Message from UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on the International Day for the Eradication of PovertyOct 17, 2015A few weeks ago, world leaders adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), setting a bold new development agenda for the next 15 years.
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Statement on the Adoption of the Sustainable Development GoalsSep 26, 2015I 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.
Opening Speech by Haoliang Xu, Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for UNDP Asia-Pacific Bureau for High Level Forum on Governance for Sustainable Human Development for Marshall IslandsMay 12, 2015We congratulate Marshall Islands for successfully completing its National Strategic Plan for 2015-2017 which will guide the national development aspirations of the country.
Akiko Suzaki: Remarks at International Women's Day and launch of Joint ProgrammeMar 11, 2015It is my great pleasure to warmly welcome all of you on behalf of UN Local Team in Solomon Islands to the official launch of the “Keeping the Promise in Solomon Islands: From Policy to Action”, which is a joint initiative to be implemented by UN Women and UNFPA and Solomon Islands Government in partnership with UNDP, WHO, UNICEF and ILO and other stakeholders. This joint initiative is activated by financial support extended by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women in New York.
Akiko Fujii: Remarks at launch of Continuing Market Business Education programmeMar 11, 2015Honored to be here with you today to mark the launch of this important training, the first session of the Continuing Market Business Education as part of the Markets 4 Change project.
Helen Clark Statement on International Women’s DayMar 8, 2015This week, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which remains the world’s best blueprint for achieving gender equality and empowering women.
Helen Clark: Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against WomenNov 25, 2014Violence against women and girls appears all too often in headlines across the world. But along with the cases that make the news are many thousands of other incidents occurring every day, on every continent, and in every country.
Osnat Lubrani: Address at the Ad Hoc Cabinet Meeting, Government of TongaJan 21, 2014Nuku'alofa, Tonga.
Knut Ostby: Address at the Launch of the Post Disaster Needs AssessmentJun 17, 2013Nadi, Fiji.