Speech of Mr. Yakup Beris during the post launch of Third Arab Knowledge report at OxfordSep 3, 2015My name is Yakup Beris. I am the regional programme coordinator at UNDP’s Bureau for Arab States.
HE Jamal bin Huwaireb, Managing Director of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation Sep 3, 2015It is my pleasure to be with you all today in the prestigious University of Oxford. We are gathered here for the fourth global workshop organised by Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme in cities around the world to discuss the outcomes of the Third Arab Knowledge Report. It is indeed my pleasure to welcome you all to this workshop.
H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum during the post-launch of the Third Arab Knowledge Report in OxfordSep 3, 2015It is my pleasure to welcome you all here today. We have gathered here for a workshop on the Third Arab Knowledge Report, organized by The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme. This is an opportunity to share the results of the joint work and tireless efforts that have gone into the building of knowledge-based Arab societies under the slogan of innovation and creativity.
Opening Remarks of Ms. Sima Bahous on the occasion of the Side Event on Electoral Assistance in Transition and Post-Conflict ContextsSep 3, 2015I am delighted to join you today at this event, which is an important chance for us to strengthen our support for electoral assistance, particularly in Transition and Post-Conflict contexts.
UNDP launches storytelling contest to amplify climate coverage on the run up to Paris summitAug 27, 2015Geneva – UNDP has launched today a global storytelling contest, Voices2Paris, to contribute to raising public awareness on the negative impacts of climate change as well as on the opportunities and solutions seen in actions by individuals and governments alike across vulnerable developing countries worldwide.
UNDP signs agreement with King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center for emergency livelihoods and rights protection for Yemeni people Aug 27, 2015SANA'A, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is pleased to announce the signing of a Cost-Sharing Agreement with the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center to improve food security in crisis-affected communities in Yemen and to support the protection of human rights in the country.
UNDP restoring community services through social entrepreneurship led by youthAug 24, 2015UNDP, Millennium Development Foundation and For All Foundation are launching three social businesses in Sana’a, which will directly support 53 vulnerable youth, including 30 women, with alternative economic opportunities that will benefit the affected population in Nuqum and Tahreer areas.
Opening Remarks of Sima Bahous Director, on the occasion of the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and SecurityAug 21, 2015Q1. Why is this forum important? What does It mean to you? Thank you very much Ahmad. I am honored to be here today, on behalf of United Nations Development Programme Administrator, Helen Clark, to represent UNDP at this important Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security.
US$ 40 million Announced to Strengthen HIV and Tuberculosis Response in Sudan and reach out to Most Vulnerable PopulationAug 9, 2015Geneva - Two new agreements reached in Sudan by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the Federal Ministry of Health and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is set to halt spread of HIV among most at risk Sudanese population and keep TB under control.
UNDP and Japan invest in Yemeni women to build resilience during crisisAug 7, 2015UNDP and the Government of Japan are launching a Women Economic Empowerment programme geared to economically empower Yemeni women of Taiz and Ibb governorates. Mostly absent from the labour market, women possess an untapped potential for value chains and local economic activity which has become even more vital within the current crisis as livelihoods are directly and durably affected by the war, insecurity and the economic blockade.