http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter2014-09-02T23:35:10.176ZNews CenterAdobe CQModel Police Stations help improve community email@example.comAs part of ongoing support to security and justice institutions across Somalia, UNDP is helping local communities roll out an innovative programme to establish ‘Model Police Stations’ in rural and coastal areas of Puntland. Model Police Stations focus on strengthening effective community participation and ongoing security sector reforms in the country. They will help provide oversight and guidance to enhance security sector governance at the local levelhttp://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/26/model-police-stations-help-improve-community-policing2014-08-28T08:35:18.680Z2014-08-28T08:35:18.680ZUNDP refutes claims of spending without firstname.lastname@example.orgUNDP strongly refutes recent media claims regarding programme oversight efforts in Somalia.http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/22/undp-refutes-claims-of-spending-without-oversight2014-08-25T10:55:43.651Z2014-08-25T10:55:43.651ZThirty-eight Jordanian companies adopt employment policy that prioritizes email@example.comAmman, Jordan: In a first for the Arab region, thirty-eight CEOs of major private sector companies in Jordan have signed a declaration that all job descriptions for entry-level staff will give preference to applicants who have prior volunteering experience.http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/21/thirty-eight-jordanian-companies-adopt-employment-policy-that-prioritizes-volunteering2014-08-21T08:13:59.646Z2014-08-21T08:13:59.646ZUNDP launches early warning system on floods in Wadi Musa, Petranoemail@noemail.orghoda.elnahlawyUnder the patronage of Chairman of Petra Development Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA) Dr. Mohammad AL Nawafleh, United nation development programme (UNDP) launched on August 20th an "Early Warning System for Flash Floods" in Petra and Wadi Mousahttp://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/08/21/undp-launches-early-warning-system-on-floods-in-wadi-musa-petra2014-08-28T08:34:18.669Z2014-08-28T08:34:18.669ZUNDP and ASEZA Launch New Studies on Marine And Coastal Environment firstname.lastname@example.orgUnder the patronage of Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority Dr. Kamel Mhadein, and with the support from United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) Launched on Tuesday, August 19th new studies and outcomes developed through the project of "Marine Biodiversity Conservation into Coastal Zone Management in the Aqaba Special Economic Zone". Ceremony Launch took place in Intercontinental- Aqaba .http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/08/19/undp-and-aseza-launch-new-studies-on-marine-and-coastal-environment-2014-08-24T08:57:22.109Z2014-08-24T08:57:22.109ZUNDP and RUWWAD Sign New Agreement to support Resilient Livelihoodsnoemail@noemail.orghoda.elnahlawyUnited Nation Development Programme and Ruwwad for Development signed on Monday August 18th new agreement for the implementation of the newly designed program titled 3x6 aims at promoting sustainable livelihoods for vulnerable groups in local communities in north of Jordan who are in affected by the Syrian crises.http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/08/18/undp-and-ruwwad-sign-new-agreement-to-support-resilient-livelihoods2014-08-19T07:25:05.233Z2014-08-19T07:25:05.233ZYemeni Government Takes Serious Steps towards fighting poverty in the New Yemennoemail@noemail.orghoda.elnahlawySana'a, The Government of Yemen requests support from the United Nations to accelerate progress on eradicating poverty. Under a joint leadership by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Local Administration, partners and stakeholders have been invited for a two day workshop to discuss the unfinished business of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGshttp://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/08/17/yemeni-government-takes-serious-steps-towards-fighting-poverty-in-the-new-yemen2014-08-18T05:46:03.721Z2014-08-18T05:46:03.721ZUNDP celebrates the 2014 International Youth Day in Egyptnoemail@noemail.orghoda.elnahlawyOn the Occasion of the 2014 International Youth Day, on August 12, the United Nations (UN) and its partners seized the opportunity to emphasize the important role of youth in achieving sustainable development, highlighting their youthful energy, enthusiasm and creativity. http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/17/undp-celebrates-the-2014-international-youth-day-in-egypt2014-08-18T05:43:33.943Z2014-08-18T05:43:33.943ZUNDP Assists the Government of Lebanon, in Partnership with IFC, to Introduce New Insolvency Reforms email@example.comUNDP Project “Public Policy Coordination Provided to the Office of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (OPCM) Assists the Government of Lebanon, in Partnership with IFC, to Introduce New Insolvency Reformshttp://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/13/undp-assists-the-government-of-lebanon-in-partnership-with-ifc-to-introduce-new-insolvency-reforms-2014-08-18T07:04:30.383Z2014-08-18T07:04:30.383Z$4.5 million support towards Host communities and Refugees from Syria in Lebanonnoemail@noemail.orghoda.elnahlawyThe United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Beirut announced the donation of around $4.5 million from its Emergency Response Fund (ERF) targeting refugees from Syria and host communities in Lebanon during a press conference which took place on Wednesday August 6 2014 at the Ministry of Energy and Water.http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/08/06/-4-5-million-support-towards-host-communities-and-refugees-from-syria-in-lebanon2014-08-10T06:06:16.704Z2014-08-10T06:06:16.704ZStatement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on Gazanoemail@noemail.orghoda.elnahlawyUNDP welcomes the current ceasefire and expresses its hopes for