Fear and cajoling in Kabul: Bringing HIV services to high risk groups
Dec 1, 2016
To try to extend the reach of testing services, particularly among injecting drug users and other high-risk groups, UNDP and the Global Fund support 36 drop-in centres across Afghanistan that provide voluntary HIV counselling and testing.
Towards Enhancing the Treatment of Patients in Sudan: UNDP and Ministry of Health Reach an Agreement on Broad-scale Procurement of Essential Medicines
Nov 27, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Ministry of International Cooperation and the Ministry of Health have reached in March 2016 a breakthrough agreement on broad-scale procurement of medicines, medical and laboratory equipment and consumables aiming to extensively increase access to treatment of patients in Sudan.
UN Report: 1.5 Degree Limit to Improve Growth, Jobs and Safety
Nov 16, 2016
UNDP issued today a report commissioned by the CVF, independently developed together with climate science and policy institute, Climate Analytics, entitled Low Carbon Monitor at the UN Climate Change Conference at Marrakech (UNFCCC COP22) that examines benefits and opportunities of limiting warming to 1.5°C as enshrined in the goal of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
South-south conference concludes with appeal for increased collaboration among developing countries
Nov 7, 2016
More than 700 delegates from 90 countries confront critical challenges to achieving the “Global Goals” of sustainable development.
Maria Luisa Silva : le changement climatique, une menace urgente, grandissante et aux impacts multiples
Oct 26, 2016
Palais des Nations, Genève
Green Climate Fund approves the first proposal to reduce emissions from deforestation and support forest conservation in Ecuador
Oct 20, 2016
The proposal elaborated by the Ecuador Ministry of Environment with the support of the UNDP REDD team consists of a grant of US$ 41.2 million to finance the implementation of Ecuador’s REDD+ action plan.
UNDP and Global Fund sign a new $7 million grant to address human rights barriers to HIV services in eight Caribbean countries
Oct 3, 2016
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund have signed a new US$7 million grant to address human rights barriers to HIV services in eight Caribbean countries – Belize, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago. The funds will focus on promoting and protecting human rights and access to HIV services for key populations such as men who have sex with men, transgender people, sex workers, marginalized young people and those using drugs, all of whom often bear the highest burden of HIV infection in the region.
Forest Whitaker and Andrea Bocelli join Ban Ki-moon at the UN to shine a spotlight on progress of the global goals, one year on
Sep 16, 2016
Next week will mark the first anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, signed by 193 world leaders on 25th September 2015 at the UN General Assembly.
UNDP AND IMPACT HUB ANNOUNCE FIVE INTERNATIONAL FINALISTS IN ACCELERATE 2030
Sep 13, 2016
UNDP and Impact Hub are excited to announce the five international finalists of their joint Accelerate2030 initiative; aimed at supporting impact-driven ventures that contribute towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
UNDP and the Global Fund partner with Zimbabwe to strengthen HIV prevention and treatment services
Aug 31, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme UNDP and the Global Fund strengthened their partnership with additional funding of US$ 143 million to help scale up the fight against HIV in Zimbabwe.