Democratic Governance

Challenges in Yemen

Yemen is entering a critical phase in its history and fledging transition from autocracy to democracy, 2013 represents a milestone year for the country as it attempts to achieve a series of crucial benchmarks. More

Our Goals

In response to Yemen’s challenges and the Transitional Period, the UNDP Country Office undertook a massive realignment of its resources and capacities to target and align its priorities to the Transition Period. This new focus was motivated by the Gulf Cooperation Council Implementation Mechanism, as well as a “UNDP Transitional Plan for Yemen” aligned with "“Joint UN Vision to Support the Transition", encouraged on by management. more

Democratic Governance

UNDP supports Yemen during the Transitional Period by focusing on elections, national dialogue, rule of law, transitional justice and others.more

Our Stories

UNDP Administrator asking Senior Country Director about 3X6 approach
Innovating in Transitional contexts

The UNDP Country Office presented two innovative approaches for employment generation –the 3x6 approach- and capacity development in transitional settings –the Emergency Capacity Development Facility- atmore 

Elham Sarhan, head of the Women’s Unit at the SCER, takes charge during a meeting about voter education
The Struggle for Enfranchising Women for Yemeni Elections "UNDP support targeted voter education for women across Yemen"

SANAA, Yemen — Elham Sarhan wears a badge of courage underneath her hijab. A small bump sits atop her forehead. It is a scar that ismore 

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