 2012
UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark joined Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in launching the fourth edition of the prize.