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World Humanitarian Summit Regional Consultation for the Pacific, Auckland, New Zealand

World Humanitarian Summit pictureThe WHS regional Consultation for the Pacific was held in Auckland, New Zealand, from 30 June to 2 July 2015. It was hosted by the Government of New Zealand and co-chaired by the Governments of Australia and New Zealand along with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA). In the spirit of the summit’s multi-stakeholder approach, the meeting brought together more than 140 participants from Continue reading

New UN report reflects voices of more than 1 million people on development issues

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (centre right) and and Helen Clark (centre left), Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP), with young attendees of a press conference launching the UN Development Group (UNDG) report entitled, “One Million Voices: The World We Want”. The report collects perspectives on the '”orld we want” from over 1 million people around the globe. It is hoped that these voices will contribute to reaching consensus on what is needed to move towards a common sustainable future, as UN member states consult on the shape and content of a successor framework to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) beyond 2015. 10 September 2013 United Nations, New York Photo # 560509The voices of more than 1 million people all over the world were gathered to produce a United Nations report launched today that reflects their priorities concerning development issues, which will help Member States shape the post-2015 sustainability agenda. The report, A Million Voices: The World We Want is the result of Continue reading

Impact of UN Coordination: Stories from the Field

UNDG Synthesis Report 2012 CoverThis report is a powerful testament to the impact of a coherent United Nations development system delivering results at the country level. A series of case studies from around the world showcase the significant progress that has been made in coordination policy and practice—at headquarters, regional and country level. From empowering marginalized communities in Albania to “walking the talk” on aid and development effectiveness in Zambia, the report Continue reading