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03 Nov 2013
A new legal help desk in Baghdad’s Rusafa Courthouse was inaugurated after Iraq’s Higher Judicial Council (HJC) partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Iraqi non-governmental organisation Dar Al Khibra to provide free legal services to indigent Iraqi citizens as part of a larger effort to strengthen the administration of and citizens’ access to justice in the country.
02 Nov 2013
Amman- Regional Directors and Representatives of over 20 United Nations (UN) agencies started meetings today in Amman to discuss means to harmonize UN responses to the Syria crisis.
31 Oct 2013
A press conference was convened today 31 October 2013 at Al-Bustan Hotel to honor the winners of the Youth Innovation and Creativity Award. Twenty eight youth from around Yemen were impatient for 31st of October the day, in which sixteen innovative and creative business ideas won the Youth Innovation and Creativity Award. The award rewards the youth innovative business ideas with $20,000 for each project. The winning projects will receive additional technical implementation support to ensure that there are successfully implemented.
07 Oct 2013
UNV launches first Volunteer Management Training of Trainers for 30 civil society representatives in the Arab region
Rabat - The Arab Youth Volunteering for a Better Future project, under the umbrella of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, launches the first regional “Volunteer Management Training of Trainers”. Starting today in Rabat, Morocco, the workshop aims to strengthen the capacities of civil society organizations in the Arab region.
30 Sep 2013
Geneva - While the need for life-saving humanitarian assistance for refugees and displaced peoples remains paramount, the international response to the Syria crisis must also include targeted development support, said the UN’s development chief Helen Clark today in Geneva.
23 Sep 2013
New York – With less than 1000 days left until the target date for achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), today the United Nations Development Group along with the League of Arab States and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) launched a report showing that recent turmoil in the Arab region imperils progress towards the goals across the Arab world.
21 Sep 2013
Baghdad – On the occasion of the International Day of Peace, the United Nations in Iraq, together with Iraq’s Ministry of Culture, welcomed Naseer Shamma and the Secret Orchestra to commemorate this year’s theme, “Culture for Peace”, in a unique concert.
18 Sep 2013
Vienna - Seeking to improve their management of water resources, Three Arab countries and Chad today agreed at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to establish a long-term framework for utilizing a key underground water system. Egypt, Libya, Sudan and Chad signed a Strategic Action Programme (SAP) that aims to optimize the equitable use of the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System, a huge water resource that lies beneath the four nations.
15 Sep 2013
Development & Yemeni partners sign a framework to enhance coordination in the biometric voter registration phase
Sana'a, Implementing agencies and Multi-Donor Basket Fund partners signed a comprehensive coordination document known as the Common Resources Framework to ensuring greater cooperation and coordination for the rollout of the nationwide Biometric Voter Registration campaign.
10 Sep 2013
The Government of Jordan and the United Nations launch a new partnership platform to support refugee-hosting communities in Jordan
Amman - The Government of Jordan launched today in Amman a new partnership platform that will enable the United Nations Development Group and the donor community to scale up their support to national efforts to cope with the spill over effects of the Syrian crisis on human development in the kingdom, in a planned and coordinated manner.
03 Sep 2013
Ramallah – The UNDP Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People handed over H1N1 medical equipment for seasonal influenza preparedness donated by the Government of Hungary to the Ministry of Health in the occupied Palestinian territory.
19 Aug 2013
New York — Today marks the tenth anniversary of the bombing of the United Nations Headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq, an attack that claimed the lives of 22 UN and aid agency staff including the Secretary-General’s Special Representative to Iraq, Sérgio Vieira de Mello.
19 Aug 2013
Amman – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Labor (MOL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Monday, to establish a One Stop Shop in Al Tafileh Labor Directorate Employment Section and offer training for the staff to manage and operate the center.
14 Aug 2013
Amman - Within the framework of the “Mitigating the impact of the Syrian refugee crisis on Jordanian vulnerable host communities” project being implemented in Irbid and Mafraq, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs on Wednesday 7 August 2013.
31 Jul 2013
Sana'a - In a ceremony organized today at the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, the United Nations Development Programme signed three project documents to support the Government of Yemen’s efforts in restoring livelihoods in post conflict areas with a total cost of US$ 4.4 million.
23 Jul 2013
Jerusalem – H.E. President Mahmoud Abbas received today Mr Frode Mauring, UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator and accompanying delegation.
08 Jul 2013
Amman/Oslo, 8 July 2013: The message was clear from more than 20 Arab think tanks who gathered at a regional forum in Amman last week organized by the UNDP Oslo Governance Centre and the Foundation for the Future, in cooperation with UNDP’s Regional Centre in Cairo
04 Jul 2013
Inauguration of mobile health clinic in Bethlehem with funds from the Governments of Italy, Belgium and UNDP
The clinic aims at improving the Palestinian population’s access to primary healthcare services in Area C through innovative eco-sustainable infrastructure solutions. The establishment of a mobile health clinic that has a minimal-environmental impact, transportable with an alternative folding mechanism will allow for it to reach several communities in the area.
02 Jul 2013
European Union and UNDP sign a € 2.4 million agreement with Al Quds University to preserve Palestinian cultural heritage
Jerusalem –In the presence of Mr Michael Köhler, Director for Neighbourhood at the European Commission's DG DEVCO and UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator Mr Frode Mauring, the European Union and UNDP signed a contribution agreement worth € 2.4 million in an effort to safeguard cultural heritage in the old city of Jerusalem.
01 Jul 2013
Geneva – With some of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) already met, more targets are within reach by the 2015 target date, while challenges to achieving others must be urgently addressed, according to a new report launched today by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
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