UNDP, UN Women sign up for closer cooperationMay 25, 2015Kabul – UN Women and UNDP today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to harmonize projects and streamline operations, fundraising and reporting. “This agreement sees UNDP and UN Women join forces to ride the current wave of high-level political commitment to gender equality,” said Ercan Murat, Country Director for UNDP Afghanistan. By working in tandem, we are much better positioned to help the government turn this commitment into results.”
Statement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on GazaAug 6, 2014UNDP welcomes the current ceasefire and expresses its hopes for an agreement which ends hostilities and civilian suffering while also laying a foundation for sustainable peace. UNDP is supporting the Palestinians to assess immediate needs and chart a path for recovery and human development.
International Women’s Day Statement for UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Mar 8, 2014This year’s International Women’s Day theme – Equality for Women is Progress for All – states a simple truth. No country will reach its full potential if its female citizens do not enjoy full equality. As the 2015 end date of the Millennium Development Goals nears, and as discussion on the next global development agenda intensifies, there is strong momentum for achieving development with equity, including by eradicating gender inequality and empowering women and girls.
Secretary-General's message on the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer - 16 September 2013Sep 15, 2013Extraordinary challenges require extraordinary responses. A generation ago, the world’s nations agreed to act definitively to protect the ozone layer, initiating an inter-governmental process that blazed new trails.
UNDP, UN Women sign up for closer cooperationMay 24, 201525 May 2015, Kabul – UN Women and UNDP today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to harmonize projects and streamline, operations, fundraising and reporting.
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