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26 Jul 2012
UNDP Iraq recently visited the Al-Mussaib power station to commemorate the completion of rehabilitation works on one of the station’s units. The works will now ensure a stable supply of 200 MW of electricity. “The project has been completed just in time to meet the peak of summer demand,” said a relieved Engineer Raheem of the Ministry of Electricity who managed this rehabilitation project which was financed by the United Nations Iraq Trust Fund through a generous contribution by the Government of Japan.
24 Jul 2012
UNDP and the government of Yemen sign two project documents to support human rights and biodiversity
Sana’a, Tuesday, 24 July 2012 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Government of Yemen (GoY( signed today two important projects documents at the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (MoPIC).
22 Jul 2012
As part of its support to the Government of Iraq, UNDP Iraq organised a ”Training of Trainers” course to enhance the skills of Government and Non-Governmental Organisation employees, as well as a number of academics, to combat Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Domestic Violence (DV).
19 Jul 2012
As part of its mandate, UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People supports a wide range of development initiatives, including education projects such as building schools.
19 Jul 2012
UNDP Iraq and United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Human Rights Office (UNAMI- HRO) hosted its first official meeting with the newly appointed Human Rights Commissioners in Erbil on 16 July, 2012. The meeting discussed the UN’s support to the Commission and its future partnership.
17 Jul 2012
UNDP Iraq has organised a series of workshops in Erbil and Basra to support the Governorate of Missan to revise its Provincial Development Strategy.
16 Jul 2012
Enhance preparedness & reduce risks at the Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport in the framework of 'get airports ready for disaster” programme
Under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Ghazi El-Aridi, the United Nations Development Programme and DHL launched the preparedness training program “Get Airports Ready for Disaster” (GARD) took place at the Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport on 9 July 2012.
13 Jul 2012
Alia Al Dalli: Enhancing sustainable & healthy livelihoods for people living with HIV & vulnerable populations
In my capacity of Director of the UNDP Regional Center in Cairo, it is a pleasure and an honor to welcome you to this training workshop on enhancing sustainable and healthy livelihoods for people living with HIV (PLWH) and vulnerable populations.
10 Jul 2012
Millions of Libyans went to the polls Sunday to vote in the country’s first free nationwide elections in nearly five decades, to select representatives to the General National Congress (GNC) which will serve as an interim parliament as they draft a new constitution.
09 Jul 2012
Under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Ghazi El-Aridi, Minister of Public Works and Transportation, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and DHL are organizing the launching ceremony of the “Get Airports Ready for Disaster” (GARD) training, which prepares the Airport for the post-disaster logistics situation, on Monday July 9th at 11.00 a.m. at the Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport.
08 Jul 2012
Under the auspices of the Minister of Science and Technology, UNDP and the e-Governance Ministerial Steering Committee held a three-week workshop on “Transferring Knowledge, Developing and Implementing Quick-Win Pilot e-services”.
06 Jul 2012
Launching of the ministry of justice’s electronic legal databases by the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme
In the presence of His Excellency the Minister of Justice President Chakib Kortbawi, the Ministry of Justice, the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are organizing a ceremony for the launching of the legal electronic databases for the Ministry of Justice and the Institute of Judicial Studies, which gives access to all judges to valuable legal knowledge. The event will take place at 1 pm on Friday July 6, 2012 at the House of the Lawyer - Palace of Justice, Beirut.
02 Jul 2012
UN Peace-Building Fund contributes one million dollars to support the early presidential elections in Yemen
Sana’a, The UN Peace-Building Fund (PBF) has allocated one million dollars to the “Support to Elections During the Transitional” Project.
02 Jul 2012
With the participation of the UN RC Mr. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, Yemen launches transitional program for stabilization and development 2012-2014
Yemen launched on Monday a transitional program for 2012-2014 that aimed at restoring political, security and economic stability with external aid. During a meeting titled "Donors Strategic Partnership Forum," which discussed the program and a joint social and economic assessment after the unrest in 2011, the Yemeni government kicked off the program, whose priority was finalizing a peaceful power transfer under a UN-sponsored transition deal reached in November 2011.
01 Jul 2012
The National Consultative Workshop on Arab Youth Volunteering for a Better Future was launched on Sunday 1 July 2012 in Sana’a. Under the patronage of Mr. Mohammad Al-Saadi, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, and with the participation of Mr. Mr. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, the 2-day workshop aims to facilitate a participatory dialogue, involving different youth factions, to create an enabling environment for youth to take the lead in designing and implementing programmes.
26 Jun 2012
Mr. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, met today with Ms. Tawakkol Karaman, Nobel Prize Laureate for Peace in her tent in Tagheer Square, in Sana’a.
25 Jun 2012
UNDP Iraq hosted and facilitated a strategic planning workshop for a delegation of 25 senior members of the Secretariat of the Council of Representatives under the leadership of the Council’s Secretary General.
20 Jun 2012
The 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, or “Rio+20” is a forum on how to make sustainable development a reality for seven billion people today, and to define the future we want for nine billion by 2050.
20 Jun 2012
Rio de Janeiro — The Equator Initiative celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Equator Prize with a gala event at the Vivo Rio concert hall, as part of the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development. Twenty-five local and indigenous groups earned distinctions for their outstanding contributions to sustainable development, leading campaigns that address central themes to the Rio+20 conference like food security, freshwater access, sustainable energy, oceans and biodiversity. In addition, the Equator Initiative awarded thematic prizes in ten categories from the pool of winners.
15 Jun 2012
Kuwait's Minister of Public Works and the Minister of the State for Planning and Development Affairs, Dr. Fadhel Safar, has applauded efforts on the achievement of implementing Kuwait's Human Development Report in collaboration with UNDP Kuwait and the Arab Planning Institute. During workshop, geared to build a platform for the report, Dr. Safar explained: "The growing number of population requires constant studying of the relationships among people building up the capacity of the workforce in keeping with the surrounding changes and developments.
- الى اليوم، تتعرض الكثير من النساء والفتيات للختان تحت مسمى " التقاليد ."وقد وصل معدل الختان للنساء ما بين ٥١-٩٤ عاما إلى ٤٥% وفقا لبيانات المسح الديموجرافي والصحي لعام ٢٠٠٨. ولكن كما أكد أهالى بئر عنبر، فإن المرأة المصرية تستحق تقاليد جديده وهي حماية حقوق المرأة والحفاظ عليها Photo:UNDP Egypt http://on.undp.org/EQ4cT 6 hours ago
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