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Anti-bullying project takes off with the help of KNPC

In an aim to reduce the amount of bullying in schools and to decrease the evident violence that stems from it, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) signed a new agreement with the United Nations Development Programme in Kuwait. The project is titled “Fostering Youth Resiliency in Kuwait and it amore

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Dr. Mubashar Riaz Sheikh, United Nations Resident Coordinator / United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative in Kuwait, inaugurates the first Model UN conducted by the Indian school community in Kuwait

04 Dec 2014

On 4 December, Dr, Mubashar Riaz Sheikh spoke at the inauguration of the Model United Nations session conducted by six Indian schools in Kuwait. The Model UN session was hosted by the Indian Educational School. Delegates from six schools debated resolutions on halting the Ebola crisis, addressing rmore

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Global Humanitarian Appeal for 2015

09 Dec 2014

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and its international partners launched the Humanitarian Appeal for 2015. The appeal aims to raise a record US$16.4 billion in order to bring essential assistance to at least 57 million people affected by crises in 22 countries. more

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Kuwait celebrates successful Earth Hour, Environmental Month

22 Mar 2012

  In cooperation with Kuwait Global Warming Team, UNDP Kuwait supported the celebration of Earth Hour during Kuwait’s Environmental Month along with several other agencies and actors. During Earth Hour, local businesses where encouraged to turn off their electricity for an hour to raise awaremore

Kuwait funds 10 JPO posts to support international UN operations

25 Jun 2013

In November 2012, the State Minister for Planning and Development launched a joint initiative with the Kuwait United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to recruit 10 young Kuwaiti professionals for employment as Junior Professional Officers (JPOs) in offices of the United Nations around the globe.more