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17 Nov 2017 description

Le vice-Premier et ministre de la Coopération au développement Alexander De Croo a décidé de libérer une contribution supplémentaire de 7 millions d’euros en faveur du Fonds pour les pays les moins avancés. Il prend cette décision en marge de la COP23, la Conférence des Nations Unies sur le Climat qui se déroule actuellement à Bonn. Avec ces moyens supplémentaires, la Belgique veut aider les pays les plus vulnérables à améliorer leur résilience face au changement climatique.

16 Nov 2017 description

Joint media release

  • Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP

  • Minister for the Environment and Energy, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP

This week during Fiji's COP23 Presidency, Australia will provide additional support to key climate initiatives to help Pacific countries mitigate and adapt to climate change and meet their climate goals.

15 Nov 2017 description

OBJECTIVE

As Colombia implements a peace agreement between the FARC and the Government of Colombia, protecting the country’s diverse ecosystems is critical to the peace accord’s long-term success. The Magdalena River Basin is Colombia’s principal watershed, covering 24 percent of the national territory (including 19 departments and 724 municipalities), and home to 77 percent of Colombia’s population. The watershed produces 80 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, 75 percent of its hydraulic energy, and 70 percent of the nation’s agriculture.

14 Nov 2017 description

ANNOUNCEMENT / 14 NOV, 2017

‘InsuResilience’ Initiative for Vulnerable People Moves into New Higher Ambition Phase

Bonn/Berlin, Nov 14 - An international initiative aimed at providing insurance to 400 more million poor and vulnerable people by 2020 moved into a higher gear with the announcement of additional funding and many more partners.

01 Nov 2017 description
report La Tribuna

Honduras es uno de los países más vulnerables a los riesgos climáticos y los desastres naturales. La parte sur de Honduras, que también forma parte de las peores sequías en décadas, dejando aproximadamente a 1.3 millones de personas que necesitan asistencia humanitaria.

31 Oct 2017 description

This weekly update is produced by UNDP in collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in Sierra Leone, liaising with the Office of National Security and development partners.

Situation overview

Following the landslides and floods that hit Freetown and surrounding areas on 14 August 2017, the UN system in Sierra Leone continues to support national recovery.

25 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Cuba

La Habana, 25 oct (ACN) La ayuda de Cuba a Dominica tras el paso del huracán María se incrementó con la llegada a esa isla de un barco con 300 toneladas de mercancías, personal médico especializado y brigadas de linieros y forestales que intensifican sus labores.

El periódico Granma informa hoy que desde su arribo a suelo dominiqués el viernes último, los cooperantes cubanos brindan asistencia médica especializada, trabajan en la restauración de líneas y en el saneamiento de la flora del jardín botánico de Roseau, y otras reservas naturales.

19 Oct 2017 description

This weekly update is produced by UNDP in collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in Sierra Leone, liaising with the Office of National Security and development partners.

Situation overview

Following the landslides and floods that hit Freetown and surrounding areas on 14 August 2017, the UN system in Sierra Leone continues to support national recovery.

17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

Contributions from the EU and its member states to support developing countries in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions and coping with the impacts of climate change showed a significant increase in 2016.

The total was confirmed on 16 October 2017 at a meeting of the EU Economic Policy Committee, ahead of COP23 UN climate change conference in Bonn.

10 Oct 2017 description

This weekly update is produced by UNDP in collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in Sierra Leone, liaising with the Office of National Security and development partners.

Situation overview

Following the landslides and floods that hit Freetown and surrounding areas on 14 August 2017, the UN system in Sierra Leone continues to support national recovery.

04 Oct 2017 description
report UN News Service

El Secretario General de Naciones Unidas visitará el próximo sábado las islas caribeñas de Antigua, Barbuda y Dominica que resultaron severamente dañadas tras el reciente paso de los huracanes Irma y María.

Según indicó hoy en declaraciones a la prensa en la sede de la ONU en Nueva York, António Guterres examinará los daños causados por los meteoros y evaluará que acciones adicionales puede emprender Naciones Unidas para ayudar a las personas afectadas en las tareas de recuperación.

03 Oct 2017 description

This weekly update is produced by UNDP in collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in Sierra Leone, liaising with UN Agencies, the Office of National Security and development partners.

Situation overview

Following the landslides and floods that hit Freetown and surrounding areas on 14 August 2017, the UN system in Sierra Leone continues to support national recovery.

02 Oct 2017 description

September 2017, Cairo - The Green Climate Fund (GCF) in its 18th Board Meeting in Cairo last week approved a United Nations Development Programme-supported (UNDP) project entitled “Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast of Egypt.” The …

28 Sep 2017 description

On the sidelines of the Prime Minister's Conference on sustainable and climate-resilient development of the Mekong Delta on September 26, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue met with Lucia Bergfeld, First Secretary, Counselor of Development of German Embassy in Vietnam; Jasper Abramowski, Director of the German Agency for Development Cooperation (GIZ) in Vietnam

26 Sep 2017 description

This weekly update is produced by UNDP in collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in Sierra Leone, liaising with the Office of National Security and development partners.

Situation overview

19 Sep 2017 description

This weekly update is produced by UNDP in collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in Sierra Leone, liaising with the Office of National Security and development partners.

Situation overview  

Following emergency response to the landslide and floods in and around Freetown on 14 August 2017, the UN system in Sierra Leone is now supporting national recovery.  

19 Sep 2017 description

Vienna, Austria, September 19, 2017. The 160th Session of the Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has approved nearly US$250 million of new development funding to benefit developing countries across the globe.

13 Sep 2017 description

Colombo, 12 September 2017 – The inception workshop of the Climate Resilient Integrated Water Management Project, which was developed by the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment with the technical assistance of the UNDP Sri Lanka was held today in Colombo.

This is one of the first projects financed by the newly established Green Climate Fund, with a funding envelope of USD 38.08 Million, which will be utilized to serve climate vulnerable communities in three river basins of Sri Lanka’s Dry Zone, Mi Oya, Yan Oya, and Malwathu Oya.