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SOMALIA / VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

One hundred Somali women —   dressed in Orange as part of the worldwide Unite to End Violence Against Women —  met in Mogadishu   to organize the local struggle to protect women. UNSOM

8 Dec 2014 | Read More »

LIBERIA / EBOLA ECONOMY IMPACT

Liberia -one of the three most affected countries by Ebola- could experience negative GDP growth for the first time since the war ended 11 years ago unless urgent action is taken to stimulate the economy. This West African country was one of the fastest growing economies in the world last year, but recent projections show [...]

5 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA DISABILITIES

Through its Ebola Response programming, UNDP ensures that vulnerable groups such as people living with disabilities in Sierra Leone receive tailor-made information and tools to help prevent the spread of the Ebola virus disease. UNDP

10 Nov 2014 | Read More »

LIBERIA / EBOLA UPDATE

To date, The World Health Organization has reported a total of 9936 confirmed, probable, and suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and 4877 deaths in West Africa. Senegal and Nigeria have been declared Ebola free , while the disease transmission remains persistent in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. UNDP

23 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA STIGMA

The stigma of Ebola in Sierra Leone is on the rise, affecting people who have survived the disease as well as those who have not contracted it, but may be suffering from a different ailment.  Several groups are drawing on lessons learned from the discrimination faced by HIV-AIDS sufferers in the past, and see survivors [...]

22 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / UNDP DISPLACED

United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in South Sudan today launched its pilot projects at UN-House Protection of Civilians (PoC 1) within the Integrated Crisis Prevention and Recovery Program "Strengthening national capacities for Early Recovery, Peace Building and Reconciliation". The Program aims at creating enabling conditions for the return and re-integration of internally displaced persons. UNMISS

20 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is re-orienting its country programme in Guinea to help tackle the socioeconomic crisis caused by the Ebola epidemic.  UNDP

9 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / GING MYANMAR

Upon his return from Myanmar, OCHA Director of Operations John Ging called for an "equitable and just solution" to the citizenship crisis in Rakhine State, where over 800,000 persons are estimated to be without citizenship. UNIFEED-UNTV

3 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UNDP / CLARK EBOLA

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark emphasized the urgency to combat the Ebola epidemic, saying, "there's never been anything like this, we all need to support that", calling it unprecedented.UNDP  

25 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UNDP / EQUATOR PRIZE

Al Gore, Edward Norton, Connie Britton and others call on individuals, businesses and governments alike, to find inspiration in the grassroots initiatives like those demonstrated by the UNDP Equator Prize 2014 winners. These local and indigenous communities, many of which are led by women, are on the frontlines of poverty and environmental challenges, delivering sustainable [...]

23 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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