UNDP takes part in the European Development Days and Green Week
Jun 3, 2015
“The European Development Days take place at a crucial moment of time when world leaders and development stakeholders are discussing the post-2015 agenda for development. UNDP will join the discussions during the Development Days to share its best practices and innovative work from the ground which can inspire our collective actions to achieve sustainable development for all countries and people,” said Barbara Pesce-Monteiro, Director of the UNDP office in Brussels.
One year after catastrophic floods, Bosnia and Herzegovina takes stock and looks ahead
May 12, 2015
A year ago this week, heavy rains in Bosnia and Herzegovina caused the worst floods in 120 years. While an extensive rehabilitation effort continues today, including construction of houses, infrastructure, public facilities, health care centres and schools, longer-term disaster resilience initiatives like landslide prevention programmes and new flood prevention measures are in progress.
EU and UNDP Discuss Global Development Challenges and Priorities
Apr 27, 2015
nited Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and European Union Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica jointly opened today in Brussels a high-level policy dialogue between both institutions.
A regional programme will support integration and mobilization of domestic resources in Central Africa
Apr 24, 2015
The European Union, France and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will support the Commission of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) and eight Central African countries through a new regional program of public finance reforms and domestic resource mobilization.
Dr. Paul Farmer to appear as part of the Kapuscinski Development Lectures
Apr 13, 2015
Dr. Paul Farmer, renowned humanitarian and physician, is the latest in a series of high profile Kapuscinski Lecture speakers. Farmer will talk about the inequalities of health highlighted by the Ebola crisis and their effect on global development.
Peace Park now open for business in Georgia
Apr 8, 2015
Abkhaz and Georgian teenagers are finding out that working together can lead to win-win situations through a new computer game called "Peace Park".
Invitation to the Latin American and Caribbean Forum on Territorial Economic Development
Apr 2, 2015
On May 18-19, 2015, the City of Quito in Ecuador will host the Latin American and Caribbean Forum on Territorial Economic Development. The event is open to all development actors who wish to share their experiences and participate in the discussion about Local Economic Development as a tool for addressing Post-2015 Development Agenda challenges at the local level.
Regional cooperation key to security in South East Europe
Mar 27, 2015
Regional cooperation on combating the illicit proliferation of small arms and light weapons is the way forward, UNDP and EU officials agreed during a roundtable in Brussels, convened by UNDP's SEESAC initiative.
Development partners renew funding for Guinea-Bissau
Mar 25, 2015
International development partners pledged today over € 1 billion to support Guinea-Bissau’s social and economic development. The funding will support the Government’s Development Strategy Plan, Terra Ranka (meaning a fresh start), which aims to ensure long-term sustainable development, consolidate peace and stability, and increase economic growth.
IDPs from eastern Ukraine found a new home in Kharkiv region
Mar 25, 2015
The renovation of the shelters is part of a joint EU-UNDP project “Community Based Approach to Local Development” that works with local authorities. The project also supports social care centres for the most vulnerable.