Remarks by UNDP Administrator at High-level Meeting on Sustainable Energy for All
Sep 24, 2012
I am pleased to address this high-level event on Sustainable Energy for All -an initiative in which I have been pleased to participate in over the past year.
Message of the UN Secretary General on the 2012 International Day of Democracy
Sep 15, 2012
Today we look back on yet another year of remarkable events in the story of democracy -- a story that continues to be written by people who yearn for dignity and human rights, for an end to corruption, for a say in their future, for jobs, justice and a fair share of political power.
Message of the UNDP Administrator on the UN Day of South-South Cooperation
Sep 12, 2012
The United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation offers an opportunity to celebrate the many achievements of the South and to encourage continued support and engagement by the entire development community with South-South cooperation.
Statement by UN Secretary General on 2012 International Youth Day
Aug 12, 2012
Today’s generation of youth -- the largest the world has ever known, and the vast majority of whom live in developing countries -- has unprecedented potential to advance the well-being of the entire human family. Yet too many young people, including those who are highly educated, suffer from low-wage, dead-end work and record levels of unemployment.
Statement by UN Secretary General on 2012 World Environment Day 2012
Jun 5, 2012
As the world gears up for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), World Environment Day is an opportunity to highlight the need for a paradigm shift towards a more sustainable world. This year’s theme, “Green Economy: Does it include you?”, underscores the need for everyone to play their part in keeping humankind's ecological footprint within planetary boundaries.
UN Staff Donate Blood, Save Lives
Jun 1, 2012
“Our over 1,000 national and international UN staff based in Cairo are honoured to be serving the people of Egypt.
St. Katherine’s Medicinal Plants Project Receives Equator Prize
May 1, 2012
The Medicinal Plants Association in St. Katherine, established by the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plants project, recently won the prestigious Equator Prize for its efforts to preserve the wild medicinal plants and rare and endangered species in the St. Katherine Protectorate, located in South Sinai.
Statement by UN Secretary General on 2012 International Mother Earth Day
Apr 22, 2012
The annual observance of International Mother Earth Day honours our one and only planet and the place of human beings in it. It is also meant as a call to action against human disregard for nature’s life-supporting resources and ecosystems.
Closing Remarks of the UNDP Resident Representative at the Sub-Regional Forum on “Principles for Independent and Sustainable Electoral Management”
Apr 11, 2012
It is a real pleasure for me to close this Sub-Regional Forum on Principles for Independent and Sustainable Electoral Management, jointly organized by UNDP and IFES. It is great to see the excellent cooperation between UNDP and IFES for the organization of this meeting.
Officials from Tunisia, Egypt and Libya Discuss International Standards for Election Management
Apr 9, 2012
Key electoral stakeholders and experts from Tunisia, Egypt and Libya have started deliberations in a three-day, regional forum on the principles for independent and sustainable electoral management.