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The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives

"The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives" - the UNDP Administrator's official statement for the annual celebration of…

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The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives

"The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives" - the UNDP Administrator's official statement for the annual celebration of women's empowerment and advocacy for gender…  


ASG Haoliang Xu Helps Launch SDGs in Afghanistan

September 5 2016, Kabul – Yesterday, on the occasion of the visit to Kabul of UNDP Regional Director in Asia and the Pacific, Mr. Haoliang Xu, the Ministry of Economy (MoEC) of the Government of…  


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…  


Message from UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on World AIDS Day

The current Ebola crisis reminds us that fighting communicable diseases requires behaviour change, engaging communities, partnerships with government and civil society, and reducing inequalities.…  


Secretary-General's Message for 2014 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

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.…  


Statement on recent coverage on the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan

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…  


The Secretary-General Message on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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.  


Gender op-ed by Douglas Keh

Today we mark International Women’s Day. In that spirit of celebration, I’d like to highlight some of the good news that we can often lose sight of when confronted with daily updates on security…  


Helen Clark: Statement on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

A few weeks ago, world leaders adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), setting a bold new development agenda for the next 15 years. At the heart of this agenda is a commitment “to eradicate…  


Helen Clark: Speech at Opening of UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia-Pacific Meeting on UNDP’s role in supporting implementation of the new global agendas in the Asia-Pacific

Let me begin by expressing my deep appreciation to the Government of Malaysia for hosting this meeting. UNDP and its predecessor organisations have enjoyed a strong partnership with Malaysia since the…  

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