Helen Clark: Statement at the Support Syria and the Region ConferenceFeb 4, 2016The protracted nature of the Syrian crisis challenges us all to search for the most effective ways of responding to the needs of the many millions of people who are impacted by it.
Denmark contributes $3.3 million to support participatory and accountable governance, security sector reform and stabilization in IraqDec 24, 2015The Kingdom of Denmark has signed a US$3.3 million contribution agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support participatory and accountable governance, security sector reform and stabilization projects in Iraq. Denmark’s generous contribution will be earmarked for three projects: Strengthening Participatory and Accountable Governance, Support to Security Sector Reform Phase II, and the Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization. These three initiatives are part of UNDP’s support for Government efforts to build a more secure, prosperous and democratic Iraq.
Italy contributes $2.72 million for stabilization in IraqDec 23, 2015The Italian Republic has contributed US$2.72 million (2.5 million euros) to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS), which channels fast-track support to help rehabilitate civic infrastructure, kick-start local economies, boost government capacity and promote community reconciliation in Iraq
Japan grants US$2 million to support host communities and displaced Syrians in LebanonDec 23, 2015The Japanese government has provided an emergency grant of US$ 2 million to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in response to the needs of host communities and Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
Stakeholders and practitioners validate the national biodiversity strategy and planDec 22, 2015Sana’a - In partnership with UNDP and Global Environment Facility (GEF), the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) developed the second National Biodiversity and Action Plan (NBSAP2) committed under the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD).
UNDP is accelerating its resilience and stabilization work thanks to a $33 million contribution from GermanyDec 22, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the German Development Bank (KfW) signed financing agreements for contributions totaling US$33 million from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to support stabilization in newly liberated areas and resilience programmes across Iraq.
Yemen Our Home, innovative online platform connects Yemeni Diaspora with local communities in needDec 21, 2015Hundreds of youth in Sana’a, Taizz, Aden, Seyoun and Al Mukalla celebrated today the launch of Yemen Our Home, a crowdfunding platform supported by the United Nations Development Programme that links the Yemeni Diaspora with projects targeting affected communities.
Enhancing resilience and self-reliance in crisis affected Yemeni communitiesDec 15, 2015Amman - The European Delegation to Yemen and representatives from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) yesterday signed an EU-supported Joint Programme entitled “Enhancing Rural Resilience in Yemen” (ERRY).
OFID Signs Agreements with UNDP in Support of East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip ProjectsDec 15, 2015Vienna – The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People (UNDP/PAPP) signed agreements worth USD 01 million to implement projects in support of the resilience of Palestinians residing in East Jerusalem and Gaza. The new agreements aim at increasing access to healthcare services for cancer patients in East Jerusalem and creating employment opportunities for youth in Gaza.