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UNDP in partnership with GEF Launched Adapting to Climate Change Induced Coastal Risk Management Project : UNDP Country Director Speech

The coastal zone in Sierra Leone is highly vulnerable to the increased frequency of coastal erosion, flooding and storm surges.  


RC Statement- National Human Development Report Validation

With the support to Government from UNDP, three National Human Development Reports have been prepared and launched in Sierra Leone.  


The Secretary-General’s Appeal for Peace

No one wins these wars; everyone loses. Trillions of dollars are spent destroying societies and economies, fueling cycles of mistrust and fear that can last for generations. Whole regions are…  


UN Secretary-General's remarks at final farewell to staff

Thank you for your hard work, thank you for your commitment, thank you for your leadership for humanity. You have been working day in and day out. And I thank you. That really has motivated me.…  


The Secretary-General's message on International Volunteers Day

I extend my deepest gratitude to the more than 6,700 United Nations Volunteers, 12,000 United Nations Online Volunteers and the one billion community volunteers worldwide. You are all instrumental to…  


Statement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on World Aids Day 2016

AIDS continues to be one of the leading causes of death worldwide. UNAIDS warns that in spite of the progress made over the past 15 years, our job is far from done. While nearly fifty per cent of…  


Administrator’s statement on International Women’s Day 2016

By closing gender gaps in labor markets, education, health, and other areas, we can reduce poverty and hunger, improve the nutrition and education of children, and drive inclusive growth. It’s not a…  


United Nations Secretary-General’s message on International Anti-Corruption Day

The United Nations Convention against Corruption provides a comprehensive platform for governments, non-governmental organizations, civil society, and individual citizens. Through prevention,…  


Statement on World AIDS Day by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark

There is reason to feel encouraged on this World AIDS Day. The world has made enormous progress - new HIV infections have fallen by 35% since 2000 and AIDS-related deaths have dropped by 42% since…  

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