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  • Cultivating climate resilience in Moldova
    15. jan. 2016

    In Moldova, three-quarters of the land is used for food production, the economy relies heavily on agriculture, which is being jeopardised by extended droughts, temperature increases, decreased water reserves, and soil erosion, all of which conspire to decrease food security and household income.

  • 3. nov. 2016

    This report outlines positive results in improving the effectiveness of development co-operation, even in the face of volatility and tightening budgets resulting from global financial and economic crises.

  • 28. nov. 2016

    UN Development Programme’s International Center for Private Sector in Development held its 5th Executive Council Meeting in Istanbul today, to review progress and to step up the private sector’s contribution to sustainable and inclusive development.

  • Responding to disasters before they happen: Trainings build resilience in Myanmar’s Dry Zone
    27. sep. 2016

    Daw Mi Mi Htun, of the Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) in the Sagaing Region of Myanmar, used to think that the main responsibility of RRD revolved around responding to disasters and emergencies after they occur. Training of local government officials in the towns of Myanmar aims to strengthen community capacity to respond to disasters, which are increasingly threatening human lives and assets under a changing climate.

  • 19. sep. 2016

    UNDP, together with Pathway to Paris and 350.org, held a special concert yesterday at City Winery in New York City. The concert, timed to coincide with both the start of NYC Climate Week and the UN General Assembly, focused on maintaining momentum on the Paris Agreement and reminding world leaders and the public that only action, not words, will keep global temperatures in check.

  • Helen Clark named 22nd most powerful woman in the world
    6. jun. 2016

    Forbes Magazine today announced Helen Clark, chief of the United Nations Development Programme, as one of the world’s 100 most powerful women, this year with a ranking of no. 22.

  • Strengthening the Rule of Law vital to sustain peace and foster development
    29. jun. 2016

    “Advancing the rule of law and sustaining peace is most likely to be achieved when national, international and UN partners work closely together,” stated Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator delivering her key note remarks at the opening of the Rule of Law Annual event in New York today. “Placing people at the center of justice and security reforms and working towards the goals of national partners are crucial for successfully establishing the rule of law and access to justice,” she further added.

  • 19. des. 2016

    Members of Parliamentary Commonwealth countries met in London for the 62nd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference. The large international gathering was used as an opportunity to advance tobacco control efforts globally.

  • El Niño in LAC: building capacities in disaster risk management and recovery
    12. des. 2016

    The 2014-2016 El Niño is considered one of the strongest in the course of the last decades. UNDP has monitored the impact of El Niño in the region and promoted actions to strengthen countries' capacities for risk reduction and recovery.

  • Mitigating devastating floods through building infrastructure in the Vrbas River basin
    24. okt. 2016

    More than 305,000 people in the Vrbas River basin in Bosnia and Herzegovina are exposed to recurrent flooding and its devastating impacts. In order to mitigate flood effects within the basin, and to help communities better cope with flood events, the UNDP supported project “Technology transfer for climate resilient flood management in Vrbas River Basin” announced the implementation of important new infrastructural measures.

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