UNDP Speaks Out Over Human Rights ViolationsDec 10, 2015The United Nations Development Program's (UNDP) country director for Afghanistan Douglas Keh on Wednesday raised concerns over human rights violations in Afghanistan.
Human Rights Day 2015 Press CoverageDec 10, 2015On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, UNDP Country Director, Douglas Keh, praised Afghanistan for new laws promoting human rights. But the work goes on. “I would like to see Afghanistan do more,” he added. “And I would like to encourage the UN to do more to help Afghanistan.”
Afghan Community PoliceDec 1, 2015UNDP launches the results of a survey in eight provinces to gauge perceptions on security, justice, governance, police performance and the role of policewomen.
UNDP statement on the new Report of the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan ReconstructionJan 12, 2015New York City: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) welcomes a new report from the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) on collecting and verifying the accuracy of Afghan National Police (ANP) personnel and payroll data.
UNDP Engages Students in Observing Human Rights DayDec 10, 2014UNDP along with its partners celebrated with students the 66th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights in a daylong event featuring talks and a debate about human rights situation in Afghanistan.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: Message on International Anti-Corruption DayDec 9, 2014Corruption is a global phenomenon that strikes hardest at the poor, hinders inclusive economic growth and robs essential services of badly needed funds. From cradle to grave, millions are touched by corruption's shadow.
UNDP STATEMENT ON THE “Desk Review of UNDP Afghanistan Oversight of the Monitoring Agent of the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan”Nov 9, 2014New York City, 9 November 2014 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released today a “Desk Review of UNDP Afghanistan Oversight of the Monitoring Agent of the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan (LOTFA).”
Statement on recent coverage on the Law and Order Trust Fund for AfghanistanOct 9, 2014The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) fully cooperates with its partners, including the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), on improving the transparency, accountability and oversight of the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan (LOTFA).
EU keeps Afghan Police on the streets for the next two yearsAug 20, 2014Today the European Union announced its latest contribution to the Afghan National Police. Today's contribution of EUR 71,000,000 (USD 95 million) will enable the Afghan Government to continue to pay its police officers and uniformed personnel of the Central Prison Department.
Communities empowered to protect Afghanistan’s natural resources in the face of climate changeApr 27, 2014Two projects supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to help local communities manage natural resources and protect livelihoods in the face of climate change, were launched today in the presence of top-level Afghan Government and United Nations representatives.
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UNDP in Focus 2014-2015 highlights our key actions over the past year and their impact on the lives of beneficiaries around the world. The report also outlines the ongoing restructuring process that will ensure UNDP is fit for purpose in the new post-2015 landscape.