Indigenous parliamentarians sign a Declaration in Panama to advance in indigenous legal, social and participation matters
Apr 29, 2016
A total of 15 parliamentarians representing the countries of Bolivia, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama, were participating in the Congress.
UNDP assessing scope of earthquake devastation in Ecuador
Apr 25, 2016
UNDP regional expert for crisis and reconstruction Ugo Blanco and the Vice-minister for Housing and Urban Development of Ecuador Jorge Navas overflew some of the most devastated areas to assess the damage to infrastructure and housing in the five most affected towns. The objective is to estimate the volume of debris that needs to be immediately removed.
Ecuador: UNDP opens new office in the coast to boost recovery in earthquake-affected areas
Apr 22, 2016
UNDP has opened a special recovery office in the Ecuadorean city of Manta to immediately initiate reconstruction in the most quake-affected areas.
UNDP launches new online donations platform to support earthquake recovery efforts in Ecuador
Apr 20, 2016
UNDP has launched a new online and mobile platform to gather international donations for the earthquake relief in Ecuador.
UNDP activates donation line to support victims of Ecuador earthquake
Apr 18, 2016
UNDP has opened a donations line to collect international funds for the victims of one of the strongest earthquakes to hit Ecuador, upon request of the Government of Ecuador.
UNDP tops global index for international aid transparency for second consecutive year
Apr 12, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) remains the most transparent aid organisation in the world, according to a leading global ranking released today.
LAC: effective management of social conflicts will enhance democracy
Mar 31, 2016
The OAS-UNDP guide helps public officials and civil society organizations create prevention mechanisms and improve conflict resolution to avoid the escalation of violence that could threaten individuals, groups and democratic governance altogether.
UNDP Supports Costa Rica’s Pineapple Sector to Take Critical Steps Towards Sustainability
Mar 3, 2016
This was part of a new approach led by the Government and fostered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the National Platform for Responsible Production and Trade of Pineapple.
UNDP at 50: Ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean share development experiences and commit to leave no one behind
Feb 26, 2016
Discussions highlighted the importance of addressing the multiple dimensions of sustainable development, with the social, environmental and economic realms being intrinsically connected.
UNDP at 50: An investment in UN’s key role in development
Feb 24, 2016
As it marks 50 years at the frontlines of international development, UNDP should be seen as an investment in the UN’s critical role in helping to build a world free of poverty and inequality.