Malaysia Ranks 61 amongst 187 Countries In UNDP’s 2011 Global Human Development Report
Nov 25, 2011
Norway, Australia and the Netherlands lead the world in the 2011 Human Development Index (HDI), while the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Niger and Burundi are at the bottom of the Human Development Report’s annual rankings of national achievement in health, education and income. The global report was launched in Malaysia today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
UNDP Urges Easier Access to Capital and Increased Institutional Support to Boost the Crucial SME Sector
Nov 24, 2011
Across the region, SMEs continue to be the leading economic drivers, often providing more than half the labour force employment in individual countries and accounting for the majority of their exports. Despite these facts, SMEs continue to struggle for resources and support.
2011 Human Development Report: Environmental trends threaten global progress for the poor
Nov 2, 2011
Development progress in the world’s poorest countries could be halted or even reversed by mid-century unless bold steps are taken now to slow climate change, prevent further environmental damage, and reduce deep inequalities within and among nations, according to projections in the 2011 Human Development Report, launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) here today.
Global UN Peacekeepers Arrive For First Ever Gender And Peacekeeping Seminar Held In Malaysia
Oct 31, 2011
Over 150 international and national participants are in Kuala Lumpur to attend the seminar on “Promoting Peace through Mainstreaming Gender in Peacekeeping Operations”, jointly organised by the Ministry of Defence, Malaysia (MINDEF) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on October 31 and November 1, 2011.
Bureaucracy Main Obstacle To Investigation Abroad - MACC
Oct 7, 2011
Bureaucracy has been identified as the main obstacle to efforts by Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in conducting investigation abroad.
Maternal mortality rate in remote parts of Sarawak requires attention, says report
Sep 15, 2011
More attention needs to be given to mothers in remote parts of Sarawak to improve the country’s maternal mortality rate, says the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) 2010 report.
UN Award 2011
Sep 13, 2011
The United Nations office in Malaysia is inviting the Malaysian public to nominate their choice candidates for the United Nations Person / Organization of the Year Award 2011 for the first time since its inception in 1998.
MINDEF receives vehicle from UNDP Malaysia to train UN peacekeepers
Aug 2, 2011
The Ministry of Defence, Malaysia (MINDEF), on behalf of the Malaysian Peacekeeping Training Centre (MPTC) received a left hand four wheel drive vehicle to train future United Nations peacekeepers under the ‘Capacity Building Support for Malaysia’s Role in Multidimensional Peacekeeping Training’ project.
History made as 600 students and their JCI Malaysia mentors spray paint 1,676m graffiti scroll
Aug 1, 2011
Lin Mui Kiang, who is the coodinator specialist of United Nations Unit in Malaysia, said the making of the graffiti scroll was in line with Malaysia’s aim of achieving its eight Millennium Development Goals of 2010.
Issues of Inequality and human development obstacles the focus during ASEAN Regional Policy Dialogue
Jul 28, 2011
The Policy Dialogue on Inequality and the Obstacles to Human Development in the Southeast Asia Region was held at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies auditorium and officiated by Mr. Kamal Malhotra, Resident Representative, United Nations Development Programme for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei Darussalam together with Ambassador K Kesavapany, Director, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies and Ms Rosalia Sciortino, Regional Director, International Research Development Centre, Singapore.