A regional programme will support integration and mobilization of domestic resources in Central Africa
Apr 24, 2015
The European Union, France and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will support the Commission of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) and eight Central African countries through a new regional program of public finance reforms and domestic resource mobilization.
Dr. Paul Farmer to appear as part of the Kapuscinski Development Lectures
Apr 13, 2015
Dr. Paul Farmer, renowned humanitarian and physician, is the latest in a series of high profile Kapuscinski Lecture speakers. Farmer will talk about the inequalities of health highlighted by the Ebola crisis and their effect on global development.
Peace Park now open for business in Georgia
Apr 8, 2015
Abkhaz and Georgian teenagers are finding out that working together can lead to win-win situations through a new computer game called "Peace Park".
Invitation to the Latin American and Caribbean Forum on Territorial Economic Development
Apr 2, 2015
On May 18-19, 2015, the City of Quito in Ecuador will host the Latin American and Caribbean Forum on Territorial Economic Development. The event is open to all development actors who wish to share their experiences and participate in the discussion about Local Economic Development as a tool for addressing Post-2015 Development Agenda challenges at the local level.
Development partners renew funding for Guinea-Bissau
Mar 25, 2015
International development partners pledged today over € 1 billion to support Guinea-Bissau’s social and economic development. The funding will support the Government’s Development Strategy Plan, Terra Ranka (meaning a fresh start), which aims to ensure long-term sustainable development, consolidate peace and stability, and increase economic growth.
UNDP announces ‘5-10-50’ – new global programme in support of disaster resilience
Mar 17, 2015
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has announced work a new 10-year global programme in support of country efforts to reduce the risk of disasters.
Ebola: West African Countries and Partners Outline Roadmap for Recovery
Mar 3, 2015
As the international community works to get to zero Ebola cases in West Africa, the international community must work with Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone to address the underlying causes of the crisis said the UN’s development chief today at the Ebola Conference hosted by the European Union in Brussels.
UN and EU meet to take stock of the Ebola situation and identify ways forward
Mar 3, 2015
Today’s high-level meeting on the current state of the Ebola outbreak takes place at a welcome moment given the challenges still faced by the response.
Moldova: EU expands support for the energy efficiency and renewables sector
Mar 3, 2015
80 modern biomass heating plants coupled with 21 solar collectors installed in schools, kindergartens, and community centres; 300 biomass-fired boilers provided at subsidised prices to households and microenterprises; seven public-private partnerships set to supply bioenergy” – these are just some of the expected results of the new phase of the EU-funded Energy and Biomass Project in Moldova.
Football legends Ronaldo, Zidane to play AS St-Etienne All Stars for Ebola recovery
Feb 19, 2015
Football legends and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane will team up with other football greats for a match against an All-Star team to help boost Ebola recovery efforts at the 12th Match against Poverty.