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09 Oct 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the most transparent development organization, according to a leading global ranking released today. The 2014 Aid Transparency Index recognized UNDP for its “commendable performance” in publishing information beyond international standards this year, placing it first overall out of 68 major agencies evaluated worldwide.
07 Oct 2014
TACLOBAN CITY -- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is eyeing to clear by next year six million coconut trees that were toppled or uprooted by typhoon Yolanda a year ago. Eden P. Garde, UNDP project manager for UNDP’s Yolanda recovery program, said the UN agency has set aside P22.4 million for the clearing project.
22 Sep 2014
Recognizing the importance of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) people, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) held a forum on “Diversity and Human Rights: A Forum on the legal and social environments of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons and civil society in the Philippines” in Cagayan de Oro City. The forum was conducted in partnership with Oro Youth Development Council (OYDC) of Cagayan de Oro City Local Government, and two local NGOs Hulagway CDO and Tingug CDO.
09 Sep 2014
UNDP and NEDA launch the 2014 Human Development Report and the Philippines’ Fifth Progress Report on the Millennium Development Goals
Manila – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) launched the 2014 Human Development Report and the Fifth Philippine Progress Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) last August 20 at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Quezon City.
02 Sep 2014
REPORT HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY-RELATED PROJECTS IN CATALYZING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES
Apia, Samoa, 2 September 2014—Sustainable development is vital for Small Island Developing States to help reduce poverty, promote human development, and build resilience, says a new publication produced jointly by the UNDP and the Global Environment Facility (GEF).
20 Aug 2014
20 August 2014, Manila -- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) signed today an agreement to provide assistance in restoring the documentation services of LGUs severely affected by Typhoon Yolanda. With a budget of over USD 1 million provided by UNICEF, UNDP will implement the project in 10 selected municipalities and cities in Eastern Samar and Eastern Leyte, focusing on civil registration services and prioritizing vulnerable groups such as women, children and poor families.
20 Aug 2014
Opening Message at the National Launch of the 2014 Human Development Report and the Fifth Philippine Progress Report on the Millennium Development Goals
20 Aug 2014
Closing Message at the National Launch of the 2014 Human Development Report and the Fifth Philippine Progress Report on the Millennium Development Goals
18 Aug 2014
MESSAGE ON THE 500-DAY MARK TO THE CONCLUSION OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS “500 DAYS OF ACTION TO BUILD A BETTER WORLD”
11 Aug 2014
The 2014 Human Development Report (HDR) highlights the need for both promoting people’s choices and protecting human development achievements. It takes the view that vulnerability threatens human development and, unless it is systematically addressed, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This Report focuses on the people at greatest risk and on key underlying drivers of vulnerability. It analyzes structural causes – social marginalization, position in society and insufficient public services – and pays attention to the different vulnerabilities faced at different stages of the life cycle.
08 Aug 2014
Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience The 2014 Report highlights the need for both promoting people's choices and protecting human development achievements. It takes the view that vulnerability threatens human development, and unless it is systematically addressed, by changing policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable.
01 Jul 2014
Ormoc City, Philippines — A total of 151 families who were typhoon Yolanda victims in the hinterland village of Hugpa of this city were the first recipients of free coco lumbers from the United Nations Development Programme.
19 Jun 2014
The National Academy of Science and Technology Philippines (NAST PHL) has announced that the 2012/2013 Philippine Human Development Report (PHDR) will be the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Book Award. The 2012/2013 PHDR with the theme Geography and Human Development is the 7th in the series of Reports which began in 1994.
17 Jun 2014
The topography of disaster risk reduction: UNDP maps out hazard awareness in typhoon-affected communities
The conversation has begun in some of Typhoon Haiyan’s hardest hit communities thanks to a mapping project implemented by Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that began this week in Tacloban, Philippines.
17 Jun 2014
From Bhutan’s sacred mountain where flags flap in a bitter wind, to a bird’s eye view of a herd of yaks in the sprawling Tibetan Plateau, to the warm waters of a lagoon in Madagascar, to a classroom in Nepal where a young boy recites the alphabet: some images are immediately recognisable.
16 Jun 2014
The Philippines bagged the USD 50,000 award for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Social Innovation Fund for Anti-Corruption. A joint initiative of the UNDP’s Global Anti-Corruption Initiative (GAIN) and the UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Centre (APRC), the fund is part of a regional programme that pilots innovative anti-corruption initiatives.
29 May 2014
Building an Inclusive Post-2015 Development Agenda: Strengthening South-South Cooperation, Manila, Philippines
22 May 2014
Message on the International Day for Biological Diversity
21 May 2014
GEF-UNDP-SGP-OP 5 Programme Launch, Ballroom B, Crowne Plaza Galleria, Quezon City
21 May 2014
Eight months after fighting broke out between a faction of the Moro National Liberation Front and the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Zamboanga City on 9 September, more than 64,000 people who fled the fighting remain displaced within the city and in need of humanitarian support.
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- Ms. Amelia Dulce Supetran, Team Leader of UNDP's Inclusive and Sustainable Development Unit, Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat of the Department of Agriculture, Atty. Jovy Bernabe and Mr. Dioscoro Granada, President and Chairperson of the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC), respectively, during the opening session of the Inception Workshop of the Scaling - up Risk Transfer Mechanisms for Climate Vulnerable Agriculture - based Communities in Mindanao Project. 3 hours ago
- 'I will be more interested to read about human stories and how the project made an impact on farmers' lives in your reports' says Yusuke Taishi, UNDP Regional Technical Adviser, during his presentation on monitoring and evaluation at the Inception Workshop of the project on Scaling up Risk Transfer Mechanisms for Climate Vulnerability Agriculture - based Communities in Mindanao, 27 November at Astoria Plaza. 5 hours ago
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