UNDP calls for renewed efforts to end gender-based violence
Nov 25, 2013
Every year, at least two million women and girls are trafficked into prostitution, forced slavery, and servitude. Up to 60 percent of women experience some form of physical or sexual abuse during their lifetime. On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is calling for renewed efforts to end violence against women.
Busa, BBC to foster inclusive markets
Nov 20, 2013
THE UN Development Programme (UNDP) signed a memorandum of understanding with Business Unity SA (Busa) and the Black Business Council (BBC), yesterday, establishing a forum to collaborate on developing more inclusive markets in South Africa. The nation of inclusive markets refers to the extension of economic opportunities and choices to all segments of the population while effectively expanding the country’s economic activity. To give focus to inclusive market development in the region, the programme will examine strengthening local supply chains and entrepreneurial development.
Bid to life up SMMEs
Nov 20, 2013
The United Nations Development Programme has partnered with the country’s business organisation to help small medium and micro enterprises. The UNDP yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with Business Unity SA (Busa) and the Black Business Council (BBC) to establish the UNDP-Busa-BBC Private Sector Development Forum on Inclusive Market Development.
Leaders vow to make Africa a region of competitiveness and increased well-being
Oct 10, 2013
The eighth annual African Economic Conference concluded today, calling on development and business leaders to turn Africa into a hub of business and development excellence. The conference, jointly organized each year by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), brought together 500 decision-makers and development practitioners.
Gauteng - UNDP programme to create jobs
Sep 17, 2013
The Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP), an entity that falls under the province’s Economic Development Department, has signed a partnership that is expected to boost small businesses and create jobs.
RR Speech Adaptation Press Breakfast
Nov 8, 2012
Opening Remarks by Dr Agostinho Zacarias, United Nations Resident Coordinator/Resident Representative
Ndumo Community Project receives a huge cash injection
The Advancement and Partnerships Office has recently secured R500 500 from the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
OR Tambo Debate Series - the new dynamic to support the National Development Plan
Since the adoption of the National Development Plan (NDP), the government has shifted its focus towards achieving the goals set out in the plan. In an attempt to contribute and assist government to effectively implement priorities outlined in the plan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in South Africa in partnership with the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME); the Tambo Foundation (TF), and the Wits School of Governance (WSG) agreed to collaborate on an ambitious programme to support this new focus.
UNDP South Africa participates in the Africa Regional Health, Gender and Capital Projects Initiative.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in South Africa is among 19 countries in Africa that are participating in the Health, Gender and Capital Projects initiative started by Regional Service Centre and the African Development Bank (AfDB).