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61 Innovation as a driver for sustainable development UNDP’s Innovation Facility publishes it’s Year in Review Report
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme


New York - Today, UNDP’s Innovation Facility launched its Annual Review for 2014, showing why innovation is becoming increasingly important in international development and for UNDP itself. It describes UNDP’s approach to innovation, highlights innovative practices and spotlights all 49 initiatives funded...

Created on 2015-05-19 19:32:00
62 Internet Governance ICANN
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

20 December 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) said that the US decision on net neutrality will not have an impact on his organization.

Created on 2017-12-20 23:53:50
63 INTERVIEW: Ahead of Baku Forum, UN official spotlights ‘soft power’ to prevent violent extremism and conflict
( UN President and General Assembly News )

22 April 2016 – As the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) prepares for an upcoming global conference in Baku, Azerbaijan, the head of the UN body has stressed the need to leverage ‘soft power’ to curb the ris...

Created on 2016-04-25 05:00:00
64 Italy increases funding to UNDP to €4.2m for 2015
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme



New York—The Italian Government announced that it will increase its 2015 core contribution to the United Nations Development Programme to €4.2m to help UNDP fulfill its coordination role for the UN system.

Created on 2015-04-24 21:04:39
65 Japan and UNDP will help automate voter identification process in the upcoming elections in Kyrgyzstan
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme


Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Governments of Japan and Kyrgyzstan today launched a new project to automate the voter registration and identification process during the Kyrgyzstan electoral cycle in 2015-2017.

Created on 2015-05-20 13:12:55
66 Japan to provide USD 1 million for jumpstarting early recovery in Nepal’s three most Earthquake affected districts
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme


Kathmandu — The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on have signed an agreement for US$1 million emergency grant in the aftermath of the two devastating Nepal earthquakes to manage debris and create emergency employment through a cash-for-work programme.

Created on 2015-05-21 21:05:47
67 Kenya: Barack Obama Will Not Meet William Ruto Separately
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Kevin J. Kelley

New York — US President Barack Obama will not meet Deputy President William Ruto separately, the White House has confirmed.

Addressing reporters on Wednesday, US National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Mr Obama has "no plans for any separate ...

Created on 2015-07-23 17:28:48
68 Kenya: Obama and Kenyatta to Ink Bilateral Pacts
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Aggrey Mutambo

Nairobi — Friday will not be a public holiday despite the expected disruptions as US President Barack Obama arrives in Kenya for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, State House has said.

Created on 2015-07-23 18:03:45
69 Kenya: Samsung Unveils Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J5 4G-Enabled Handsets in Kenya
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Staff Writer

Samsung Electronics has today launched its 4G enabled Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 mid-range smartphones that will enable users get the most of their mobile experience.

Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J5 come after the successful uptake of Galaxy J1 whose features ...

Created on 2015-08-07 08:25:05
70 Lake Chad Basin: Boko Haram-induced crisis is ‘children’s crisis,’ UNICEF warns
( Africa )

Content by: News Centre


25 August 2016 – Years of violence by Boko Haram in Africa’s Lake Chad basin, which includes Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, have led to a worsening humanitarian crisis that has displaced 1.4 million children and left at least one million stil...

Created on 2016-08-25 14:51:34
71 Learning From the Past: a Case for Successful Development Cooperation
( Global Compact News )

Content by: South-South News

30 October 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman – With an eye on the post-2015 development agenda, international experts at the United Nations came together this week to talk about the lessons learned from perhaps the only “unsuccessful” Millennium De...

Created on 2014-10-30 19:16:31
72 Liberia: Ebola Scares Off Trainee Nurses in Liberia
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

Monrovia — Like hundreds of other nursing students in Liberia, Jerry Songu should have been beginning his internship this month, the final step to graduating and earning his license. Instead, he has chosen to put his studies and future career on hold.

Created on 2015-08-18 18:59:51
73 Matters of the Earth
( Institute of Development Studies )

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has provided the following statement in response to recent UK media coverage that has named Matters of the Earth and IDS alumni Natalie Jeffers in relation to DFID funded IDS project ac...

Created on 2016-09-20 16:11:10
74 Mauritius contributes to UNDP’s earthquake recovery efforts in Nepal
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme


Port Louis, Mauritius – The Republic of Mauritius has contributed $1 million towards the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s earthquake response and recovery programme in Nepal.

The donation, from the Prime Minister’s Solidarity Fund for Nepal, will help to create emer...

Created on 2015-06-03 16:05:11
75 mm autismo c subs SPA
( SciDev Videos )
Created on 2015-08-15 01:24:58
76 Mongi Hamdi (MINUSMA) - The current situation in Mali
( Interviews )
The head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Mongi Hami, briefed the Security Council on the situation in the country.
Created on 2015-10-07 19:53:28
77 Multinational Investment Protections Addressed in UNCTAD Report
( UN Reports )

Content by: UNCTAD

25 June 2015, New York, USA | South-South News – In light of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, the conversation to reassess international investment is...

Created on 2015-07-28 19:46:57
78 New Development Plan to Exceed UN Potential
( UN Reports )

Content by: UNDP

24 March 2015, New York, USA | South-South News- It is a top priority that the United Nations Development Program produces a high quality, Post-2015 Plan that meets the most crucial needs across the board.

Created on 2015-03-24 22:22:45
79 New UN-backed report emphasizes possible contribution of forests to ending hunger
( Health, Poverty, Food Security )

Content by: UN News Centre


6 May 2015 – A new United Nations-backed report on the link between forests and food production and nutrition says that woodlands could be the key to ending hunger and will be intimately linked to the global fight against climate change.

Created on 2015-05-06 21:06:52
80 NGO's Unite for Inclusive Development
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

27 August 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - From the field, to the conference rooms of UN Headquarters, thousands of NGO participants gathered in New York for the annual DPI/NGO conference to talk about how to mobilize partnerships between civil society, gover...

Created on 2014-08-27 22:25:23


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