Posts Tagged ‘UNDP’

Helen Clark says NZ can provide model of religious tolerance

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark says New Zealand can provide a model of religious tolerance for the rest of the world. Miss Clark, who is head of the United Nations Development Programme, said this at the opening of the new Religious Diversity Centre in Wellington last week. She is to be patron of the centre. Read more

Solomons: Many in still in shelters 18 months after tsunami

Friday, September 26th, 2014

More than 18 months after a tsunami caused widespread destruction in the remote Solomon Islands’ Temotu province, more than a hundred families are believed to still be living in temporary shelters. After the disaster struck, almost every affected family was left having to build a shelter for themselves. A permanent housing strategy has been developed Read more

Not doing enough about poverty says UNDP – Fiji disagrees

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

The Fiji Government refutes Knut Ostby’s statement that Fiji is not doing enough to alleviate the rise of poverty. Knut, the UNDP Resident Coordinator has urged the Government to “review its response to the (poverty) problem, saying government has not done enough. “There have been attempts in Fiji for various social welfare schemes, programs, assistance to elderly destitute and Read more