Secretary-General's Message for 2014 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Nov 25, 2014
Sexual and gender-based violence is the most extreme form of the global and systemic inequality experienced by women and girls. It knows no geographic, socio-economic or cultural boundaries. Worldwide, one in three women will suffer physical or sexual violence at some point in her life, from rape and domestic violence to harassment at work and bullying on the internet.
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, 2014
New 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).”
Secretary-General's Message for UN Day 2014
Oct 24, 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.
Message from UNDP Administrator Helen Clark to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Oct 17, 2014
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.
The Secretary-General Message on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Oct 17, 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.
Statement on recent coverage on the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan
Oct 9, 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).
UNDP global leader in transparency
Oct 8, 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.
Social Good Summit Kabul Goes Viral
Sep 28, 2014
UNDP Afghanistan, in partnership with the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University, brought together on 21 September 2014 over a hundred students, civil society activists, computer programme developers and entrepreneurs for the 2014 Social Good Summit Kabul to join a global crowd on how new media and technology can contribute to the future of our planet.
The Secretary-General Message on the International Day of Democracy
Sep 14, 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.
EU keeps Afghan Police on the streets for the next two years
Aug 20, 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.