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  • 17 Feb 2015
    United Nations reaffirm commitment to delivering assistance to Yemen

    The UN has been in operation in Yemen for over 60 years, sometimes through very difficult circumstances. Over these 60 years, UN agencies, funds and programmes have continued to work with the government, civil society partners and Yemeni women and men to ensure that activities related to health, education, food and shelter, just to name a few areas of assistance, are not disrupted.

  • 16 Dec 2014
    MoLA Inaugurates Strategy for Supporting CSOs’ Role in Transitional Justice

    The Ministry of Legal Affairs (MoLA),in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Office of the United Nation High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR),) launched its “Strategy for Engaging Civil Society in Transitional Justice Efforts in Yemen.”

  • 05 Nov 2014
    Members of Aden Land Commission Gains Valuable Lessons from their Mission to Germany

    Members of the Aden Land Commission travelled to Germany for a nine-day learning visit to discuss mechanisms and approaches of dealing with land and property restitution issues.

  • 30 Oct 2014
    Signing ceremony of a project that will support Government’s efforts to address ghost workers and double dippers

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Government of Yemen (GoY), represented by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and Ministry of Civil Service (MoCS) signed the “Strengthening Civil Service and Human Resources Management Project (SHRM)”.

  • 10 May 2014
    Yemen's Election Commission Rolls out Biometric Voter Registration Pilot

    More than a thousand citizens in a small district of Sanaa actively took part in the future of electoral registration in Yemen when they headed to local schools to participate in Multi-donor Basket Fund supported Biometric Voter Registration.

  • 17 Apr 2014
    UNDP Experts Deem Latest Biometric Voter Registration Software a Success

    Sana'a, as part of the GCC initiative and its implementation mechanism, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) technical experts under the Multi-Donors Basket Fund (MDBF) and the Supreme Commission for Elections and Referendum (SCER) judges huddled late into the night around the commission’s meeting room throughout this week, testing the latest software version for the Biometric Voter Registration kits set to be used in the nation’s largest registration drive.

  • 06 Apr 2014
    The Joint Peace and Transition Support Project PTSP signed

    Sana’a - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Government of Yemen (GoY), represented by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and Ministry of Local Administration signed the “Peace and Transition Support Project (PTSP)”.

  • 06 Apr 2014
    UNDP Signs Project Document for Phase II of Support to Elections during the Transitional Period with Government of Yemen

    Sana’a - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners, including the UK, Denmark, Sweden, Japan, Netherlands, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, France and Turkey, through the Support to Elections during the Transitional Period (SETP) project extend their support to the Government of Yemen with the aim of reinforcing the electoral cycle and conducting fair, open and inclusive electoral events, as part of the UN’s integrated support to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Transition Agreement.

  • 01 Apr 2014
    Mr. Paolo Lembo assumes his duties as the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Yemen

    Mr. Paolo Lembo today assumed his duties as the Resident Coordinator (RC) of the United Nations in Yemen. He is responsible for coordinating all UN entities in the country to ensure that UN’s efforts are coherent and aligned with the Government’s development priorities and the needs and aspirations of the people living in the Yemen.

  • 26 Mar 2014
    UN hails the release of two abducted UN staff

    The UN is grateful for the determined efforts of the Yemeni Authorities which secured their safe return.

  • 09 Mar 2014
    Police Public Relation officers further develop their Public Communication and Inter-personal skills

    SANA’A, 09March 2014. The Ministry of Interior in cooperation with United Nation Development Program(UNDP)/Emergency Capacity Development Facility (ECDF) project and with funding from the U.S Department of State: Bureau of Intl Narcotic & Law Enforcement (INL) has organized an intensive one-week training course on Public Communication for 35 MoI Public Relation Officers fromSana’a and several governorates.

  • 04 Mar 2014
    UNDP Congratulates Government of Yemen on Launching the Partnership Framework with Civil Society Organizations

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) congratulates the Government of Yemen (GoY) on its remarkable achievement of launching the "Partnership Framework between the Government of Yemen and Civil Society Organizations" during the “Partnership for Development Knowledge Conference” held today at Movenpick Hotel in Sana'a.

  • 26 Feb 2014
    Consultation process for formulation of Yemen's Human Rights Strategy initiated

    SANA’A, with support from the UNDP, Yemenis, representing governmental institutions and civil society have commenced discussions on the formulation of Yemen's first-ever Human Rights Strategy. The inclusive formulation process of the Yemen Human Rights Strategy will be supported by a multi-donor (UNDP, SIDA and The Netherlands Government) supported project.

  • 24 Feb 2014
    UNDP Welcomes Appointment of Prime Minister Spokesperson

    SANA'A, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) welcomes the appointment of the Prime Minister Spokesperson, Mr. Rajeh Badi, and considers the establishment of the official spokesperson office an important step in improving communication and transparency across by the Government of Yemen.

  • 18 Feb 2014
    UNDP Resident Representative submit the 1st two years Progress Report 2012-2013 of Transition Plan

    Sana’a, during a meeting with Dr. Mohammed Al-Sa’adi, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Mr. Ismail Ouldcheickh Ahmed, UDNP Resident Representative handed over copy of a progress report on UNDP support during the first two years (2012-2013) of transitional period.

  • 12 Feb 2014
    Study Tour to the Netherlands proves a great learning experience

    The Technical Committee formed by the Ministry if Human Rights entrusted with drafting the law for the establishment on an Independent National Human Rights Institution (INHRI) has recently concluded a study tour visit to the Netherlands as part of UNDP's "Support to Human Rights during the Transitional Period" project activities.

  • 09 Feb 2014
    French Government joins nations supporting elections in Yemen

    Sana’a, Sunday 9 February 2014, signaling greater international cooperation for the transitional period and the electoral processes that are its backbone, the United Nations Development Programme and the French Government on Sunday formally signed an agreement that would contribute some US$ 406,620 to Yemen’s new voter registry.

  • 25 Dec 2013
    UNDP Yemen welcoming new Country Dirrector

    UNDP Yemen has the honor of welcoming Ms. Mikiko Tanaka as its new Country Director. Ms. Tanaka started her assignment in Yemen today, 24th December 2013, taking over from the former Senior Country Director Gustavo Gonzalez.

  • 24 Dec 2013
    Swedish and UNDP signed a Cost Sharing Agreement to support Transitional Justice

    The UNDP's Acting Resident Representative Mr. Mahamed Hassen and Mr. Anders Frankenberg, Head of MENA Unit of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) signed a Cost Sharing Agreement through which the SIDA will donate SEK 14,000,000 ($ 2,1 million, approximately) to support the Implementation of Transitional Justice Project in Yemen.

  • 24 Dec 2013
    Transitional Justice Awareness Workshops Conducted as Public Platforms to Address Past Injustice

    The UNDP's Acting Resident Representative Mr. Mahamed Hassen and Mr. Anders Frankenberg, Head of MENA Unit of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) signed a Cost Sharing Agreement through which the SIDA will donate SEK 14,000,000 ($ 2,1 million, approximately) to support the Implementation of Transitional Justice Project in Yemen.