http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles2014-09-20T10:14:34.334ZArticlesAdobe CQUNDP, UNICEF collaborate to restore documentation services of Yolanda-hit LGUsnoemail@noemail.orgelidelson.tapia20 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.http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/20/undp-unicef-collaborate-to-restore-documentation-services-of-yolanda-hit-lgus2014-08-21T06:28:30.886Z2014-08-21T06:28:30.886ZBarangay residents given free coco firstname.lastname@example.orgOrmoc 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.http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/01/barangay-residents-given-free-coco-lumber2014-07-05T03:13:21.247Z2014-07-05T03:13:21.247ZPHL Human Development Report wins 2014 outstanding book email@example.comThe 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. http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/19/phl-human-development-report-wins-2014-outstanding-book-award2014-06-19T10:13:17.754Z2014-06-19T10:13:17.754ZParks for Development, Parks for Communities, Parks for Lifenoemail@noemail.orgphilip.castroFrom 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.http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/17/parks-for-development-parks-for-communities-parks-for-life2014-06-17T06:16:47.789Z2014-06-17T06:16:47.789ZPhilippines wins UNDP Social Innovation Fund for Anti-Corruptionnoemail@noemail.orgphilip.castroThe 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. http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/16/philippines-wins-undp-social-innovation-fund-for-anti-corruption2014-06-16T09:08:10.947Z2014-06-16T09:08:10.947ZUnited Nations opens up channels for direct participation of people in international firstname.lastname@example.orgThe United Nations will devote the first week of May to getting out the vote for its MY World opinion poll, organizing a multitude of activities in more than 50 countries to raise awareness of and boost global participation in its efforts to foster a conversation with the world's citizens that will better inform future international policy-making.http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/05/united-nations-opens-up-channels-for-direct-participation-of-people-in-international-decisions2014-05-07T09:48:02.782Z2014-05-07T09:48:02.782ZThe Rise of Santa Fenoemail@noemail.orgphilip.castroFive months after the strongest typhoon hit the Philippines, Trinidad Bato-balono proudly pointed to the coast she helped clean with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
She says businesses are slowly picking up; tourists are starting to return, and students are going back to school. Getting the port up and running was crucial in recovering the tourism industry. Despite the devastation of one ramp, ferry services have resumed regular operations, providing locals and foreigners access to hundreds of trips weekly from Hagnaya Warf in San Remigio to Sante Fe.
http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/24/the-rise-of-santa-fe2014-04-30T09:46:10.364Z2014-04-30T09:46:10.364ZReconstructing identities: UNDP supports frontline government email@example.comSights and sounds of construction abound across the Typhoon Haiyan-affected areas. Rebuilding is well underway since the 8 November storm, but it’s not just buildings and infrastructure that need replaced. http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/09/reconstructing-identities-undp-supports-frontline-government-services2014-04-09T09:29:11.190Z2014-04-09T09:29:11.190ZUN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights introduced to the Philippine business firstname.lastname@example.orgThe United Nations (UN) Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights were today introduced to the Philippine private sector at a Forum on “Business and Human Rights”, held in the Makati Shangri-La Hotel. Hosted by the European Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (ECCP), the Forum provided a platform for stakeholders to engage in dialogue on business and human rights, and to strengthen engagement towards the effective implementation of the Guiding Principles. http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/03/25/un-guiding-principles-on-business-and-human-rights-introduced-to-the-philippine-business-sector2014-03-26T05:23:51.318Z2014-03-26T05:23:51.318ZThe N-Peace Awards 2014: Join the search for inspirational stories of peace in Asiaemail@example.comThe N-Peace Awards shine a light on the tireless and often unrecognized efforts of both women and men who work with communities across Asia to achieve lasting peace. In its fourth year, N-Peace is excited to announce two new countries – Pakistan and Myanmar – and four new categories in the 2014 N-Peace Awards. The achievements of women at the grassroots level will continue to be celebrated with the ‘Untold stories – women transforming their communities’ awards that are selected online by the public. The four new categories will recognize work by the media, by a peace mobilizer at the national or regional level, by a young peacebuilder, and by an organization with a successful and innovative approach to community peacebuilding. http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/03/19/the-n-peace-awards-2014-join-the-search-for-inspirational-stories-of-peace-in-asia-2014-03-19T09:45:08.756Z2014-03-19T09:45:08.756Z21,000 Swiss Show Solidarity with the Philippines at 11th Annual Football Match Against Povertynoemail@noemail.orgphilip.castroLast night the United Nations Development Programme again mobilized its team of top football players to compete against a European football