What We Do

UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 166 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. As they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our partners.

Our Goals

Our vision is to play a leading role specifically during 2012-2014 in supporting Government of Yemen’s Transitional Plan as a result of a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) agreement that was signed in November 2011 by Yemeni political figures to save Yemen from falling under civil strife trap. UNDP continues performing as leading agency in the area of elections, governance reforms that will emerge from the national and political dialogue, as well as livelihood interventions and employment generation as well as empowerment of local governance.

UNDP is making difference all over Yemen

UNDP is making difference in Yemeni Peoples' lives around the country by contributing to government's efforts on elections, national dialogue, livelihood interventions and employment generation as well as empowerment of local governance.more

Our Stories

An information center established by UNDP to sell and market bidiversity products and promote ecotourism in Socotra Archipelago, August 2016

Socotra's Information Center: Biodiversity Conservation and Sharing Benefits

The Socotra Archipelago, an island in the Arabian Sea, is a prime center of unique biodiversity. It is historically renown by its rare and spectacular plants.more 

With earnings from in a UNDP emergency jobs project, Mohammed Alshouthmi purchased a motorcycle and now supports his family by working as a motorcycle taxi driver

Economic empowerment puts youth in driver’s seat

At just 22 years old, Mohammed Hamood Alshouthmi is the main breadwinner for his family. But the conflict in Yemen has made it all the moremore 

Women Painters do not only fight unemployment, they also challenge gender stereotypes Photo: YEEP

Women fight unemployment and shake gender stereotypes through painting

By Kawkab Althaibani At the far corner of the rigid walls of the 7 of July Girls School, 17 young women with blue jackets painting diligentlymore 

Haj Ahmad at his apple farm

Hajj Ahmad, one of hundreds of farmers benefited from the distribution of fertilizer and seeds supported by UNDP

Hajj Ahmad Sayed, 61 years old, was one of hundreds of farmers who benefited from the distribution of fertilizer and seeds, which was implemented by UNDPmore 

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