Ban Ki-moon welcomes ratification of new peace accord in Colombia
Dec 1, 2016
The ratification of the Agreement constitutes a major milestone in the peace process that reaffirms the hopes shared by all Colombians for a future in peace and prosperity after decades of conflict.
As Cuba mourns passing of former President Fidel Castro, Ban offers condolences, UN support
Nov 26, 2016
Under former President Castro, Cuba made advances in the fields of education literacy and health. I hope that Cuba will continue to advance on a path of reform and greater prosperity,” the Secretary-General concluded.
Ban Ki-moon welcomes the signing of the new peace agreement in Colombia
Nov 25, 2016
The Secretary-General hopes that Colombians will come together at this time to move the peace process forward.
UN Development Chief, Helen Clark, concludes visit to Honduras
Nov 25, 2016
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark has recently finished a three-day visit to Honduras. During the visit she has held several meetings with Government authorities, international agencies and civil society representatives, members of the UN Development Group, UN staff and community members from projects that are being funded and technically advised by UNDP.
Ban Ki-moon welcomes the holding of elections in Haiti
Nov 21, 2016
The Secretary-General reaffirms the commitment of the United Nations to extend its full support to the Haitian people in the fulfillment of their democratic aspirations.
UNDP and the mission of Cuba to the UN holds film screening of “Mariela Castro’s March: Cuba’s LGBT Revolution”
Nov 17, 2016
To mark International Day of Tolerance, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations today held a special screening of the HBO Documentary Film Mariela Castro’s March: Cuba’s LGBT Revolution.
Ban commends Colombian Government and FARC-EP for concluding modified peace agreement
Nov 14, 2016
The Secretary-General also commended the parties for maintaining their firm commitment to the cease-fire and cessation of hostilities.
Caribbean Countries Knowledge-Share Around Adaptation Plans
Oct 14, 2016
Representatives from 10 Caribbean countries and development agency partners met in Grenada’s capital of St. George’s to discuss strategies to prepare for the impact of climate change.
Secretary-General statement on the impact of Hurricane Matthew
Oct 5, 2016
The United Nations is in contact with the authorities and stands ready to assist with response and recovery if required.
Colombia: Ban pledges UN support as country seeks way forward
Oct 3, 2016
The Secretary-General acknowledges the tremendous efforts undertaken to overcome the conflict and calls on all concerned to build on that foundation