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18 Sep 2013
Vienna - Seeking to improve their management of water resources, Three Arab countries and Chad today agreed at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to establish a long-term framework for utilizing a key underground water system. Egypt, Libya, Sudan and Chad signed a Strategic Action Programme (SAP) that aims to optimize the equitable use of the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System, a huge water resource that lies beneath the four nations.
15 Sep 2013
Development & Yemeni partners sign a framework to enhance coordination in the biometric voter registration phase
Sana'a, Implementing agencies and Multi-Donor Basket Fund partners signed a comprehensive coordination document known as the Common Resources Framework to ensuring greater cooperation and coordination for the rollout of the nationwide Biometric Voter Registration campaign.
10 Sep 2013
The Government of Jordan and the United Nations launch a new partnership platform to support refugee-hosting communities in Jordan
Amman - The Government of Jordan launched today in Amman a new partnership platform that will enable the United Nations Development Group and the donor community to scale up their support to national efforts to cope with the spill over effects of the Syrian crisis on human development in the kingdom, in a planned and coordinated manner.
03 Sep 2013
Ramallah – The UNDP Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People handed over H1N1 medical equipment for seasonal influenza preparedness donated by the Government of Hungary to the Ministry of Health in the occupied Palestinian territory.
19 Aug 2013
New York — Today marks the tenth anniversary of the bombing of the United Nations Headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq, an attack that claimed the lives of 22 UN and aid agency staff including the Secretary-General’s Special Representative to Iraq, Sérgio Vieira de Mello.
19 Aug 2013
Amman – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Labor (MOL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Monday, to establish a One Stop Shop in Al Tafileh Labor Directorate Employment Section and offer training for the staff to manage and operate the center.
14 Aug 2013
Amman - Within the framework of the “Mitigating the impact of the Syrian refugee crisis on Jordanian vulnerable host communities” project being implemented in Irbid and Mafraq, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs on Wednesday 7 August 2013.
31 Jul 2013
Sana'a - In a ceremony organized today at the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, the United Nations Development Programme signed three project documents to support the Government of Yemen’s efforts in restoring livelihoods in post conflict areas with a total cost of US$ 4.4 million.
23 Jul 2013
Jerusalem – H.E. President Mahmoud Abbas received today Mr Frode Mauring, UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator and accompanying delegation.
08 Jul 2013
Amman/Oslo, 8 July 2013: The message was clear from more than 20 Arab think tanks who gathered at a regional forum in Amman last week organized by the UNDP Oslo Governance Centre and the Foundation for the Future, in cooperation with UNDP’s Regional Centre in Cairo
04 Jul 2013
Inauguration of mobile health clinic in Bethlehem with funds from the Governments of Italy, Belgium and UNDP
The clinic aims at improving the Palestinian population’s access to primary healthcare services in Area C through innovative eco-sustainable infrastructure solutions. The establishment of a mobile health clinic that has a minimal-environmental impact, transportable with an alternative folding mechanism will allow for it to reach several communities in the area.
02 Jul 2013
European Union and UNDP sign a € 2.4 million agreement with Al Quds University to preserve Palestinian cultural heritage
Jerusalem –In the presence of Mr Michael Köhler, Director for Neighbourhood at the European Commission's DG DEVCO and UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator Mr Frode Mauring, the European Union and UNDP signed a contribution agreement worth € 2.4 million in an effort to safeguard cultural heritage in the old city of Jerusalem.
01 Jul 2013
Geneva – With some of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) already met, more targets are within reach by the 2015 target date, while challenges to achieving others must be urgently addressed, according to a new report launched today by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
30 Jun 2013
SANA’A, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Republic of Turkey signed an agreement today, confirming Turkey’s support to UNDP’s Support to Elections during the Transitional Period (SETP) project.
27 Jun 2013
Cairo - The United Nations and the Government of Egypt signed three Country’s Programme Action Plans (CPAPs) with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA).
19 Jun 2013
Palestinian Prime Minister and the Representative of UNDP sign a partnership agreement in support of area C and East Jerusalem
Ramallah–19 June 2013 – His Excellency Prime Minister Rami Al Hamdallah welcomed today Mr Frode Mauring, UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator to discuss joint efforts in supporting the Government’s national development plans and launch the “FAIR” Facilitating Access to Infrastructure Resilience in ‘Area C’ and East Jerusalem programme
12 Jun 2013
Ramallah, 12 June 2013–The Palestinian Civil Police (PCP) held a consultation workshop on Wednesday with Palestinian Civil Society Organizations to discuss the draft accountability strategy which aims to enhance general oversight within the PCP and public trust.
07 Jun 2013
New York/Geneva - The ongoing conflict in Syria is undermining development, not only inside Syria, where the human consequences of the conflict are devastating – but also across the region, said the UN Development Programme (UNDP) at the launch of a US$4.4 billion humanitarian appeal for the victims of the crisis presented today by the UN in Geneva.
07 Jun 2013
UN agencies and partners launch largest ever humanitarian appeal for Syrians: US$4.4 billion needed for emergency aid for 2013
Geneva - Millions of ordinary men, women and children are bearing the brunt of the brutal conflict in Syria, said Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos and High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, as they appealed today for an additional US$3.1 billion to meet growing humanitarian needs in Syria and among refugees in the surrounding region this year. The total requirements for the whole of 2013 are $4.4 billion.
26 May 2013
Sana'a - The United Kingdom, Sweden and Japan announced today a contribution of US $15,200,000 in support of the coming voter registration, Referendum and electoral process in Yemen. This support will be channeled through the Multi-donors Basket Fund, administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and will serve to bolster the implementation of the Support to the Elections during the Transitional Period (SETP) project in Yemen.