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1 21,000 Women Helped To Leave Extreme Poverty Behind Through Cash Grant & Training
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

DHAKA – More than 21,000 women in Bangladesh are to receive a one-time cash grant of 15,000 taka (US$190) to start small businesses, along with food and training in nutrition and business skills.

Created on 2015-08-17 07:01:12
2 Access Afya joins the Business Call to Action with commitment to bring affordable healthcare to low-income Kenyans
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Nairobi - Some 15,000 residents of Nairobi’s slums will gain access to quality healthcare following a commitment by Kenyan social enterprise Access Afya to the Business Call to Action (BCtA).

Created on 2015-05-08 17:02:07
3 Africa, Brazil team up to ensure the poor share in growth, can withstand crises
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Dakar, Senegal, 8 April 2015 - As momentum builds towards the adoption of the new global Sustainable Development Goals later this year, some13African countries and Brazil have come together to share experiences on social protection, focused on ensuring that Africa’s poor are not left behi...
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4 Aid and Supplies Slowly Enter Nepal
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

29 April 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Shortly after the 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit the Himalayan region, most acutely the mountain nation of Nepal, it became clear that delivering aid to those affected would be an enormous challenge.

Created on 2015-05-04 19:20:07
5 Better access to justice and services for people of Fiji
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Suva, Fiji – 20 April 2015 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Governments of Fiji and of Japan today launched the Fiji REACH Project to support the Fijian Government’s push to improve service delivery to disadvantaged populations, particularly for women, youth, minorities and comm...

Created on 2015-04-20 21:30:30
6 Chair of UN Development Group and Turkey Minister of Foreign Affairs jointly inaugurate new Istanbul regional hub
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

IstanbulThe United Nations and the Republic of Turkey today officially launched the new Istanbul Regional Hub which provides support to the countries and territories in which the UN Development Programme (UNDP) works in Europe and CIS.

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7 Clock ticking in Nepal as monsoon closes in
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Struggling rural communities risk being cut off by rains

Kathmandu – With the annual monsoon rains a month away, Nepalese communities already devastated following two recent major earthquakes are now facing a new challenge – isolation from desperately-nee...

Created on 2015-05-20 19:04:42
8 Congo Republic burns its entire stockpile of seized ivory
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Burning ceremony takes place a day before announcement of African strategy for tackling wildlife crime

Brazzaville - The Government of Congo today incinerated nearly five tons of poached ivory, fuelled by seized timber, in a strong demonstration of Africa’s opposition to wi...

Created on 2015-04-29 21:04:52
9 Development financiers review new partnership opportunities to tap the true potential of Islamic finance to implement the SDGs
( UNDP News )

Development financiers review new partnership opportunities to tap the true potential of Islamic finance to implement the SDGs

Tue Sep 20 00:00:00 EDT 2016
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10 Didier Drogba to join Ronaldo and Zidane in 12th annual Match Against Poverty
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

 

Proceeds to support Ebola recovery efforts

12th Match against Poverty to take place in Saint-Etienne, France on Monday 20 April 2015

Geneva / St-Etienne 10 ...

Created on 2015-04-10 14:07:53
11 EU and UNDP Discuss Global Development Challenges and Priorities
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and European Union Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica jointly opened today in Brussels a high-level policy dialogue between both institutions.

Created on 2015-04-27 13:00:22
12 EU Helps WFP Avoid Suspension Of Food Support For Mali Refugees In Mauritania
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

NOUAKCHOTT - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomes a contribution of €400,000 (approximately US$438,800) from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) that will enable WFP to maintain its food assistance over the next few months to nearly 50,000 Malian refugees in ...

Created on 2015-08-10 14:42:37
13 Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau blows whistle on poverty at world’s first women’s amateur soccer World Cup
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau blows whistle on poverty at world’s first women’s amateur soccer World Cup

Sep 18, 2016
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14 Humanitarian and development leaders urge more support for internally displaced persons and their host communities
( UNDP Stories )
Content by: United Nations Development Programme

Humanitarian and development leaders urge more support for internally displaced people and their host communities

Sep 22, 2016
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15 Increasing Effectiveness of Inclusive Business a Key Contributor to the SDGs
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

Increasing Effectiveness of Inclusive Business a Key Contributor to the SDGs

Sep 22, 2016
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16 Innovation as a driver for sustainable development UNDP’s Innovation Facility publishes it’s Year in Review Report
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

New York - Today, UNDP’s Innovation Facility launched its Annual Review for 2014, showing why innovation is becoming increasingly important in international development and for UNDP itself. It describes UNDP’s approach to innovation, highlights innovative practices and spotlights all 49 initiatives funded...

Created on 2015-05-19 19:32:00
17 Iris scan helps Syrian refugees in Jordan receive UN supplies in ‘blink of eye’
( Humanitarian Aid, Refugees )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

6 October 2016 – The United Nations food relief and refugee agencies have jointly introduced an innovative iris scan payment system in Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp, allowing 76,000 Syrian refugees to purchase food from camp supermarkets by...

Created on 2016-10-06 15:33:51
18 Italy increases funding to UNDP to €4.2m for 2015
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

 
 

New York—The Italian Government announced that it will increase its 2015 core contribution to the United Nations Development Programme to €4.2m to help UNDP fulfill its coordination role for the UN system.

Created on 2015-04-24 21:04:39
19 Japan and UNDP will help automate voter identification process in the upcoming elections in Kyrgyzstan
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Governments of Japan and Kyrgyzstan today launched a new project to automate the voter registration and identification process during the Kyrgyzstan electoral cycle in 2015-2017.

Created on 2015-05-20 13:12:55
20 Japan to provide USD 1 million for jumpstarting early recovery in Nepal’s three most Earthquake affected districts
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Kathmandu — The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on have signed an agreement for US$1 million emergency grant in the aftermath of the two devastating Nepal earthquakes to manage debris and create emergency employment through a cash-for-work programme.

Created on 2015-05-21 21:05:47

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