UNDP Administrator's Statement on Natural Disasters and Climate Change: Managing Risks and Crises DifferentlyMay 24, 2016World Humanitarian Summit High Level Leaders Roundtable - Istanbul, Turkey
Helen Clark: Statement on behalf of UNDP at the Plenary Session of The World Humanitarian SummitMay 24, 2016The scale of today’s humanitarian crises demands coherent responses from the international community, including from the United Nations.
UNDP and QDF forge strategic partnership for DevelopmentMay 24, 2016Istanbul - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Qatar Development Fund (QDF) signed today in Istanbul, on the sidelines of the World Humanitarian Summit, a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their cooperation and strategic partnership in support of the achievement of internationally agreed development goals including the Sustainable Development Goals. UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark and Director General of the QDF, Khalifa Al Kuwari signed the Memorandum of Understanding.
Helen Clark: Closing remarks at the World Humanitarian Summit Side Event on Strengthening the Humanitarian-Development Nexus: Collaborative Approaches for Finding Solutions for Forcibly Displaced PersonsMay 23, 2016It is my pleasure to join you at this side event on “Strengthening the Humanitarian-Development Nexus: Collaborative Approaches for Finding Solutions for Forcibly Displaced Persons”. I thank the Government of Japan for hosting this important event and our Solutions Alliance partners – UNHCR, Denmark, and Turkey – for working with UNDP to organize it.
Helen Clark: Talking points at High Level Leaders Roundtable: Changing People’s Lives from Delivering Aid to Ending NeedMay 23, 2016Introduction The scale of humanitarian crises calls for greater coherence in the international community’s response.
World Humanitarian Summit: Growing crises need development answersMay 20, 2016Development is a key part of the solution to the unprecedented humanitarian crises the world currently faces, said the UNDP.
Partnership between Ministry of Interior, UNDP and the European Union in support of Local Development and Participatory DemocracyMay 12, 2016Algiers- A program of capacity building in local development / joint models (CapDEL) was signed today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Algerian Government . Previously a financing agreement was signed between the Algerian government and the European Union on this project.
UNDP and the Social Fund for Development expand their cooperation to enhance job creation for the poorApr 27, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Social Fund for Development (SFD) signed today Wednesday 27th of April a three-year extension of the on-going partnership that aims at strengthening the institutional capacity of SFD and enhancing the sustainability of SFD’s role in poverty alleviation and job creation in Egypt.
Yemen Our Home and Sabafon partnering to bring relief to physically disabled and war victims in Sana’aApr 27, 2016Sana’a – The UNDP Yemen Our Home initiative and Sabafon Telecommunication Company, the first GSM network operator in Yemen, have signed a contribution agreement to establish a medical mobile clinic in Sho’ub District in Sana’a Capital City. The clinic will provide medical services and improve reach to the physically disabled and war-injured.
Ms. Sima Bahous Remarks: Arab Development Portal (ADP) Going LiveApr 25, 2016It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the launch of the Arab Development Portal. The Arab Development Portal will go live as I speak, becoming accessible not only to the 141 million internet users in the Arab States Region but also to the 3.2 billion people worldwide who are similarly plugged-in. A bi-lingual one-stop-shop, the Portal offers a dynamic, multi-source database housing 2,750 unique indicators, the majority gathered from the websites of National Statistical Offices of Arab States.