http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases2014-08-31T14:40:03.607ZPress ReleasesAdobe CQWACAP launches outdoor exhibition in Genevanoemail@noemail.orgadam.rogersThe World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty, an initiative of the United Nations Development Programme that groups more than 900 cities into a worldwide network that is committed to improving urban livelihoods, this week launched an outdoor exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland on the theme of making cities cleaner and safer, more resilient and sustainable, more affordable, accessible and livable for all.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/08/04/wacap-launches-outdoor-exhibition-in-geneva2014-08-05T06:32:08.506Z2014-08-05T06:32:08.506ZGlobal Launch of 2014 Human Development Reportnoemail@noemail.orgadam.rogersPersistent vulnerability threatens human development, and unless it is systematically tackled by policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This is the core premise of the 2014 Human Development Report, launched here today by Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and Director of the Human Development Report Office Khalid Malik.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/24/global-launch-of-2014-human-development-report2014-07-24T14:26:35.975Z2014-07-24T14:26:35.975ZUN Office for South-South Cooperation Assumes Leadership of the World Alliance of Cities Against Povertynoemail@noemail.orgadam.rogers The Executive Steering Committee of the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty today announced the Alliance’s secretariat and institutional home will move from the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC).http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/06/25/un-office-for-south-south-cooperation-assumes-leadership-of-the-world-alliance-of-cities-against-poverty2014-06-25T09:03:47.666Z2014-06-25T09:03:47.666ZFootball legend Didier Drogba urges taking action against malaria firstname.lastname@example.orgTwo days ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, football star and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador Didier Drogba launches an animated video that tells the story of his early life in a malaria-endemic country and calls attention to a disease that continues to take a child life every minute.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/06/11/football-legend-didier-drogba-urges-taking-action-against-malaria-2014-06-19T06:57:56.349Z2014-06-19T06:57:56.349ZThe media as a positive force for human rights and health email@example.comThe media can be a positive force for improving the human rights and health of men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people in South Asia, says a new joint report developed by Centre for Advocacy and Research (CFAR) and UN Development Programme (UNDP).http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/05/08/the-media-as-a-positive-force-for-human-rights-and-health-care2014-06-19T07:25:55.923Z2014-06-19T07:25:55.923ZUNDP’s Match Against Poverty raises US$190,000 for the Philippinesnoemail@noemail.orgmark.coganThe XI Match Against Poverty held last March in Bern, Switzerland raised US$190,000 for ongoing recovery efforts in the Philippines where more than 5,000 people lost their lives last November to Typhoon Haiyan.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/04/11/undp-s-match-against-poverty-raises-us-190-000-for-the-philippines2014-04-14T09:28:32.442Z2014-04-14T09:28:32.442ZThe world celebrates the first ever International Day of Sport for Development and Peacenoemail@noemail.orgmark.coganThe UN General Assembly has declared 6 April as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. Created at the initiative of the International Olympic Committee and officially announced at the United Nations headquarters last August, the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace promotes the role of sport as a tool at the service of society and a universal tool for peace.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/04/01/the-world-celebrates-the-first-ever-international-day-on-sports-for-development-and-peace-2014-04-02T14:38:54.688Z2014-04-02T14:38:54.688ZGeneva Lakeside to Host Exhibition on City Successes in Reducing Urban Povertynoemail@noemail.orgmark.coganPoverty is a multifaceted reality. It is not only defined by a lack of adequate income; it is a cruel mix of human deprivation in knowledge, health, dignity and rights, obstacles to participation and lack of voice.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/03/18/geneva-lakeside-to-host-exhibition-on-city-successes-in-reducing-urban-poverty2014-03-19T10:20:55.451Z2014-03-19T10:20:55.451Z21,000 Swiss Show Solidarity with the Philippines at 11th Annual Football Match Against Povertynoemail@noemail.orgmark.coganLast night the United Nations Development Programme again mobilized its team of top football players to compete against a European football club to raise both funds for and awareness of the extreme poverty challenges facing the world.
