United Nations Development Programme


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United Nations Development Programme

Also called the UNDP. An organization within the United Nations that provides grants, training and other forms of assistance in developing countries. The UNDP promotes democratization, anti-poverty initiatives, and environmental protection, among other things. Its head is the third highest ranking official at the UN.
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For his part, United Nations Development Programme Legal Adviser, Dr.
The UCC also manages the United Nations Standards Products and Services Code(R) (UNSPSC)(R) for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Budget Sources - MDTFO/JP_Iraq_UNDAF_Trust_Fund, Institute on Governance - CAN, Adam Smith International, UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME, ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT UNDG IRAQ TF
At a black tie awards gala on November 10, Silicon Valley leaders and representatives from program partners the United Nations Development Programme, The World Bank Institute, and Santa Clara University, will honor all 25 for their pioneering work in developing technology for the benefit of humanity.
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The UNSPSC is a widely adopted global standard for classification of products and services developed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN, UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME, MPTFO-UN Action agst Sexual Violence in Conflict(UNAOO)
Moderated by the eloquent Shashi Tharoor, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information at the United Nations, the panel discussion will feature George Rupp, President and CEO of The International Rescue Committee; Ken Bacon, President of Refugees International; and Ameera Haq, Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Director of the Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery at the United Nations Development Programme.
A new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) recommends developed and developing countries alike to take certain broad steps to cut global poverty levels in half by 2015, a key objective stemming from a historic agreement on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reached by the international community in September 2000.
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