UNDP concerned about Zika virus development impactsFeb 2, 2016UNDP stands ready to join an international response, led by the World Health Organization, to an outbreak of microcephaly and other severe neurological abnormalities, which may have been associated with the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
Japan and UNDP kick start US$15 million Caribbean Climate Change ProjectJan 28, 2016Climate change is recognised as one of the most serious challenges to the Caribbean.
Gender imbalances in the workplace slowdown progress in Latin America and the CaribbeanDec 14, 2015The report urges governments to develop policies that boost benefits and minimize the risks and challenges of an evolving world of work.
Top panelists highlight Latin America’s challenges and achievements in low-carbonDec 8, 2015The Government of Spain and UNDP developed the Regional Climate Change Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean (2009-2015) aimed at supporting Spanish-speaking countries’ low carbon development, climate resilient policies and strategies, strengthening institutional frameworks for carbon finance, and promoting adaptation and mitigation actions.
Equator Prize Award Ceremony Lauds Indigenous Peoples’ Central Role in Climate Change FightDec 8, 2015In the midst of Paris climate negotiations, UN Development Programme (UNDP) chief Helen Clark and actor and activist Alec Baldwin hosted the Equator Prize 2015 award ceremony this week to recognize the perseverance of Indigenous Peoples and local communities in 19 countries worldwide, whose efforts are helping to tackle climate change and protect the environment.
Human Development Report 2015 to Launch 14 December in Addis Ababa, EthiopiaDec 7, 2015The report examines how the benefits of this new world of work are not equally distributed, generating winners and losers.
Indigenous People take steps to have a voice in COP21Nov 18, 2015The dialogues have resulted in direct indigenous participation in national government delegations to the COP21 negotiations in Paris, as well as commitments from governments to take indigenous priorities to Paris and to report back to their countries’ indigenous peoples on the outcomes.
The United Nations Development Group commits with the Haitian Prime Minister to support the transition from the humanitarian framework to developmentNov 13, 2015The UNDG delegation also met with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Sandra Honoré, and representatives from the World Bank and civil society organizations.
Countries highlight the role of multiple policies in eradicating poverty and achieving the 2030 Agenda in Latin America and the CaribbeanNov 4, 2015Delegates requested that ECLAC and UNDP jointly convene the next Regional Conference on Social Development held in Uruguay in November 2017.
Ministers address challenges to reduce poverty and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean in a sustainable development eraNov 2, 2015After a decade of high economic growth and poverty reduction, adding 92 million people to an emerging middle class from 2003-2013, the region is facing slower growth rates and relapses into poverty for some segments of the population.
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