Tackling TB in Kyrgyzstan’s prisons
Mar 24, 2017
In 2015, an estimated 10.4 million people fell ill with TB globally. UNDP and Global Fund supported programmes have successfully treated 866,000 TB cases, including 17,700 cases of MDR-TB. Aziz joined one of these programmes and told us his story.
World’s most marginalized still left behind by global development priorities: UNDP report
Mar 21, 2017
Millions of people are not benefiting from progress, with the gap set to widen unless deep-rooted development barriers, including discrimination and unequal political participation, are tackled.
Lancement du nouveau Rapport sur le Développement Humain du PNUD
Mar 15, 2017
Intitulé « Le développement humain pour tous », le nouveau Rapport sur le Développement Humain publié par le Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement (PNUD) cherche à identifier les laissés pour compte du développement humain et les raisons de cette exclusion du développement.
Vulnerable to violence: empowering women in South Sudan
Mar 8, 2017
To mark International Women’s Day, meet the woman working to raise awareness and get survivors the support they need in crisis-affected South Sudan.
Discours de Maria Luisa Silva : Du Leadership féminin à l’émergence économique en Afrique
Mar 8, 2017
Salle XII, Palais des Nations
Myanmar Launches the UN-REDD National Programme to Protect Forests and Contribute to Global Efforts to Address Climate Change
Feb 27, 2017
A national programme aiming at preparing the country to participate in an international policy initiative to mitigate climate change through avoiding deforestation and forest degradation was launched in Nay Pyi Taw today by the Union Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, H.E. U Ohn Winn.
Lake Prespa conservation: Exploring how to restore freshwater ecosystems while strengthening local communities’ livelihoods
Feb 23, 2017
UNDP in partnership with the Geneva Environment Network and the Swiss Development Cooperation organizes on March 22nd 2017, at the occasion of the World Water Day, a screening of the documentary “Lake of Apples”.
UNDP and Global Fund grant to fight drug-resistant TB in Bolivia with focus on prison populations
Feb 8, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund announced a new US$11 million grant to fight tuberculosis (TB) in Bolivia. Aiming to strengthen detection, diagnosis and treatment of TB in the South American country, the funds will focus on TB/HIV co-infections, drug resistant TB, and TB in Bolivian prison populations.
Private sector networks from across the world come together to prevent and respond to crises
Feb 7, 2017
Business networks from 12 countries - members of the Connecting Business initiative (CBi) - are coming together today in the first CBi Annual Event to identify opportunities for collaboration and share their experiences to disaster risk reduction, emergency response and recovery.
Nepal’s airports prepare for future natural disasters
Jan 30, 2017
A four-day training and assessment programme involving airport authorities, military and humanitarian partners is being held to develop a customized disaster response action plan for Tribhuvan International Airport and Nepalgunj Airport