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ASEZA and UNDP Sign an agreement to support Aqaba marine reserve management and the design of the Marine Science Centre in Aqaba

With the support of the European Union (EU), Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority(ASEZA) and United Nations Development Programme UNDP signed today an agreement to support the management of the…  


Yemen’s beekeeping and honey production

Beekeeping and honey production are ancient crafts. The history of Yemeni beekeeping – a traditional profession that serves as a source of income for thousands of Yemeni families across the country –…  


Finland and UNDP continue to support the resilience of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Syria

The Government of Finland and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Syria signed an agreement today worth EUR 4,000,000 to support the resilience of persons with disabilities (PWDs) and…  


Pioneering virtual-reality tourism in Egypt’s protected areas

A new age of digital innovation is transforming the tourism industry. With global tourism massively disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual reality (VR) tourism offers people around the world a…  


The World Bank’s IDA Scales up its Support for Yemeni People

6 April 2022 – Sana’a, Yemen: US$108 million of additional finance from the World Bank’s International Development Association to step up social protection and support for Yemeni households whose food…  


Statement by UNDP Administrator, Achim Steiner on Mine Action Day, 4 April 2022

Landmines -- explosive devices purposely hidden below ground with the intent to kill and maim -- can lay silent for years or even decades. Yet when disturbed by a farmer tending to crops or a child…  


The Long-Term Price of Yemen’s Conflict

In 2021, with support from UNDP and its international partners, 200 YEMAC mine action professionals – 17 of whom were women – were trained in non-technical survey (NTS), explosive ordnance disposal…  


The Power of Partnership: Scaling up for Recovery and Resilience in Yemen

Against all daunting conditions, the World Bank – through funding from its International Development Association (IDA) – has worked with UNDP Yemen and the Social Fund for Development (SFD) and the…  


Strengthening partnerships Key to accelerating Africa’s post-COVID-19 recovery efforts and addressing emerging challenges

At the conclusion of a virtual Ministerial Meeting held on 26 and 27 March within the framework of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), senior government officials from…  


Arduous Journey for Water

Yemen’s Children: Sacrificing their Education and Wellbeing for Water  

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