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  • DP DHL and UNDP join forces to optimize airport logistics in the SeychellesAug 23, 2016Deutsche Post DHL Group, the world’s leading mail and logistics group, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have once again teamed up to conduct disaster preparedness training, this time at the Seychelles International Airport.

  • Philippines and Ethiopia Lead Global Climate Coalition to Speed DevelopmentAug 15, 2016Ministers from countries forming the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and global thought leaders addressed the Philippine Senate today as they presented new research indicating development by emerging economies would be optimized if global temperature increase was held below 1.5C degrees.

  • New grant to reduce tuberculosis and HIV in KyrgyzstanJul 4, 2016The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund have signed a new US$20.8 million grant in Kyrgyzstan to support the government’s efforts to treat tuberculosis (TB) and reduce HIV infection rates across the country.

  • Making the most of migration in MoldovaJun 30, 2016The Migration and Local Development Project (MiDL) is part of a multi-year intervention “Moldova – Making the Most of Migration” of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and is implemented in synergy with two other projects carried out by the International Organization for Migration(IOM) in Moldova and by the International Agency for Source Country Information (IASCI).

  • Finding displacement solutions with the private sectorJun 29, 2016On June 13th 2016, UNDP and SPARK hosted the Solutions Alliance Business Consultation which brought together some 50 participants representing over 20 companies and many humanitarian and development actors.

  • UNDP and the Global Fund sign US$8.7m grant to scale up HIV prevention measures in AfghanistanJun 27, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund signed a US$8.7 million grant to scale up HIV prevention measures and treatment for people most at risk of contracting the virus in Afghanistan, including injecting drugs users and prisoners.

  • New Funds to defeat drug-resistant TB in TurkmenistanJun 22, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund signed a new grant in Turkmenistan to control tuberculosis (TB) by ensuring timely and universal access to quality diagnosis and treatment of drug-resistant forms of TB.

  • Going the distance for Climate Change actionJun 20, 2016“There is no reason why every car cannot already be electric, zero emissions and renewably powered,” says Louis Palmer, founder of the World Advanced Vehicle Expedition (WAVE). “Electric vehicles are here, they are here to stay, they’re fun, attractive and the obvious choice. They are the future.”

  • European Electric Vehicle Rally in Geneva “Stamps” 1.5 Degrees at UN GatesJun 17, 2016Europe’s largest electric vehicle rally, bringing 75 teams from 13 nations, entered its finishing phase at Geneva today on the Place des Nations, part of a 1,300km traverse from Bremerhaven, Germany with a simple objective: zero emissions for 1.5 degrees.

  • Germany partners with UNDP to support vulnerable countries on climate change policy-makingJun 14, 2016Germany signed a 100,000 Euro Federal Foreign Office grant in support of 2016 activities of governments collaborating in the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and the Vulnerable Twenty (V20) Group of Ministers of Finance, whose Secretariat is hosted by UNDP.