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30 Sep 2018 description

UN and Malawi Government sign the new UNDAF 2019-2023

On 19 September 2018, the United Nations and the Government of Malawi signed the new United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) which will run from 2019 to 2023. The new UNDAF will succeed the UNDAF which ran from 2012 to 2016 with an extension until 2018.

UN Resident Coordinator Maria Jose Torres described the UNDAF as a strategic, medium term results framework that provides a collective vision and response of the UN System to national development priorities and results.

20 Jun 2018 description

A fast-changing climate, conflict, inequality, persistent pockets of poverty and hunger and rapid urbanization are challenging countries’ efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a UN report launched in New York today.

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018 found that conflict and climate change were major contributing factors leading to growing numbers of people facing hunger and forced displacement, as well as curtailing progress towards universal access to basic water and sanitation services.

23 Feb 2018 description
report UN Women

It is a time of transformation in Asia and the Pacific. In 32 countries of the region, UN Women is joining women and men, governments, civil society groups, businesses and others in a common aim: gender equality.

The region’s vibrant economies and societies have produced historic advances in human well-being. Women have been central to these advances, as leaders of communities and countries, as workers and innovators, as advocates for peace and security.

22 Sep 2017 description
report European Commission

The EU and its Member States are strongly committed to supporting Myanmar’s transition process right across the spectrum, from peace to political reform, health to human rights and gender equality, education to the environment, technical assistance to trade, and public finance management to private sector support.

The 2017 Blue Book on EU Development Cooperation in Myanmar gives a comprehensive overview of the European Union's joint engagement for peace, democracy and development in Myanmar.

17 Jul 2017 description

Prólogo

Al adoptar la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible, los líderes del mundo resolvieron liberar a la humanidad de la pobreza, asegurar un planeta sano para las generaciones futuras y construir sociedades pacíficas e inclusivas como cimiento para garantizar vidas dignas para todos.

17 Jul 2017 description

Avant-propos

En adoptant le Programme 2030 pour le développement durable, les dirigeants du monde ont décidé d'affranchir l’humanité de la pauvreté, d'assurer la bonne santé de la planète pour les générations futures, et de construire des sociétés pacifiques, ouvertes à tous pour permettre à chacun de vivre dans la dignité.

17 Jul 2017 description

UN report urges accelerated efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

17 July 2017 – If the world is to eradicate poverty, address climate change and build peaceful, inclusive societies for all by 2030, greater efforts are needed to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a United Nations report presented today by Secretary-General António Guterres.

06 Nov 2016 description

Executive Summary

A natural disaster is 30 times more likely to occur in the Pacific Islands than in the U.S. The pressing issues include the region’s vulnerability to disasters and the impacts of climate change. Even small disasters can overwhelm small-island economies like the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). Many communities in FSM are being displaced due to rising sea levels. The Pacific is also dealing poverty issues, urbanization and population growth.

25 Oct 2016 description

Summary

Over the last few decades, countries in Asia-Pacific have made tremendous economic progress and witnessed social transformation. The proportion of the population living in extreme poverty decreased from 50 percent in 1990 to 15 percent in 2012. Despite this, the region is home to about two-thirds of the world’s poorest people. Inequality and disparities in access to services continue to rise. Gender based discrimination remains high and women’ political participation in the region is less than the global average.

19 Jul 2016 description

Overview

This inaugural report on the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a first accounting of where the world stands at the start of our collective journey to 2030. The report analyses selected indicators from the global indicator frame- work for which data are available as examples to highlight some critical gaps and challenges. The list of SDG indicators agreed upon by the UN Statistical Commission in March 2016 will be subject to refinements and improvements as methods and data availability improve.

19 Jul 2016 description

Executive Summary

Timor-Leste is located in the southern-most part of Southeast Asia on the eastern half of the island of the Timor Sea between Indonesia and Australia. Timor-Leste has a population of approximately 1.1 million people. In May 2002, Timor-Leste gained independence from Indonesia. Prior to independence, United Nations (UN) peace-keeping forces were installed in Timor-Leste in late 1999 (following the referendum for independence) to stop the ensuing violence, and establish a national government.

12 Jul 2016 description
report UN Women

ACCORDER AUX FEMMES UNE PLACE CENTRALE DANS LA TRANSFORMATION MONDIALE

12 Jul 2016 description
report UN Women

LAS MUJERES EN EL CENTRO DE LA TRANSFORMACIÓN MUNDIAL

12 Jul 2016 description
report UN Women

PUTTING WOMEN AT THE CENTRE OF GLOBAL TRANSFORMATION

23 Mar 2016 description
report Christian Aid

Christian Aid launches new framework for building resilience in poor communities

International development agency Christian Aid has launched a new framework outlining one of its ‘priority approaches’ to tackling poverty – building the resilience of women, men and children in poor and marginalised communities.

Published this week, the organisation’s new Resilience Framework has been developed as a practical tool designed to bridge the gap between humanitarian and development work.

26 Sep 2015 description
report UN General Assembly

AG/11688

Soixante-dixième session,
4e, 5e & 6e séances plénières – matin, après-midi & soir
ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE
COUVERTURE DES RÉUNIONS

«C’est Une promesse faite par les dirigeants à tous les habitants de la planète », déclare M. Ban Ki-moon devant les États Membres réunis en sommet

26 Sep 2015 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/11688

Seventieth Session,
4th, 5th & 6th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

World leaders today embraced a sweeping 15-year global plan of action to end poverty, reduce inequalities and protect the environment, known as the Sustainable Development Goals, at the opening of a United Nations special summit.

03 Jun 2015 description

2015 - Le PNUD : oeuvrer pour les peuples et la planète

Dans toutes les régions du monde, des voix s’élèvent pour demander un leadership et des mesures en 2015 pour lutter contre la pauvreté, l’inégalité et le changement climatique.

05 Aug 2014 description

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today at the first-ever U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit in Washington, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the following:

Food Security, Climate Smart Agriculture and Resilience