an agreement which ends hostilities and civilian suffering while also laying a foundation for sustainable peace. UNDP is supporting the Palestinians to assess immediate needs and chart a path for recovery and human development.http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/06/statement-by-undp-administrator-helen-clark-on-gaza2014-08-06T20:59:33.084Z2014-08-06T20:59:33.084ZAddressing Crises and Inequalities key to Arab States Maintaining Human Development Progressnoemail@noemail.orgayeshah.al-khaldiHuman development is improving in the Arab states with some countries showing very high development.http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/24/addressing-crises-and-inequalities-key-to-arab-states-maintaining-human-development-progress2014-07-23T21:42:52.704Z2014-07-23T21:42:52.704ZLatest Human Development Index shows overall slowdown in firstname.lastname@example.orgTokyo, 24 July 2014 — Levels in human development continue to rise – yet the pace has slowed for all regions and progress has been highly uneven, according to the latest Human Development Index (HDI) included in the 2014 Human Development Report “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”, published today by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/24/latest-human-development-index-shows-overall-slowdown-in-growth2014-07-24T09:40:32.560Z2014-07-24T09:40:32.560ZProviding sustainable livelihood opportunities to vulnerable youth amongst the Syrian refugees and hosting communities in Dohuk and Erbil email@example.comThe continuing unrest and instability in Syria is increasingly impacting the internal situation of Iraq, and particularly of the Kurdistan Region which in May 2014 is hosting 220,000 Syrian refugees. While the economy in the Kurdistan Region remains strong, there are challenges to secure sufficient income for Syrian refugees living in non-camp settings.http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/16/providing-sustainable-livelihood-opportunities-to-vulnerable-youth-amongst-the-syrian-refugees-and-hosting-communities-in-dohuk-and-erbil-2014-07-23T09:53:21.425Z2014-07-23T09:53:21.425ZIn partnership with UNDP MBRF launches competition for young Arabs to design cover of Third Arab Knowledge Reportnoemail@noemail.orgNour.ZabalawiDubai, UAE : Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) in collaboration with the Regional Office for the Arab States in United Nations Development Programme, has launched a competition for young Arab talents to design the cover of the ‘Third Arab Knowledge Report 2014: Youth and Localization of Knowledge’, released by the Foundation and the UNDP.http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/15/in-partnership-with-undp-mbrf-launches-competition-for-young-arabs-to-design-cover-of-third-arab-knowledge-report2014-07-15T13:34:40.200Z2014-07-15T13:34:40.200ZUNDP releases new study on vocational labor firstname.lastname@example.orgUnder the Patronage of H.E. the Minister of Labour the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched today its newly released Report on Labour Market: “The Case of Vocational Training in Jordan”, at the Social Security Corporation/Headquarters in Ammanhttp://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/15/undp-releases-new-study-on-vocational-labor-market2014-07-17T11:15:47.877Z2014-07-17T11:15:47.877ZSwiss Federal Councillor Ms. Simonetta Sommaruga Recognizes UNDP Support to the Local Communities Hosting Syrian Refugeesnoemail@noemail.orgNour.ZabalawiH.E. Swiss Federal Councillor Ms. Simonetta Sommaruga, Head of the Federal Department of Justice and Police was accompanied by the United Nations Resident Coordinator Mr. Edward Kollen and a high level delegation from Swiss government, Jordanian government and UNDP to a field visit to witness on-site activities in Mafraq governorate.http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/13/swiss-federal-councillor-ms-simonetta-sommaruga-recognizes-undp-support-to-the-local-communities-hosting-syrian-refugees2014-07-15T11:27:34.920Z2014-07-15T11:27:34.920ZA response to the needs and priorities of Host Communities in Arsal email@example.comIn order to better understand the needs of the village of Arsal, the United Nations Development Programme in partnership with the Embassy of Mexico and UNHCR organized a visit to the area on July 10 2014.http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/10/a-response-to-the-needs-and-priorities-of-host-communities-in-arsal-2014-07-13T08:50:49.568Z2014-07-13T08:50:49.568ZJapan and UNDP Egypt: Partnering for Youth Employment and Democracy Promotionnoemail@noemail.orgNour.ZabalawiThe Government of Japan has been a key supporter of the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) work in restoring peace, security and stability for countries in transition throughout the world. In the Arab region, Japan has quickly responded to the wave of change that began to sweep the region in late 2010 by launching a new initiative to help achieve stability and resilience during a time of transitionhttp://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/08/japan-and-undp-egypt-partnering-for-youth-employment-and-democracy-promotion2014-07-10T08:31:31.393Z2014-07-10T08:31:31.393ZSyria Crisis: Social cohesion in neighboring countries is now at firstname.lastname@example.orgNour.ZabalawiThe UNDP-ODI report —titled, “Towards a Resilience-based Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis” conducts a critical review of vulnerability criteria and frameworks used by humanitarian partners to address the Syria crisis. The report recognizes that the combination of refugee flows and decreased economic activity with Syria has altered the economic performance and fiscal health of countries in the region, affecting public finance, trade deficits and key economic sectors.http://arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/08/syria-crisis-social-cohesion-in-neighboring-countries-is-now-at-risk2014-07-08T13:19:58.798Z2014-07-08T13:19:58.798Z