Two years after the 2014 Gaza hostilities, 16 heads of UN agencies in Palestine call for greater flow of material and funding to reverse Gaza’s de-development spiralAug 26, 2016On the day marking two years since the 26 August 2014 ceasefire which ended the most devastating round of hostilities in Gaza since the beginning of the occupation in 1967, 16 heads of United Nations agencies in Palestine call for the uninterrupted and predictable flow of material and increased funding to address humanitarian needs and boost economic prospects for Gaza’s 1.9 million residents.
UN Development Chief Visits SomaliaAug 24, 2016Mogadishu – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark reaffirmed the UN agency’s strong support for the development, peace-building, and state-building processes underway in Somalia during her visit to the country today.
USD 2 million for Youth Economic Initiatives in the West Bank Funded by Islamic Development Bank through UNDPAug 2, 2016Ramallah – The Ministry of Social Development, the Higher Council for Youth and Sports and UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People launched a tripartite partnership, worth USD 2.1 million from the Islamic Development Bank, to support youth economic initiatives in the West Bank.
Palestinian Ministry of Labor and UNDP Sign Agreement with Funds from Islamic Development BankJul 28, 2016The Ministry of Labour, represented by H.E. Mamoun Abu Shahla, and UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator, Roberto Valent, signed a USD 5 million Memorandum of Understanding to implement the Rapid Employment Generation project in the Gaza Strip, targeting recent graduates and unemployed youth.
World Bank Approves US$50 Million Grant to Help Communities and Institutions in Yemen Cope with the ConflictJul 19, 2016WASHINGTON—The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved today a US$50 million emergency project to support Yemeni households and communities hard hit by the ongoing crisis.
UNDP and the Government of Japan support removal of debris and rubble in AdenJun 9, 2016Aden – UNDP and the Government of Japan launch the support to the local authorities to remove debris and rubble from Aden City.
UNDP and QDF forge strategic partnership for DevelopmentMay 24, 2016Istanbul - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Qatar Development Fund (QDF) signed today in Istanbul, on the sidelines of the World Humanitarian Summit, a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their cooperation and strategic partnership in support of the achievement of internationally agreed development goals including the Sustainable Development Goals. UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark and Director General of the QDF, Khalifa Al Kuwari signed the Memorandum of Understanding.
World Humanitarian Summit: Growing crises need development answersMay 20, 2016Development is a key part of the solution to the unprecedented humanitarian crises the world currently faces, said the UNDP.
Partnership between Ministry of Interior, UNDP and the European Union in support of Local Development and Participatory DemocracyMay 12, 2016Algiers- A program of capacity building in local development / joint models (CapDEL) was signed today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Algerian Government . Previously a financing agreement was signed between the Algerian government and the European Union on this project.
UNDP and the Social Fund for Development expand their cooperation to enhance job creation for the poorApr 27, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Social Fund for Development (SFD) signed today Wednesday 27th of April a three-year extension of the on-going partnership that aims at strengthening the institutional capacity of SFD and enhancing the sustainability of SFD’s role in poverty alleviation and job creation in Egypt.