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18 Dec 2014
Berlin – As Syria’s war heads towards a fifth year, the United Nations and partners today launched a major new humanitarian and development appeal, requesting over $8.4 billion in funds to help nearly 18 million people in Syria and across the region in 2015. The appeal includes two main elements: support for the 12 million displaced and conflict-affected people inside Syria, and addressing the needs of the millions of Syrian refugees in the region and the countries and communities hosting them.
05 Dec 2014
Cairo, Egypt – On the occasion of this year’s International Volunteer Day, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme has launched a report gathering findings, perceptions and recommendations on youth volunteerism in Arab states, as part of its regional project, Arab Youth Volunteering for a Better Future.
03 Dec 2014
Gaza – The Government of Sweden and UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People announced a USD 3.4 million contribution to fund cash assistance packages for non-refugees as part of their on-going support to early recovery efforts in the Gaza Strip
23 Nov 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) today signed in Erbil an Operational Framework agreeing to pilot together resilience-based approaches in a number of areas hosting Syrian refugees in Iraq.
21 Nov 2014
Mogadishu, Somalia —The Government of Somalia, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is set to begin an innovative project enhancing climate resilience of vulnerable communities and ecosystems through a US$8 million initiative.
19 Nov 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched in Cairo its first trilingual (Arabic, English and French) Lexicon of Electoral Terminology. With close to 500 entries, the lexicon provides clear and accurate explanations of key concepts and terms in the field of elections. The Lexicon documents the most widely accepted electoral terms in Arabic accounting for regional language variations in the eight participating countries: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, Tunisia and Yemen.
18 Nov 2014
Dubai, Following the highly successful activation of MBC Group’s CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) arm, MBC Al Amal (also known as “MBC Hope”) comes another major announcement: MBC Hope has partnered with the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme to celebrate the positive energy, creativity and community spirit of young volunteers who are acting as the catalysts in fostering “Hope” in the MENA Region.
18 Nov 2014
WASHINGTON, DC -- A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of Yemen and the Yemeni private sector was signed today in Washington DC to foster an enabling environment for business creation and youth employment.
03 Nov 2014
Cairo, Egypt: The United Nations Development Programme in cooperation with the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and UN WOMEN organized a meeting on “Libyan Women’s Demands for the Constitution”. The meeting is being held in Cairo, Egypt from 1st to 4th of November. 2014.
30 Oct 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Yemen represented by Ministries of Planning, Water and Environment have singed a Project Document “Yemen’s National Preparation for Post-2015 Climate Agreement” at the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation.
30 Oct 2014
Signing ceremony of a project that will support Government’s efforts to address ghost workers and double dippers
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Government of Yemen (GoY), represented by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and Ministry of Civil Service (MoCS) signed the “Strengthening Civil Service and Human Resources Management Project (SHRM)”. This three year project is aiming to address the general structure of the public service in Yemen as well as the issue of ghost workers and double dippers.
28 Oct 2014
The Federal Republic of Somalia has become the 50th country to join the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), the only Aid for Trade programme entirely dedicated to LDCs and recently graduated countries.
28 Oct 2014
Berlin, Germany– The United States has pledged $10 million to the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) project supporting Syrian refugees who have fled to host communities in neighbouring countries. Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard announced the pledge at the “Conference on Syrian Refugee Situation – supporting stability in the region” hosted today in Berlin, Germany.
28 Oct 2014
Jerusalem – UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People and the Palestinian Government, represented by the Prime Minister’s office, signed a USD 10 million agreement with the Islamic Development Bank to reconstruct partially damaged housing units in Gaza.
25 Oct 2014
Yemeni Government and partners validate roadmap to improve rural livelihoods and employment for women, youth and marginalized groups
Sana’a, the Government of Yemen requested support from the United Nations to accelerate progress on reducing poverty. Under a joint leadership by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Local Administration, partners and stakeholders have since August this year worked to identify bottlenecks hindering development. Through participatory consultations, a tool developed by UNDP and adopted by the United Nations Development Group known as the MDG Acceleration Framework (MAF) has been applied. Identified priorities and the way forward agreed upon was today presented to partners and stakeholders in Sana’a.
24 Oct 2014
EU and UNDP Celebrate the Launch of the Second Phase of the Project to Help Develop the North West Coast and Mine Action
The European Union (EU) Delegation to Egypt, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Egypt Country Office and the Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation celebrate today the launch of the EU and UNDP Partnership Agreement to support the North-West Coast Development Plan and Relevant Mine Action Phase II. The EU has fully funded this project with 4.7 million Euros which will help clear mines, reintegrate mine victims into the economy and create awareness in the community.
22 Oct 2014
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands organizes the conference “Corporate Responsibility in Egypt; Building on experiences in the Netherlands!” on Tuesday, October 14 in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and in partnership with the Egyptian Ministry of Trade, Industry and SMEs.
22 Oct 2014
The Waldensian Church in Italy signed a Cost-Sharing Agreement (CSA) with UNDP on Tuesday September 30 2014, donating $ 650,000 to the aid of the Lebanese host communities. This very generous contribution through the Lebanon Host Community Support project (LHSP), the joint project between UNDP and the Ministry of Social affairs in Lebanon (MOSA), will be a great support and will improve host communities life conditions, as well as help fund interventions on social inclusion between host communities and Syrian Refugees.
20 Oct 2014
H.E. Katsuyoshi Hayashi, Ambassador of Japan to Yemen, visited Aden for the first time since 1980. Japan’s support to southern Governorates extends to a wide array of interventions towards the stabilization and economic recovery of the region including returning Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
14 Oct 2014
Gaza Strip – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited one of the UNDP projects that support Gaza fisheries, where he met with Gaza’s sole registered fisherwoman.
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