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UNDP's Cash for Work in Haiti

To support the local economy UNDP has purchased more than $1.2 million worth of tools and equipment through local merchants including 4,500 wheelbarrows, 10,000 shovels and 100,000 masks in launching its Cash for Work program to pay up to 200,000 Haitians to…Read More

Crisis in Haiti: Updates on UNDP's efforts and how you can help

The victims of the crisis in Haiti are in all of our thoughts. You can read the latest on UNDP's efforts and see photos from Haiti on UNDP's website: If you are able to donate funds, please consider donating to one of the UN agencies that is…Read More

The UN turns 64 this Saturday!

The United Nations has its 64th Anniversary on Saturday, October 24th. Please celebrate by taking a few moments to: Read President Obama's Proclamation for UN Day at: Watch Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon's message on UN Day:…Read More

Stand Against Poverty, Oct 16-18

We hope that you will take time out of your weekend to Stand Against Poverty with millions of people around the world to show your commitment to the fight against extreme poverty and inequality. We only have six years left to the 2015 deadline to realize the…Read More

2009 Human Development Report (Free Download!)

This morning the UN Development Program launched its 2009 Human Development Report. This year's report focuses on human migration and is called "Overcoming Barriers: Human Mobility and Development". The report challenges misconceptions about migrants and…Read More

Earth-Friendly Development

On Tuesday, while world leaders were discussing climate change, UNDP launched a new publication on how to do earth-friendly poverty reduction. Check it out at

Happy International Democracy Day!

UNDP-USA reminds you, today on International Democracy Day, that UNDP helps with an election somewhere in the world every 3 weeks. Learn more at Want to know more about International Democracy Day? Check out…Read More
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