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03 Oct 2011
We, the representatives of the States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions, together with representatives from other States present as signatories, the United Nations, the International Committee of the Red Cross, the Cluster Munitions Coalition, and other international and national organizations and institutions, gathered for the Second Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions in Beirut, Lebanon, reaffirm our commitment to end the harm caused by cluster munitions, working, “together for a safer life” said the 2011 Beirut Declaration submitted by the President of the Second Meeting of States Parties held in Beirut.
22 Sep 2011
Qatar partners with the United Nations Development Programme to implement a new Arab anti-corruption project, marking the first time that an Arab country will work with the organization on a regional democratic governance initiative.
19 Sep 2011
After consecutive seasons of inadequate rainfall, countries in the Horn of Africa are facing the worst drought in 60 years – leading to the largest food crisis in 20 years, and the world’s first famine of this century. UNDP is engaged with humanitarian actors in the region as an essential part of the response, addressing underlying factors of livelihoods and governance.
16 Sep 2011
Lebanon—Friday 16 September 2011 marked the end of the week long Second Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions, under the presidency of Lebanon’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants.
15 Sep 2011
Monday 12 September 2011 marked the opening of the Second Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Lebanon.
12 Sep 2011
Beirut—The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) commended the Government of Lebanon on the opening day of a landmark meeting on cluster munitions for its leadership role to advance this important agenda.
09 Aug 2011
Three new areas in southern Somalia have deteriorated into a famine situation. These are parts of Middle Shabelle region, the Afgooye Corridor settlements home to roughly 400,000 displaced people since 2007, and parts of Mogadishu which are hosting displaced populations.
29 Jul 2011
New York/Geneva -The United Nations today appealed for a further $1.4 billion dollars to provide life-saving assistance to more than 12 million people across the Horn of Africa.
28 Jul 2011
Khartoum – In the framework of supporting microfinance sectors in Sudan and enhancing capacity building mechanisms of national and sub-national levels for value chain development in Sudan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Microfinance Unit (MFU) at the Central Bank of Sudan organized a five day workshop on July 24th on “Training on Inclusive Market Development with a Focus on Value Chains and Access to Finance.”
27 Jul 2011
New York – The international community, governments and the private sector need to work more closely with people between the ages of 15 and 24 to build on their social commitment and support entrepreneurship
13 Jul 2011
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today called for an urgent scale-up in assistance for the millions affected by drought across Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, Djibouti and Uganda.
12 Jul 2011
Signing a memorandum of understanding between the United Nations Development Programme and Senteurs d’Orient
The United Nations Development Programme Lebanon signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Private Sector company Senteurs d’Orient. This MoU aims at promoting women educational/training programs for income generation.
22 Jun 2011
Ministry of foreign affairs and emigrants and UNDP sign a new project: 'support to the second meeting of state parties to the convention on cluster munitions”
H.E. Mr. Adnan Mansour, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, and the UNDP Resident Representative Mr. Robert Watkins will sign a project document entitled “Support to the Second Meeting of State Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions”. The ceremony will take place today, Wednesday June 22nd at 3:30pm, at the premises of the ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beirut
22 Jun 2011
Washington, D.C. — Reforms under way in Arab countries will succeed only if they are driven from within each country, but the international community can provide concrete support, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said today.
06 Jun 2011
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and Prime Minister of Egypt Essam Sharaf, inaugurated the “International Forum on Pathways of Democratic Transitions: International Experiences, Lessons Learnt and the Road Ahead,” in Cairo which ran from 4 – 5 June.
04 Jun 2011
Cairo – The challenges which Egypt currently faces are not confined to achieving a smooth transition through building representative and responsive political institutions. Charting a new course for social and economic development which reduces poverty, creates decent work – including for young people, and achieves equity is also high on the agenda. This was the conclusion of a youth-oriented workshop held today under the title: "Social and Economic Challenges in Egypt: Policies required to develop the Economy and achieve Social Equity."
03 Jun 2011
In recent months, millions of people came onto the streets of a number of Arab States demanding change.
24 May 2011
Beirut - Teachers and students at 25 public schools in South Lebanon are to benefit from a constant supply of electricity to their offices and classrooms following installation of solar panels that provide an alternative to expensive and polluting diesel generators.
23 May 2011
Khartoum - More than 1,000 farmers living in northeast Sudan now have increased harvests and income due to water irrigation equipment provided through an initiative managed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
15 May 2011
The UN House hosted the pre-launching event of the National Youth Strategy 2011 – 2015. In his statement on the occasion, the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Mr. Sayed Aqa said that the strategy was the result of a fruitful partnership between the General Organization for Youth and Sports (GOYS) and through it with ministries, the private sector and civil society. Mr. Aqa reinforced the importance of investing in youth saying that nations should consider “young generation as the citizens of today and not only the generations of tomorrow.”
- هل النساء المستفيدة من المساعدات تستفيد من التنمية النسائية؟ Photo:UNDP Egypt http://ow.ly/AIH5Q 26 August AT 11:50 AM
- البرنامج في الأردن والرواد للتنمية يوقعان إتفاقية لدعم سبل المعيشة للفئات الضعيفة المتأثرين بالأزمة السورية Photo:UNDP in Jordan http://ow.ly/AGdoR 25 August AT 10:15 AM
- الممثل الخاص للبرنامج يجتمع مع نائب رئيس الوزراء الفلسطيني لمناقشة كيف يمكن دعم إعادة إعمارغزة Photo:UNDP PAPP http://ow.ly/AF0ut 24 August AT 10:30 AM
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