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  • 9. feb. 2015UNDP sees public-private partnerships for investments in infrastructure as vital for achieving sustainable developmentWith populations growing, some estimates suggest annual infrastructure spending in developing countries must increase between US$1.8-2.3 trillion each year by 2020, and more of these resources must come from the private sector through public-private partnerships, according to Magdy Martínez-Solimán, UNDP’s Director of Bureau for Policy and Programme Support.

  • Enhancing last-mile early warning in the Caribbean5. mar. 2015Enhancing last-mile early warning in the CaribbeanWorking with small island developing states in the Caribbean, UNDP and partners are undertaking measures to ensure that warning information on potential and impending disasters is fast, reliable and effective.

  • The geography of risk in Rwanda5. mar. 2015The geography of risk in RwandaRwanda is susceptible to a wide range of disaster threats, including floods, droughts, strong storms and volcanic eruptions. In the past two decades, some 2 million people have been affected by these and other climate-induced hazards.

  • New technology to eliminate dangerous toxic waste in Liberian hospitals16. mar. 2015New technology to eliminate dangerous toxic waste in Liberian hospitalsMonrovia - When the Ebola virus hit, Liberia's hospitals were overwhelmed and the healthcare system could not cope. Now the epidemic is in retreat, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting the Government's efforts to rebuild healthcare systems, tackle problems that Ebola exposed and fix issues that predate the epidemic.

  • 17. mar. 2015Making the new sustainable development agenda a reality will require new dynamics by all partners to deliver resultsExpected to be adopted in September, the post-2015 development agenda, will seek to reinforce commitment to achieve all MDGs as well as break new ground with goals on inequalities, economic growth, decent jobs, energy, climate change, sustainable consumption and production, peace and justice, among others. All of these goals are be proposed as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • UNDP to lead early recovery efforts in Vanuatu in wake of Cyclone Pam24. mar. 2015UNDP to lead early recovery efforts in Vanuatu in wake of Cyclone PamThe Vanuatu Government, along with the UN and other development partners, launched a Flash Appeal today for financial aid to help people and communities devastated by Cyclone Pam.

  • UNDP to make case for resilience at Third International Pledging Conference for Syria Crisis, in Kuwait30. mar. 2015UNDP to make case for resilience at Third International Pledging Conference for Syria Crisis, in KuwaitUNDP Administrator Helen Clark will participate in the Third International Pledging Conference for Syria on 31 March in Kuwait City, Kuwait.

  • Ebola survivors stand tall in Sierra Leone3. apr. 2015Ebola survivors stand tall in Sierra LeoneRosarr, Sierra Leone - In her small, rural village, 18 year-old Isatu Sesay has fought through tragedy to support herself and her two brothers.

  • 7. apr. 2015Developing Asia needs a deep, robust financial sector to sustain growthThe newly released Asian Development Outlook 2015 report– ”Financing Asia’s Future Growth” analyses the trends and challenges of financing for the Asia-Pacific region, which is extremely timely and relevant for the broader ongoing inter-governmental discussion, both on Financing for Development and on post-2015 Development Agenda.

  • Mobile Apps map Ukraine's recovery needs 3. feb. 2015Mobile Apps map Ukraine's recovery needsWhile fighting rages in Ukraine's East, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is helping people map damage to prepare for a swift recovery.