United Nations Development Programme Annual Report 2011/2012
The report covers the global developments of 2011-2012 in the areas of Poverty Reduction and Achieving the MDGs, Democratic Governance, Preventing Conflict,Supporting Long-term Recovery, Environment and Sustainable Development.
- In Nepal, more than 50,000 people benefited from an off-grid network of micro-hydropower systems set up with support from UNDP and the World Bank; globally, with UNDP’s support, 41 countries adopted initiatives successfully increasing access to renewable and clean energy.
- The Government of South Africa incorporated four pro-poor UNDP policy recommendations into its 20-year national development plan.
- On 23 October 2011 — the date of Tunisia’s first free and democratic elections — 76 percent of the country’s 4.1 million registered voters cast their ballots, with critical support from UNDP and the European Union.
- About 1.6 million people benefited from UNDP jobs programmes, including those established following major disasters.