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Caribbean can only 'build back better' with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a more Climate-Resilient Community ” mobilised a broad…  


In 2014, Kuwait contributed with 570,000 USD to UNDP’s core budget.  

Defending the Orontes: A community effort to restore a city lifeline

A resilience project in Syria has put together a 40-member team to clean up the Orontes, picking up garbage along the river banks and surrounding gardens and replanting trees and agricultural crops…  

Bolstering self-reliance for refugees and the displaced in Iraq

Cash-for-work programs in Iraq benefit both refugees and internally displaced Iraqis to rebuild their livelihood and feel ownership over their lives.  

Emergency employment yields a healthier environment for Syrians

Part of the “Emergency Assistance for the Restoration/Stabilization of Livelihoods” programme, the waste management project in Aleppo is one of many projects providing emergency employment…  


In 2014, Kuwait contributed with 570,000 USD to UNDP’s core budget.  

UN Pledging Conference sees new funds announced for fight against poverty

26 UN Member States have pledged approximately US$ 650 million to go towards UN development work, mostly for 2015, with US$97 million destined for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).  

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