http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/03/04/21-000-swiss-show-solidarity-with-the-philippines-at-11th-annual-football-match-against-poverty2014-03-05T05:46:13.565Z2014-03-05T05:46:13.565ZRuud Gullit and Paolo Maldini joining the 11th Annual Match Against Povertynoemail@noemail.orgmark.coganRuud Gullit and Paolo Maldini are among the personalities who confirmed they will join Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane at the 11th Annual Match Against Poverty on March 4 at the STADE DE SUISSE National Stadium in Bern, Switzerland.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/28/ruud-gullit-and-paolo-maldini-joining-the-11th-annual-match-against-poverty2014-03-03T16:56:49.137Z2014-03-03T16:56:49.137ZMarta, Gattuso and Vieri among the nine new players joining the 11th Match Against Poverty firstname.lastname@example.orgMarta Vieira da Silva, Genaro Gattuso Christian Vieri, and Phillip Cocu are among the players that have recently confirmed they will join Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane at the 11th Annual Match Against Poverty. Proceeds from the Match will support recovery efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/01/28/marta-gattuso-and-vieri-among-the-nine-new-players-joining-the-11th-match-against-poverty-2014-02-18T09:53:40.361Z2014-02-18T09:53:40.361ZUNDP and Global Fund sign US $ 16.7 million for South Asia HIV Programmenoemail@noemail.orgmark.coganThe United Nations Development Programme’s Asia-Pacific Centre (APRC) has signed a US $16.7 million Grant Agreement with the Global Fund to Fights AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for a multi-country South Asia HIV Programme.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/01/13/undp-and-global-fund-sign-us-16-7-million-for-south-asia-hiv-programme2014-02-22T14:37:06.243Z2014-02-22T14:37:06.243ZVideo: Coordinating Recovery in the Philippinesnoemail@noemail.orgmark.coganUNDP launched today a new video explaining how recovery is coordinated in the devastated areas across the Visayas.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/01/06/video-coordinating-recovery-in-the-philippines2014-02-23T14:42:13.229Z2014-02-23T14:42:13.229ZSwitzerland to host UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane in 11th annual Match Against Povertynoemail@noemail.orgmark.coganFootball legends and UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane announced today that the 11th Match Against Poverty will take place on 4 March 2014 at the STADE DE SUISSE National Stadium in Bern, Switzerland. Proceeds raised will help recovery efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most devastating storms in history.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/12/19/switzerland-to-host-undp-goodwill-ambassadors-ronaldo-and-zin-dine-zidane-in-11th-annual-match-against-poverty2014-02-23T03:17:56.514Z2014-02-23T03:17:56.514ZSwitzerland increases its commitment to development and gender email@example.comThe Federal Council is strengthening Switzerland's commitment to development and gender equality via the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), in order to make an even more decisive contribution to reducing poverty, eliminating discrimination and improving the situation of disadvantaged women and girls.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/29/switzerland-increases-its-commitment-to-development-and-gender-equality2014-02-22T14:39:25.499Z2014-02-22T14:39:25.499ZUNDP’s Match Against Poverty raises US$360,000 for marginalized youth in Brazil and Cape Verdenoemail@noemail.orgmark.coganDecember’s Match Against Poverty held in Porto Alegre, Brazil raised US$360,000 for two youth-oriented projects - one in Brazil and one in Cape Verde, Africa.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/02/08/undp-s-match-against-poverty-raises-us-360-000-for-marginalized-youth-in-brazil-and-cape-verde2014-02-22T14:43:32.139Z2014-02-22T14:43:32.139ZCities from across the globe prepare for urban development summit in Dublinnoemail@noemail.orgmark.coganWith one month to go before the 8th Forum of the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty in Dublin, Ireland, a growing number of participants are preparing to share hundreds of best practices in sustainable urban management with other cities.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/01/24/cities-from-across-the-globe-prepare-for-urban-development-summit-in-dublin2014-02-22T14:44:43.163Z2014-02-22T14:44:43.163ZTop footballers play in UNDP’s 10th Annual Match Against Povertynoemail@noemail.orgmark.coganMore than 50,000 football fans descended upon the new Gremio stadium in Porto Alegre, Brazil yesterday to watch Ronaldo's team beat Zinedine Zidane's team 3-2 in the 10th Annual Match Against Poverty, which was sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/12/20/top-footballers-play-in-undp-s-10th-annual-match-against-poverty2014-02-22T14:45:12.384Z2014-02-22T14:45:12.384ZMore top footballers to join UNDP's 10th annual Match Against Povertynoemail@noemail.orgmark.coganThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today announced the addition of more world-renowned footballers – including Samuel Eto’o of Cameroon, Djalma Feitosa Dia of Brazil, Fernando Hierro of Spain and Fernando Couto of Portugal – to the already star-studded team which will play in UNDP’s 10th Annual Match Against Poverty.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/11/28/more-top-footballers-to-join-undp-s-10th-annual-match-against-poverty2013-12-31T03:57:11.988Z2013-12-31T03:57:11.988ZLebanon hosts international UNDP workshop on ICT best practices in Urban Managementnoemail@noemail.orgmark.coganCity authorities from across the Middle East and North Africa convened in Beirut recently to hear how UNDP is helping to improve local development through bits and bytes. The local authorities shared experiences and heard success stories in everything from advanced Geographic Information Systems to software solutions that manage public documents.http://europe.undp.org/content/geneva/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/06/04/lebanon-hosts-international-undp-workshop-on-ict-best-practices-in-urban-management2014-02-23T10:04:24.342Z2014-02-23T10:04:24.342Z