Daily Archives: May 5, 2015

UNDP Administrator concludes official visit to China

05 May 2015 UNDP Administrator Helen Clark speaks with Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Yesui (Photo: UNDP China) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark today concluded an official visit to China that saw her meet with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and other government ministers to discuss areas of mutual interest, including UNDP’s

New UN guide aims to address mental health needs in humanitarian emergencies

5 May 2015 – Two United Nations agencies today issued a new guide to address the growing needs of millions of adults and children suffering from mental health problems in humanitarian emergencies around the world arising from natural disasters, disease outbreaks and armed conflicts. “We call upon all humanitarian partners in the health sector to

Press Releases: South Sudan: United States Provides Support for Justice and Accountability

Secretary Kerry announced yesterday that the United States plans to provide $5 million to promote justice and accountability in South Sudan, pending Congressional approval.  Many South Sudanese have long urged that those responsible for the crimes that have been committed in South Sudan during the current, tragic conflict must be held accountable in order to

Liberia poised to be declared Ebola-free

5 May 2015 Listen / Karin Landgren. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe Liberia is poised to be declared free of the deadly Ebola virus according to the UN’s senior representative in the country. More than 10,000 people have died from the disease over the last year in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Daniel Dickinson reports Speaking to