Archives for posts with tag: UNDP
From Susan Sacirbey via Diplomat Artist Buzz
When the future of the planet is a lot more than a photo-op for inter-species existence & survival for man, pandas, and dogs. — Read MORE & Imagine
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Sport as Diplomacy & Tool for Peace
Diplomat Artist Buzz on “International Day of Sport for Development & Peace”
http://diplomatartist.com/sport-as-diplomacy-tool-for-peace/

Today $25 Million from Facebook’s Zuckerberg & his MD wife have been pledged to defeat ebola. But it is only with the support of the local population can Sierra Leone & the wider region of West Africa quash this economic & health crisis.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=49069#.VD18rOeBG2k10-13-2014UNDP_Guinea

Blog Report: MAKING INFORMAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS WORK, By Ambassador Mo
“Evidence in this Report illustrates the direct bearing such systems can have on women & children’s legal empowerment, covering issues from customary marriage & divorce to custody, inheritance, & property rights.” The Report titled, Informal Justice Systems: Charting a Course for Human Rights-Based Engagement, urges informal justice systems “may be more accessible than formal mechanisms & may have potential to provide quick, relatively inexpensive & culturally relevant remedies.”
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/making-informal-justice-systems-work/56564Image

Blog Report: AIDS – The Human Face, By Susan Sacirbey

Statistical & actuarial charts may reflect the truth but should not masque the suffering, apathy, ignorance, & intolerance behind the numbers. Today, a report “HIV & the Law: Risks, Rights, and Health,” was released  by a United Nations backed commission, supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on behalf of the Joint Development Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS.) –More–

http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/aids-the-human-face/54774Image

Watch Film Report: SUSTAINABLE ENERGY OPPORTUNITIES
The success of the Rio+20 Conference has been debated but the need, options & opportunities for sustainable energy continue to develop. –WATCH–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/sustainable-energy-opportunities/30911Image

ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Blog Report: ASIA-PACIFIC NEEDS TO COMPLEMENT CLIMATE & GROWTH PRIORITIES, By Ambassador Mo
The world’s common future will be hugely affected by the choices that are made in Asia & the Pacific on a low carbon growth path,” says Ajay Chhibber, UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator & Regional Director for Asia & the Pacific.  “The goal is clear: reduce poverty, increase prosperity but leave a smaller carbon footprint.” –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/asia-pacific-needs-to-complement-climate-growth-priorities/51931Image