Rebeca Grynspan talks about the humanitarian crisis in Somalia with The Star news paper in Malaysia
Jul 24, 2011
The combination of drought, war and high food prices have brought the spectre of death across the Horn of Africa.
UNDP and MACA to Strengthen Institutional Capacity of OIC Anti-Corruption Officers
Sep 23, 2010
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Malaysian Anti Corruption Academy (MACA) are collaborating on a joint initiative to strengthen the understanding of relevant international anti-corruption instruments and conventions among selected Anti-Corruption Agencies (ACAs) in the 57 member states of the Organization of Islamic States (OIC).
UNDP co-sponsors upcoming World Cities Summit 2010 in Singapore
Jun 28, 2010
UNDP Malaysia is a co-sponsor for The World Cities Summit, a premier event that brings together leaders and policy makers with leading experts in their fields to identify innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges facing cities today.
Honda & UNDP Renews 4th year of Partnership and Commitment in Making Dreams a Reality for Malaysian Youths
Jan 7, 2010
Honda Malaysia Sdn Bhd in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Malaysia today announced the renewal of their pledge for the fourth year towards providing underprivileged youths in Malaysia a chance to pursue their dreams through education. The Honda Dreams Fund scholarship is now open for applications again to select 20 scholars for Honda Dreams Fund for the year 2010 beginning 7th January 2010.
- Towards Accessible Public Transportation in Penang Dec 11, 2009
UNDP launches Regional Synthesis Report and a Malaysian case study on the global financial and economic crisis
Nov 30, 2009
The UNDP Regional Synthesis Report was officially launched at the Institute of South East Asian Studies (ISEAS) in Singapore by S. Pushpanathan, ASEAN Deputy Secretary-General for the ASEAN Economic Community
Launch of the 2009 Human Development Report (HDR) - Overcoming barriers: Human mobility and development
Oct 6, 2009
Countries that are destinations for migrants, including Malaysia, should expand legal channels for migrants and strengthen protection of their rights in order to maximize the potential gains from human mobility, according to the UNDP’s 2009 Human Development Report (HDR).
UN Malaysia public lecture shines spotlight on gender impacts of the global financial crisis
May 11, 2009
Women and children are expected to shoulder the brunt of the socioeconomic fallouts from the unfolding global financial crisis in Asia, amidst plummeting export demand, rising unemployment and depressed growth.
UN Malaysia committed to assisting Malaysia in addressing "triple crises"
Mar 26, 2009
The United Nations (UN) in Malaysia today hosted the country release of the 2009 Economic and Social Survey for Asia and the Pacific, titled, "Addressing Triple Threats to Development,” which spotlighted the convergence of three significant and inter-related threats - the global economic and financial crisis, Food-fuel price volatility and climate change - that is threatening development efforts in the region. The findings of the Survey were presented by Dr. Mahani Zainal Abidin, Director General, Institute of Strategic and International Studies, Malaysia and Dr. Muhammad Hussain Malik, Macroeconomic Policy and Development Division, UNESCAP.
UN & ISIS Malaysia Lecture Spotlights Asia's Policy Priorities in the Face of the Global Financial Crisis
Jan 15, 2009
The United Nations Country Team in Malaysia and the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) hosted a public lecture which highlighted the region's challenges, prospects and policy priorities in the face of the current global financial crisis and economic slowdown.