UNDP Around the world

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  • The resilient women of Syria
    Dec 23, 2015

    As part of its Early Recovery and Resilience Programme in Syria, UNDP supports an initiative to provide job opportunities in the field of plumbing to a number of IDPs and host community members in Tartous.

  • Salvadorean youth become new entrepreneurs
    Feb 11, 2016

    A programme in El Salvador aims to help young people who are out of work or not attending school to gain skills and improve their lives.

  • Community radio makes waves in Lao PDR
    May 11, 2016

    Radio programming in remote areas contributed to an increase in children's vaccinations and in the number of women using health facilities

  • In Mexico, youth leaders tackle problems in their communities
    Jul 27, 2016

    The UNDP-supported #JuventudActúaMX platform has provided training for 470 youth from 20 states in Mexico and has created a network of young leaders across the country.

  • Broadening career opportunities in Guatemala
    Sep 29, 2014

    A UNDP -supported project aims to promote educational opportunities and facilitate the employment of young people from the most vulnerable sectors of Guatemala City .

  • Training Beninese youth in agribusiness
    Mar 21, 2013

    UNDP and the government work towards reducing youth unemployment and underemployment by training young people in organic agriculture, food processing, and natural resource management.