• Apr 21, 2013

    3x6 has been successfully implemented in post-conflict Burundi over the past years with the support from the Japanese Government. The UNDP “Youth Economic Empowerment Project” is implementing this new approach in Yemen.

  • Apr 8, 2013

    As a key development agency in Sudan, UNDP supports strategic capacity development to promote inclusive, transparent and efficient governance systems. Through partnerships with national and subnational government and civil society, UNDP strives to eliminate poverty, enable recovery, and sustain the environment, and advance peace and social cohesion in Sudan.

  • Feb 22, 2013

    The discovery of the informal sector began to materialize in the early seventies. The notion, although alien to many, showed logic and started to develop to this day. The debate over the importance of the informal sector/economy continued, some believed that the informal sector is associated with poor countries and economies and it would disappear once these countries achieved sufficient economic growth.

  • Jan 29, 2013

    The Government of Jordan adopted its first Poverty Alleviation Strategy in 2002 recognizing poverty as a key development problem requiring a comprehensive policy for improving the lives of the poor and socially excluded, increasing their human capabilities, providing them with economic opportunities and fully integrating them in the society. Considerable progress in poverty reduction has been achieved. The Government has put in place a series of social programs aimed at increasing employment opportunities, curbing unemployment, combating poverty and offering in-kind and cash assistance for the poor and marginalized groups within Jordanian society. These measures helped to reduce the incidence of absolute poverty (measured on a comparable basis).

  • Jul 2, 2012

    The first report from the UN system on the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Realizing the Future We Want for All – recommends that new goals should build on the strengths of the Millennium Development Goals, apply to all countries, and be based on the fundamental principles of human rights, equality, and sustainability.

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