UNDP to continue stengthening ant-corruption programmes in Nigeria - Mandisa Mashologu
Dec 10, 2015
UNDP in implementing the project has so far engaged with non-government actors involved in social mobilization against corruption, ranging from relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies to civil society networks and has assisted to give technical assistance to coordinate and support the CSO networks and relevant stakeholders.
Achieving SDGs by 2030 will propel Nigeria to further prosperity - Opia Kumah
Dec 3, 2015
SDGs are a comprehensive framework for development and progress for all nations. They are a platform for launching our development and progress." stated Opia in his remarks during the interview with Nigeria's Africa Independent Television watched across the continent.
Social Good Summit in Nigeria raises awareness around SDGs
Nov 30, 2015
“The Social Good Summit is a flagship event for UNDP which we are using as a platform to bring partners at both Federal and State levels as well as grassroot activists to help make the new Global Goals a household name everywhere in Nigeria.” Said Opia Kumah, UNDP Resident Representative.
Violence against women, the most pervasive human rights violations around the world. - Helen Clark
Nov 25, 2015
It is therefore of enormous importance that the elimination of violence against women and girls and of all harmful practices against women and girls is part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and is included in specific targets in the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals.
UNDP Africa launches initiative to help prevent and respond to violent extremism
Nov 23, 2015
The Preventing and Responding to Violent Extremism in Africa: A Development Approach initiative is a result of expert consultations with partners including the African Union, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), faith groups, civil society organisations, funding partners and other United Nations entities.
- UNDP to continue supporting Nigeria in changing the agricultural landscape Nov 12, 2015
- Nigeria needs to apply valuable knowledge acquired during the MDGs era-Opia Kumah Nov 11, 2015
Helen Clark Statement on the Adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals
Sep 25, 2015
I welcome this momentous decision by Member States to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals which will guide development for the next fifteen years, offering a chance to meet the global citizenry's aspirations for a more peaceful and prosperous, and sustainable future.
UNDP launches storytelling contest to amplify climate coverage on the run up to Paris summit
Aug 27, 2015
Geneva, 27 August 2015 – UNDP has launched today a global storytelling contest, Voices2Paris, to contribute to raising public awareness on the negative impacts of climate change as well as on the opportunities and solutions seen in actions by individuals and governments alike across vulnerable developing countries worldwide.
- Secretary-General's remarks at 4th anniversary commemoration of UN House terror attack Aug 26, 2015