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.
Youth project provides jobs to displaced people in YemenSep 2, 2015Sana'a – A community based youth project was launched in Hajjah Governorate this week providing awareness around water and sanitation issues among 323 internally displaced women and men.
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 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 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.
UNDP and Japan join hands to stimulate stabilization and recovery in IraqAug 3, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Japan yesterday signed a US$ 1 million emergency grant agreement to stimulate stabilization and recovery initiatives in newly liberated areas in Iraq. The grant will be channeled through the Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS) which is managed by UNDP under the leadership of the government.
USAID grants US$ 8.3 million for stabilizing Iraq’s newly liberated areasJul 30, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Iraq today signed in Baghdad a memorandum of acknowledgement in recognition of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) US$ 8.3 million grant to UNDP.