Japan, UN support reintegration of child soldiers in Eastern DRCOct 7, 2015
Japan is contributing USD 4 million to help with the reintegration of former child soldiers and vulnerable children – including boys and girls who were victims of sexual violence -- in the province of North Kivu, situated in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Note to Correspondents on Central African Republic Oct 2, 2015UN Member States today expressed their support for peace and stability in the Central African Republic (CAR) during a high-level meeting held on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly. The purpose of the meeting was to maintain political momentum in the country beyond the transition and obtain comprehensive support for the implementation of the most critical and immediate outcomes of the Bangui Forum.
UNDP lends Support to Small Island States to develop Climate TargetsOct 1, 2015On September 28-29, representatives from Pacific islands convened in Samoa to discuss their countries’ Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), capping an eighteen-month effort to prepare developing countries for the upcoming climate conference in Paris.
UNDP and SPARK launch agri-business project in YemenOct 1, 2015The U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) and SPARK – an organization that educates and empowers young people in societies affected by conflict – have launched a project that aims to enhance economic opportunities, as well as food security, for over 1,900 people in the governorate of Taizz, in the Yemeni highlands.