Remarks by UNDP Country Director, Bakhodir Burkhanov, at the Fiji Parliamentarians Professional Development Retreat on the role of Parliament in Extractive Industries
Aug 24, 2016
At the outset, I would like to say that UNDP has been supporting countries around the world in translating the use of oil, gas and mineral resources into development benefits. These experiences have shown that progress in human development is maximised where effective policies, accountability frameworks and governance systems are in place.
Remarks by UNDP Country Director, Bakhodir Burkhanov, at the National Consultation Workshop on Development Minerals
Aug 10, 2016
The SDGs – also referred to as Agenda 2030 – encourage all of us to re-think our assumptions about development. The SDG framework is highly inter-connected as a testament to the fact that development is inherently complex and can no longer be seen in terms of isolated sectors such as health, agriculture or industries. Progress or lack thereof in one area influences others in substantial ways.
Remarks by the UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Haoliang Xu, at the official opening of the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji
Jul 1, 2016
I am delighted to be here to join you all in this momentous occasion and celebration of the opening of the newly established UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji.
Speech by the UNDP Regional Director for Asia and Pacific, Haoliang Xu, at the Pacific SDG 16 Conference on Political Stability
Jun 27, 2016
The strengthening of transparent parliament institutions needs to go beyond improving the effectiveness and efficiency of institutions, and into making them more open and responsive to stakeholders and the public in policy design, implementation, and monitoring.
Keynote Address from UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on 'Non-communicable Diseases – a Sustainable Development Priority for Pacific Island Countries'
Jun 20, 2016
I am delighted to join you at this Pacific NCDs Summit on “Translating Global and Regional Commitments into Local Action”.
Message from UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Oct 17, 2015
A few weeks ago, world leaders adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), setting a bold new development agenda for the next 15 years.
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Statement on the Adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals
Sep 26, 2015
I welcome this momentous decision by Member States to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals which will guide development for the next fifteen years, offering a chance to meet the global citizenry's aspirations for a more peaceful and prosperous, and sustainable future.
Opening Speech by Haoliang Xu, Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for UNDP Asia-Pacific Bureau for High Level Forum on Governance for Sustainable Human Development for Marshall Islands
May 12, 2015
We congratulate Marshall Islands for successfully completing its National Strategic Plan for 2015-2017 which will guide the national development aspirations of the country.
Akiko Fujii: Remarks at launch of Continuing Market Business Education programme
Mar 11, 2015
Honored to be here with you today to mark the launch of this important training, the first session of the Continuing Market Business Education as part of the Markets 4 Change project.
Akiko Suzaki: Remarks at the Joint Programme on EVAW
Mar 11, 2015
It is my great pleasure to warmly welcome all of you on behalf of UN Local Team in Solomon Islands to the official launch of the “Keeping the Promise in Solomon Islands: From Policy to Action”, which is a joint initiative to be implemented by UN Women and UNFPA and Solomon Islands Government in partnership with UNDP, WHO, UNICEF and ILO and other stakeholders. This joint initiative is activated by financial support extended by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women in New York.