UN Briefing Media on Sustainable Development Goals
Sep 30, 2015
In the run up to the Sustainable Development Summit which took place in New York between 24th and 27th of September 2015, the UN in South Africa held a media briefing at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton on Sept 22, to provide an overview on the status of implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and how a number of these have been transformed into new development targets, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs
GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) Grantees Scoop Awards at the 6th Women & Environment Dialogue
Aug 31, 2015
The 2014 UNDP Equator Prize Winners, Heiveld Cooperative from the Northern Cape and the Setsoto Women’s Empowerment Group based in the Free State Province, were honoured among other women by the Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms. Barbara Thomson during the 6th Women and Environment Dialogue which took place in Pretoria, Gauteng on the 17-18 August 2015 under the theme Role of Women in Accelerating a Transition towards a Green Economy.
UNPAN Workshop Theme: Enhancing Regional Integration for sustainable development through UNPAN Address by UNDP Country Director on behalf of the UNDP Resident Representative
Jul 22, 2015
It is a great pleasure for me to be here today on behalf of UNDP to join you in this workshop on Enhancing Regional Integration for Sustainable Development through the UN Public Administration Network (UNPAN) which UNDP was honored to financially and technically support.
United Nations Volunteers celebrates Mandela Day in Limpopo
Jul 18, 2015
The 18th July each year in South Africa commemorates the birthdate of the late President Nelson Rolithlahla Mandela.
- The OR Tambo Debate Series is a series of public debates between stakeholders Jun 24, 2015
- The South Africa Business Incubator Establishment Handbook Launched Jun 24, 2015
- Speech HIV judges forum Jun 23, 2015
Opening Remarks by Mr. Gana Fofang at a Workshop on Measuring Deprivation in order to Promote Human Development in South Africa
Jun 23, 2015
It is a great pleasure for me to be here today to join you all in this important workshop on “measuring deprivation in order to promote human development in South Africa.” I would like to welcome all conference participants, especially our international experts, policy-makers, researchers and academics.
Statement by the UNDP Country Director in South Africa, Mr. Walid Badawi on behalf of Mr. Gana Fofang, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative
Jun 9, 2015
On behalf of UNDP, let me thank you for giving me this opportunity to make a few remarks during this important meeting and for which I am pleased and honoured to be joined here by some familiar faces of both former and current UNDP colleagues, like Ms. Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, who I had the pleasure of working with in my previous life and Ms. Tilly Sellers.
Content partnership with Mashable for 2015: Time for Global Action
May 5, 2015
This is the first of many anticipated articles that we will provide content for in the months ahead. As many of you know, Mashable is one of our partners for the Social Good Summit. Mashable averages around 37 million hits per month. In the lead up to the Social Good Summit, they have agreed to post at least two articles related to each monthly theme of the2015: Time for Global Action: UNDP for People and Planet campaign.