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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.
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.
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.
GCER launches new websiteMay 26, 2016The Global Cluster for Early Recovery launches a new website to support humanitarian and development practitioners working on the integration of Early Recovery in crisis responses.
UNDP launches global competition to name panda cubsMay 26, 2016UNDP today launched a global competition with a once-in-a-lifetime prize: the opportunity to name two rare baby pandas in China.
UN and businesses team up to prevent and respond to crisesMay 24, 2016A major global network launches today at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul to facilitate business engagement in crisis situations through pre-positioning supplies, meeting humanitarian needs and providing resources, knowledge and expertise to disaster prevention.
UNDP joins launch of landmark partnership for disaster preparednessMay 24, 2016A major new partnership to better prepare countries and communities for disasters is being launched today at the World Humanitarian Summit as a united response to a continuing rise in humanitarian emergencies.
UNDP and Switzerland sign US$13.9 million agreement to address crisis and its root causesMay 23, 2016UNDP and Switzerland sign today at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul a US$ 13.9 million (CHF 13.8 million) agreement to strengthen their partnership to prevent conflict, address systemic fragility and deliver effective crisis response.