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24 Oct 2014
The United Nations is needed more than ever at this time of multiple crises. Poverty, disease, terrorism, discrimination and climate change are exacting a heavy toll. Millions of people continue to suffer deplorable exploitation through bonded labour, human trafficking, sexual slavery or unsafe conditions in factories, fields and mines.
17 Oct 2014
Message from UNDP Administrator Helen Clark to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Each year on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we can recommit to that goal, and, in the words of the UN Secretary-General's message for this day this year, plan for a world where no-one is left behind.
17 Oct 2014
On this day we recommit to think, decide and act together against extreme poverty -- and plan for a world where no-one is left behind.
15 Oct 2014
My mother has lived her whole life in the countryside. Although she did not receive much of a formal education, I grew up appreciating her wisdom, resilience and intelligence. In the course of my subsequent public service, I came to see that these qualities are shared by millions of rural women around the world.
09 Oct 2014
The 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).
08 Oct 2014
The 2014 Aid Transparency Index recognized UNDP for its “commendable performance” in publishing information beyond international standards this year, placing it first overall out of 68 major agencies evaluated worldwide.
14 Sep 2014
As we observe this year’s International Day of Democracy, the world seems more turbulent than ever. In many regions and in many ways, the values of the United Nations, including some of the most fundamental rights and freedoms enshrined in the UN Charter, are being tested and challenged.
20 Aug 2014
Today 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.
18 Aug 2014
The audit of nearly 23,000 ballot boxes from the recent, 14 June, run-off election for the Afghan Presidency continues apace. It is being conducted at the Independent Election Commission (IEC) compound in Kabul.
31 Jul 2014
Two peace champions from Afghanistan have been named among the winners of the 2014 N-Peace Awards, a prestigious prize administered by the United Nations Development programme which recognizes the leadership role of women and peace advocates from six conflict-affected countries in Asia.
24 Jul 2014
Kabul, 24/July/2014 – The Global Human Development Report, UNDP’s flagship publication, was launched on the theme of “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience” in Tokyo earlier today in presence of UNDP Administrator Helen Clark, the Report’s Lead Author Khalid Malik and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
03 Jun 2014
The Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA) with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has recognized today the achievements of Afghan women and men as well as organizations which have supported initiatives to provide rights and opportunities for Afghan women and girls over the past twelve years.
26 May 2014
The first ever Environment Centre has been established in the province of Bamyan. The centre will provide environmental information and resources to civil servants, staff of non-governmental and civil society organisations, students and the local population.
27 Apr 2014
Two 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.
19 Mar 2014
Dushanbe, Tajikistan: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tajikistan signed today an Exchange of Note with the Government of Japan and Grant Agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to support the “ Project for Livelihood Improvement in Tajik-Afghan Cross-border Areas (LITACA)”.
07 Mar 2014
Kabul: As the United Nations prepares to celebrate International Women’s Day, which falls on 8 March annually, the UN system in Afghanistan is marking the Day with a recommitment to its efforts to help improve gender equality and women’s empowerment.
25 Feb 2014
Kabul: A new booklet containing Afghanistan’s first Code of Conduct for its national police force will soon be in the hands of Afghan National Police (ANP) personnel across the country.
21 Dec 2013
US $ 50 Million Republic of Korea Support to UNDP for Police and Security Sector Development in Afghanistan
Kabul: The Republic of Korea will continue to support inclusive and sustainable police development for increased public safety and security for the Afghan population.
18 Dec 2013
Kabul: “The Afghan civil society is ready to play a meaningful role in supporting UNDP efforts for building a strong and resilient Afghanistan with institutions that foster accountability and good governance, and deliver quality development results for the citizens”.
16 Dec 2013
Government of South Korea commits over $ 43 million to improve women’s rights and delivery of basic services in Afghanistan
Kabul: The Republic of Korea has pledged more than US$43 million for the next three years to support the implementation of projects to improve women’s rights and delivery of basic services in Afghanistan.
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