The European Union and UNDP support Cuba in the recovery of homes affected by Irma Hurricane
Oct 18, 2017
The European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) is providing EUR 700,000 to UNDP to support Cuban families affected by hurricane Irma, which battered the island on 8 September, with winds of up to 260 km/h leaving thousands homeless in the northern coast of Cuba.
Photo exhibit highlights EU - UNDP partnership in the Eastern Partnership countries and Russia
Oct 10, 2017
The photo exhibit, Shifting Ground, highlighting climate action in the Eastern Partnership countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine - and Russia opened at Studio Baxton in Brussels today.
Peace and stability are key to achieving the Global Goals in the Arab States, EU-UNDP report says
Oct 2, 2017
First report on the partnership between the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Arab States was released today in Brussels.
European Investment Fund, UNDP accord to boost cooperation to achieve Global Goals
Sep 20, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Investment Fund (EIF) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will boost cooperation between the two institutions. The MoU emphasises the role small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) will play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Now is the time to help Irma-affected people get back on their feet, UNDP
Sep 10, 2017
The most powerful hurricane ever recorded over the Atlantic Ocean has battered several Caribbean islands, leaving Barbuda and St. Martins near “uninhabitable”, according to national authorities. Hurricane Irma has also left catastrophic damage as it passed over Turks and Caicos, southern Bahamas, northern Dominican Republic and northern Haiti.
Partners discuss development challenges, opportunities in Central Asia
Sep 1, 2017
Representatives of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Central Asia and the European Union (EU) discussed in Brussels the development challenges and opportunities, and their future collaboration in the region.
European Union and UNDP support social protection for community resilience in Yemen
Jul 6, 2017
The European Union (EU) confirms its commitment to Yemen by providing EUR 25 million (nearly USD 27 million) to support the vulnerable Yemeni people affected by the devastating conflict.
UNDP takes part in Europe’s leading forum on development
Jun 8, 2017
SDGs Advocates Jeffrey Sachs and Muhammad Yunus and Marjeta Jager, Deputy Director of EC’s Department for International Cooperation and Development, were among key speakers of a panel on the role of small businesses in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) and the European Commission during the European Development Days, Europe’s leading forum on development and cooperation, which took place on 7-8 June in Brussels.
US$12 million in loans to support thousands of small businesses quarrying ‘Development Minerals’ in Africa
Jun 8, 2017
Five thousand micro, small and medium scale Development Minerals operators will now have access to more affordable finance as a result of a partnership between the African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Ltd (AGF), the African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme.
New initiative to help boost citizen engagement across the Western Balkans
Apr 25, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Union (EU) launched an ambitious programme to substantially increase the involvement of civil society organizations in local development efforts.