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Pathway to greater climate action

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 3:44 pm | UNDP

Seven recommendations to improve the regional response to climate change have been agreed to following a meeting of Pacific Island nations in Apia, Samoa on 26-27 February. The meeting, gathering eight Pacific countries, was part of a series of Climate Vulnerable ... More >>

Seeking justice for peace in eastern Ukraine

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 12:44 pm | UNDP

Kiev, Ukraine – To better respond to the growing need to record human rights violations in the east of Ukraine, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting a number of civic human rights monitors and investigators to ensure that human rights are ... More >>

Tonga Climate Finance and Risk Governance Assessment

Friday, 6 February 2015, 5:01 pm | UNDP

Tonga Climate Finance and Risk Governance Assessment underway A national Climate Finance and Risk Governance (CFRG) Assessment is being undertaken by Tonga’s Ministry of Finance and National Planning. The study assesses Tonga’s national plans and ... More >>

UNDP analysis in Istanbul

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 12:14 pm | UNDP

Istanbul, 21 January, 2015 -- Developing and transition economies of Europe and Central Asia show disturbingly high poverty levels, even in some upper middle-income countries, according to research released this week by the UN Development Programme’s ... More >>

Tonga: Cash-for Work Helps Ha'api Recover from Cyclone Ian

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 10:54 am | UNDP

Today, it’s a different scene in Ha’apai compared to January after Tropical Cyclone Ian, a Category 5 system - the most powerful ever recorded in Tongan waters - passed directly over the northeast islands of Ha’apai. Many homes repaired, much of the ... More >>

Winner of Climate Zone SMS Competition from Lamen Bay Epi

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 1:17 pm | UNDP

Wednesday 22 October 2014 (Vanuatu) – The national winner of the Climate Zone SMS Competition has been announced by Digicel Vanuatu, in partnership with the Pacific Risk Resilience Programme (PRRP). More >>

Qatar Donates $88.5 Million for Darfur

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 1:52 pm | UNDP

New York, 21 September 2014 -- The State of Qatar signed a USD 88.5 million grant agreement with the United Nations Multi-Partner Trust Fund, administered by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), to finance recovery and reconstruction in Darfur, ... More >>

Vanuatu: Improving access to reproductive health services

Saturday, 5 July 2014, 10:11 am | UNDP

(Port Vila, Vanuatu) – After years of planning, the Vanuatu Government and stakeholders are ready to implement its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Acceleration Framework (MAF) Action Plan following the recent launch of the MAF Action Plan report. The ... More >>

Media stakeholders discuss self-regulation in the Pacific

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 1:30 pm | UNDP

13 February 2014 (Noumea, New Caledonia) – Participants attending the workshop on media self-regulation in the Pacific at the 3rd Pacific Islands Media Summit reiterated the need to educate journalists about the role of media and the importance of self-regulation; ... More >>

UNDP: Use HIV lessons to fend off new health threats

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 6:38 pm | UNDP

30 January, Bangkok – Many of the policies and approaches used to reduce new HIV infections in Asia and the Pacific could be effective in stemming the growing threat of diseases like cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other emerging development issues, ... More >>

Creative economy key to inclusive development

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 9:38 am | UNDP

Creative economy key to inclusive development in the post-2015 development agenda: UN Report highlights More >>

Vanuatu hosts first National Youth Parliament

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 5:16 pm | UNDP

Fifty-two youth representing Vanuatu’s six provinces are in Port Vila this week participating in the country’s first ever National Youth Parliament which is generating a lot of interest among the youth groups, many of whom for the first time will enter ... More >>

UNDP Announces New Regional Director For Asia-Pacific

Tuesday, 3 September 2013, 4:54 pm | UNDP

New York, 2 September, 2013 - Mr. Haoliang Xu assumes his role as the new Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today. More >>

Tuvalu Signs Agreement For Climate Change Project

Monday, 2 September 2013, 4:55 pm | UNDP

30 August 2013 (Suva, Fiji) – The Government of Tuvalu and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has today signed an agreement to continue to partner on climate change adaptation work in Tuvalu. This marks the commencement of the second climate ... More >>

Tuvalu Signs Agreement For Climate Change Project

Monday, 2 September 2013, 4:49 pm | UNDP

30 August 2013 (Suva, Fiji) – The Government of Tuvalu and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has today signed an agreement to continue to partner on climate change adaptation work in Tuvalu. This marks the commencement of the second climate ... More >>

Small Island States Look to 2014 Conference

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 4:00 pm | UNDP

Bridgetown, Barbados, 26 August— Practical actions that advance the economic, social, and environmental well-being will be at the heart of discussions among government and civil society representatives from island states in Barbados from 28-30 August ... More >>

How Can We Deepen Women’s Access to Financial Services

Wednesday, 21 August 2013, 6:11 pm | UNDP

Representatives from Bank of PNG, government ministries, financial service providers, the civil society, stakeholders from commodity-based groups and donors together identify action-items to be presented at the National Strategy for Financial Inclusion and ... More >>

Central Bank Insurance Supervisors Draw-up Action Plans

Wednesday, 14 August 2013, 5:14 pm | UNDP

Insurance supervisors from five pacific island countries and Timor Leste drafted action plans for their respective jurisdiction and identified the key challenges, gaps, and technical assistance requirements across a wide range of topics including ... More >>

UN Gears Up to Fight Corruption in the Pacific

Friday, 9 August 2013, 12:33 pm | UNDP

The impact of corruption and the challenge of fighting corruption are well known to citizens and observers of the Pacific. In recognizing the importance of fighting corruption, the United Nations has commenced a 4 year USD4.3 million Pacific Regional ... More >>

UNDP Committed to Enhancing Livelihoods Recovery

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 2:57 pm | UNDP

UNDP Committed to Enhancing Livelihoods Recovery Through Food Security In the Aftermath of Natural Disasters More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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