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20 Feb 2013
In recognition of increased peace and progress in Somalia, UN Under Secretary-General and United Nations Development Programme Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan visited Mogadishu yesterday to meet with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, police recruits at the police training academy and civil society representatives.
18 Feb 2013
Minister of Youth, Japan Ambassador, UNDP Senior Country Director, MOPIC Deputy Minister, Deputy Secretary of the Capital and PM Advisor listen to the voices of youth and their business ideas
15 Feb 2013
The 2013 Human Development Report – "The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World" – will be launched on 14 March in Mexico City by President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico and UNDP Administrator Helen Clark. The 2013 Human Development Report examines the profound shift in global dynamics driven by the fast-rising new powers of the developing world and its long-term implications for human development.
14 Feb 2013
The sixty five trainees graduated today have participated in specialized training programmes and workshops that provided them with the necessary experience and skills that would enhance their employability access to opportunities, including basic skills training and on the job training with the aim at retaining most of the interns in their workplace after the internship period.
07 Feb 2013
A public competition has been launched to develop the campaign theme and logo for 2013 International Anti-Corruption Day – to be observed around the world on 9 December.
07 Feb 2013
The Palestinian Industrial Estate and UNDP sign an Exchange of Letters funded by the Government of Japan
Ramallah – The Palestinian Industrial Estate and Free Zone Authority (PIEFZA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in the presence of the Representative Office of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, signed an exchange of letters worth USD 1,487,532 to establish an administration building for the Jericho Agro-Industrial Park.
06 Feb 2013
The Governments of Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia and Yemen have endorsed a project agreement with the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme to facilitate youth volunteerism as a positive and sustainable mechanism for social change. Their endorsement follows a year-long process of national consultations with youth in the region and marks the transition to the implementation phase of the project.
05 Feb 2013
The Arab uprisings have exposed skewed development policies, social justice deficits and over two decades of poorly managed economic liberalization, according to a joint report by the International Labour Organization and the UN Development Programme released on Tuesday (February 5).
05 Feb 2013
The economic past experience of industrial countries, has shown that the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play a vital role in the economic development of all industrial countries, through their perceived role in transferring innovative ideas into reality.
03 Feb 2013
Cairo – Egypt was the first country in the region to sign today a project agreement with the United Nations to expand opportunities for Egyptian youth in the area of volunteerism.
31 Jan 2013
Geneva – A world-first online resource has been launched to help strengthen the ability of healthcare systems in developing countries respond to AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
30 Jan 2013
The International Development Journal interviews RBAS Regional Director about development assistance after the “Arab Spring"
Ms. Sima Sami Bahous, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS), visited Japan to attend the Strategic Policy Dialogue with the Government of Japan in mid-November. Although Egypt is still in confusion after “the Arab Spring”, economic development has started under new regimes across the Middle East region. The International Development Journal (IJD) interviewed Ms. Bahous about development assistance after the “Arab Spring.”
28 Jan 2013
The second, color issue of our newspaper-style publication, The Development Advocate, is out. It presents the 3 winning entries from the Arab States of UNDP’s second annual storytelling competition in an easy-to-read newspaper-style format.
23 Jan 2013
Second international conference on learning difficulties and attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder to be held
The Kuwait Association For Learning Differences (KALD) along with UNDP Kuwait held a press conference today at UN House to mark the occasion of the 2nd International Conference on Learning Difficulties and Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder: Assessment & Intervention
22 Jan 2013
UNDP’s Iraq Public Sector Modernisation (I-PSM) Programme works to reform Iraq’s essential services in education, health, water and sanitation. As Phase Two of the programme begins, UNDP met with the President of the Kurdistan Region’s Parliament, Dr. Arsalan Baiz, as well as other members of government to reaffirm mutual commitments to the programme’s objectives.
21 Jan 2013
As part of UNDP’s project on “Empowering civil society organisations in Iraq”, 35 local Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) from south, central and north Iraq were trained on proposal writing and project development. This is part of an innovative approach by UNDP to support potential grantee NGO consortia to develop their skills prior to submitting project proposals.
21 Jan 2013
UNDP Regional Director: The Arab people look to their leaders for bold actions to maximize political, social and economic inclusion
Riyadh - UN Assistant Secretary General and Regional Director of UNDPs Bureau for Arab States, Dr. Sima Bahous, said in Riyadh today that the Third Arab Economic and Social Development Summit is an opportune time for the Arab Leaders to address the legitimate demands and aspirations of the Arab populations for equitable development, dignity and freedom.
20 Jan 2013
The United Nations Development Programme, Government of Yemen and Government of Japan launched the "3x6 approach" in Yemen for inclusiveness, ownership and sustainability.
10 Jan 2013
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and UNDP have signed a new agreement to strengthen their partnership and accelerate the implementation of infrastructure and economic development projects in Iraq. The focus of the partnership will be in key sectors such as electricity, water and sanitation, oil, irrigation, transportation and industry.
03 Jan 2013
The Hawd Plateau is like many areas in Somalia. The landscape is arid. The sun, relentless and blinding, scorches the earth. Riverbeds are almost always dry, and livestock, the lifeblood of this country, seek cover from the heat under the thin shadows cast by Acacia trees.
- برنامج مساعدة الشعب الفلسطيني يعلن عن منحة بقيمة ١مليون دولار لتشغيل اللاجئين الفلسطنيين Photo:UNDP PAPP http://ow.ly/BD9LO Yesterday AT 10:15 AM
- صورة: هيلين كلارك تلقي كلمة في المؤتمر الصحفي المقيم في بيروت Photo:UNDP in Lebanon Wednesday AT 07:25 AM
- هيلين كلارك تزور جمعية تعاونية نسائية "جنى الأيادي" الممولة من البرنامج في لبنان وسيدة تمنحها هدية أثناء الزيارة Photo:UNDP in Lebanon Tuesday AT 03:00 PM
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