The Netherlands increases its support to stabilize newly liberated areas in Iraq
Dec 17, 2017
Baghdad – The Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has contributed an additional USD 14.2 million (EUR 12 million) to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives to stabilize areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The Netherlands is currently the fourth largest donor supporting stabilization work in Iraq, with a total contribution of over USD 42 million.
Generous contribution ranks Germany as top contributor to stabilization in Iraq
Dec 13, 2017
Baghdad – The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has contributed an additional USD 94 million (EUR 80 million) to two major UNDP programmes that are helping to stabilize newly liberated areas – the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS),
UN and partners launch plan to support over five million Syrian refugees and countries hosting them
Dec 12, 2017
Amman/Geneva - United Nations Agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP), a USD 4.4 billion plan designed to support over five million refugees from Syria and the vulnerable communities hosting them in neighbouring countries.
Germany boosts the Stabilization Facility for Libya increasing its contribution by 1 million euros
Nov 30, 2017
Tunis, 30/November/2017 – During a ceremony that took place today at UNDP Libya office in Tunis, his excellency, the Ambassador of Germany to Libya, Dr. Christian Buck and Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya, Ms. Maria do Valle Ribeiro, signed an agreement increasing Germany's contribution to the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) with an additional 1 million euro.
A new plan for a new era: UN development agency charts course for development in 21st century
Nov 28, 2017
The UN’s development agency, the United Nations Development Programme, today launched a new and ambitious blueprint for development in the 21st century at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
Private finance can play key role in 2030 Agenda: UNDP
Nov 18, 2017
Doha – Private finance can play a key role in realizing the aims of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) if policymakers succeed in aligning incentives to encourage investors to help ensure that no one is left behind by 2030, said Achim Steiner, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator.
German Federal Government and UNDP conclude expert meeting on creating jobs, livelihoods for refugees
Nov 3, 2017
Bonn – The German Federal Government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today concluded a meeting of policymakers and experts on creating jobs and economic opportunities for refugees and communities hosting them in neighboring countries.
World Youth Forum
Nov 3, 2017
On behalf of the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, I am pleased to address you at the opening of the World Youth Forum in beautiful Sharm El-Sheikh. President el-Sisi, I congratulate you for organizing this important Forum and on your efforts to create opportunities for youth and empower women. The UN looks forward to working closely together with you on these and other important issues as Egypt assumes the G77 Chairmanship in 2018.
UNDP continues to expand stabilization support for Iraqi Government to help families return home, including minority communities
Oct 19, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) continues to support the Government of Iraq on stabilization projects to restore vital services in areas freed from ISIL.
UNDP’s Regional Director for Arab States completes official visits to Yemen: We maintain our focus on strengthening resilience and early recovery
Oct 9, 2017
Aden, Yemen – In the immediate term, UNDP will focus its work in areas geared to helping strengthen the resilience of war-affected Yemeni communities and to support stabilization, including demining, maintaining local governance and service-delivery structures, and creating employment for youth, according to UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director for Arab States, Mourad Wahba.