Tag Archives: Development

Do not compromise food security –President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stressed the need to curb illegal fishing methods and the over-exploitation of Ghana’s marine resources in order not to compromise the country’s food security.

He noted that due to …

South-South cooperation key to overcoming inequalities, says UN deputy chief

12 September 2017 &#150 Underscoring the importance of South-South cooperation, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed today urged sustained commitment to mutually beneficial approaches that will ensure shared prosperity and make sustainable development a reality. …

World Bank Donates US$50 million to Fight Hunger and Malnutrition in South Sudan

JUBA, September 12, 2017 – Three United Nations agencies leading the response to a dire hunger and nutrition crisis in South Sudan today welcomed a US$50 million donation from the World Bank to address food

General Assembly Adopts Texts Including on Human Organ Trafficking Prevention, Indigenous Peoples Enhanced Participation in United Nations

The General Assembly, adopting six consensus resolutions today on issues ranging from preventing the trafficking of human organs to enhancing the participation of indigenous peoples in the United Nations work, also took up its own …

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, Statement to the 2nd Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board

Sep 5, 2017

In Iraq, UNDP is pioneering a new approach to stabilization. Over 1,100 projects are currently underway, including 400 in Mosul. Photo: UNDP


As prepared for delivery.

Mr. President,
Members of the Executive …

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