club to raise both funds for and awareness of the extreme poverty challenges facing the world.http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/03/04/21-000-swiss-show-solidarity-with-the-philippines-at-11th-annual-football-match-against-poverty2014-03-05T02:01:19.987Z2014-03-05T02:01:19.987ZGetting back up on her firstname.lastname@example.orgIn the lead-up to UNDP’s global Match Against Poverty for the Philippines, meet Margarette Sosing – one of the young footballers who shares her story in an upcoming film by renowned Swiss Filmmaker, Michael Steiner to be showcased in front of a live stadium crowd in Bern, Switzerland tomorrow night, March 4 (8 PM), where UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors and football legends Zinédine Zidane and Ronaldo will rally their team of internationally renowned football players for a charity match against the Bern professional football club, the BSC Young Boys and Friends.http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/03/03/getting-back-up-on-her-feet2014-03-04T05:22:52.257Z2014-03-04T05:22:52.257ZFinding new solutions in the Typhoon Haiyan recovery email@example.comEarly recovery appears to be in full swing in Typhoon Haiyan-affected areas after almost four months of intensive humanitarian aid but according to UN officials, the progress must be maintained to prevent further harm to the most vulnerable. http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/02/28/finding-new-solutions-in-the-typhoon-haiyan-recovery-2014-02-28T01:22:10.746Z2014-02-28T01:22:10.746ZRace to salvage Philippine coconut firstname.lastname@example.orgAid agencies and the Philippine government are rushing to salvage the wood from some 15 million coconut trees that Typhoon Haiyan struck down in November 2013, but processing the tree debris before it rots is proving problematic, said the country’s top coconut authority. http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/24/race-to-salvage-philippine-coconut-wood2014-01-24T03:00:32.184Z2014-01-24T03:00:32.184Z2007 UNDP study foretold Yolanda-type email@example.comA 2007 study funded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) foretold the impact of storm surges inundating the coastal communities of Leyte, its worst case scenario practically mirroring the devastation that Supertyphoon “Yolanda” wrought on the province two weeks ago. http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/11/22/2007-undp-study-foretold-yolanda-type-disaster2013-11-22T08:49:24.201Z2013-11-22T08:49:24.201ZWomen peace activists in Asia take center stage at UNDP gala award firstname.lastname@example.orgUNDP honored eight Asian peace activists from conflict countries at its third annual N-Peace awards ceremony that was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 22 October. The N-Peace Awards spotlight women who demonstrate leadership in building peace, and men who work with women for gender equality. This high-level event concluded an annual regional campaign promoting over 90 peace advocates in Asia, whose personal stories inspired over 70,000 online supporters. Each of the winners has influenced peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan, Indonesia, Nepal, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Timor-Leste.http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/10/22/women-peace-activists-in-asia-take-center-stage-at-undp-gala-award-event2013-10-23T07:38:16.478Z2013-10-23T07:38:16.478ZUN exec supports Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, says conditional cash transfer breaks cycle of email@example.comIn a meeting with Sec. Corazon ‘Dinky’ Juliano-Soliman of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Ms. Rebeca Grynspan, United Nations (UN) Undersecretary General and Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), expressed support for the government’s Conditional Cash Transfer Program (CCT), known locally as Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), and underscored its importance in breaking the cycle of poverty.http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/10/21/un-exec-supports-pantawid-pamilyang-pilipino-program-says-conditional-cash-transfer-breaks-cycle-of-poverty2013-10-21T10:12:41.923Z2013-10-21T10:12:41.923Z EU, Swiss aid to teach Filipino overseas workers to firstname.lastname@example.org://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/10/11/-eu-swiss-aid-to-teach-filipino-overseas-workers-to-save2013-10-11T10:17:03.914Z2013-10-11T10:17:03.914ZUN Under-Secretary General lauds PHL leadership in development email@example.comUnited Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan called on Acting Foreign Affairs Secretary Rafael E. Seguis at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on October 09. Ms. Grynspan conveyed the UNDP’s appreciation for its dynamic and exemplary partnership with the Philippines.http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/10/10/un-under-secretary-general-lauds-phl-leadership-in-development-issues2013-10-14T01:56:10.269Z2013-10-14T01:56:10.269ZPH+SocialGood: The Social Good Summit in Manilanoemail@noemail.orgphilip.castroThe Philippines kicked off the global Social Good Summit (SGS) 2013 with a conference in Manila last Saturday, September 21. Convened by Rappler in partnership with UNDP and Google, the local summit focused on how technology and social media can help in mitigating the impact of natural disaster and climate change.http://www.ph.undp.org/content/philippines/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/09/25/ph-socialgood-the-social-good-summit-in-manila2013-09-25T05:50:34.720Z2013-09-25T05:50:34.720Z