Press Release

22 January 2021

22 January 2021

Through an ambitious programme targeted at scientists from least developed countries (LDCs), the UN Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries, TWAS and ICGEB pave the way to enhance the scientific competences of early-career researchers in countries with low socioeconomic development.

22 December 2020

22 December 2020

Satellite data will be easier to access and use in least developed countries, thanks to a new partnership between the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the UN Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

14 December 2020

14 December 2020

The United Nations Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) – UNOSAT convened a workshop in Mozambique to enhance the capacity of expert and policymakers on the interpretation and utilisation of geospatial technologies.

03 November 2020

3 November 2020

The UN Technology Bank and The Commonwealth have formed a new partnership to support least developed countries (LDC’s) through technology transfer, capacity building and knowledge sharing.

25 August 2020

25 August 2020

A donation of 100,000 facemasks has been handed to frontline workers in the Kingdom of Lesotho in an effort to urgently protect key workers, such as medics, police and boarder control staff from COVID-19. The protective supplies are intended for use whilst local production is being ramped up. 

09 March 2020

9 March 2020

Uganda stands to benefit from the range of evolving technological tools used to geographically map and analyse the earth and human activities, known as geospatial technologies. A special workshop for policy makers in Kampala today, raised awareness of the important role that these new technologies could play in support of development efforts in the country.

17 June 2016

Approving the appropriation of $7.86 billion for 15 peacekeeping operations for the 2016/2017 fiscal period, the General Assembly today adopted 25 resolutions and one decision contained in reports from its Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary).  (See Press Release GA/AB/4201.)

16 June 2016

Prime Minister Urges More ‘Robust and Active’ Posture by Peacekeeping Mission, Support for Regional Counter-terrorism Efforts

15 June 2016

The successful holding of general elections had returned the Central African Republic to a path of sustainable peace, development and long-term peacebuilding, but hard realities remained, the United Nations senior official in the country told the Security Council this morning.