MIA to Inspect Peace building Fund Projects
Jun 10, 2015
The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) is conducting inspection of Peace building Fund Supported Projects in two counties in the southeast and Bong County in the central region. The two southeastern counties are Grand Gedeh and Maryland Counties.
EU/UNDP Present Vehicles to GOL
Mar 27, 2015
The European Union (EU) through the UNDP will on Monday present 8 vehicles, purchased under the Liberia Decentralization Support Program (LDSP) to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, in support of the Government's ongoing de-concentration effort.
Economic growth alone not enough to face Africa’s emerging challenges, UN Development Chief
Mar 18, 2015
Africa has recorded impressive economic growth over the last decade, its ability to address emerging challenges will be strengthened by investing in citizens’ health, education and participation in society, said the UN’s development chief today in Abidjan, the capital of Cote d’Ivoire.
UNDP announces ‘5-10-50’ – new global programme in support of disaster resilience
Mar 17, 2015
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has announced work a new 10-year global programme in support of country efforts to reduce the risk of disasters.
Payment of Ebola workers essential for successful response and recovery
Dec 1, 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is working with the authorities in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to coordinate payments for thousands of Ebola health workers.
Ebola crisis draining development budgets in West Africa, study finds
Nov 3, 2014
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is impairing the ability of governments to raise revenues, increasing their exposure to domestic and foreign debts and may make them more dependent on aid, according to the latest study on the socio-economic impact of the crisis carried out by the UN development agency.
Boosting crisis response and financing key for Africa’s continued progress
Nov 1, 2014
While an increasing number of Africans are enjoying higher living standards, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa should redouble efforts to ensure crises such as the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa do not reverse development achievements, according to a report released here today during the African Economic Conference.
UNDP calls for greater community involvement to combat Ebola in West Africa
Oct 13, 2014
Local associations hold the key to beating Ebola in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, said UN development officials as they completed their visit to Freetown.
UN Development Officials call for urgent action on Ebola as they prepare to visit Ebola affected Countries
Oct 7, 2014
The Ebola health crisis that has claimed thousands of lives must not be allowed to become a crippling socio-economic crisis as well, said a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) official, beginning a 10-day visit to the most affected countries: Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. The delegation’s visit to Liberia runs from the 11th -14th October 2014.
UNDP Administrator Appoints Principal Coordinator of UNDP’s Response to the Ebola Outbreak
Sep 24, 2014
UNDP Administrator Helen Clarke has appointed with immediate effect, Mr. Sunil Saigal (Denmark) as Principal Coordinator of UNDP’s Response to the Ebola Outbreak.