With support from UNDP and the Governments of Japan and Korea, Youth boost business and entrepreneurship in Yemen: the Innovation and Creativity Award winners
Oct 31, 2013
A press conference was convened at at Al-Bustan Hotel to inaugurate the winners of the youth innovation and creativity award. Twenty eight youth from around Yemen were impatient for 31st of October the day, in which sixteen innovative and creative business ideas won the Youth Innovation and Creativity Award. The award rewards the youth innovative business ideas with $20,000 for each project.
Editorial by Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed UN Resident Coordinator UN Day 2013
Oct 24, 2013
United Nations Day is a chance to recognize how much the organization contributes to peace and common progress around the world. The United Nations is our organization; it belongs to all of us, member states and people.
UNDP leads multilateral organizations in global aid transparency
Oct 23, 2013
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the top-ranked multilateral organization in aid transparency according to a leading global ranking released today.
Interview: “There will be no stability if we don’t also deal with the underlying causes of the current crisis.”
Sep 25, 2013
This morning (25 September), the United Nations Secretary General and Humanitarian Chief, as well as Ministers, directors of UN agencies and others will gather in the margins of the UN General Assembly to discuss the political, economic and security situation in Yemen.
Statement of Sima Bahous Assistant Secretary General and Chair of the Regional UN Development Group for the Arab States
Sep 25, 2013
I thank His Excellency, HRH Prince Saud Al Faisal, Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for hosting this meeting and for the leadership of Saudi Arabia in co-chairing the Friends of Yemen.
Development Partners and Yemeni Election Commission Sign Common Resources Framework for Biometric Voter Registration Phase to Enhance Coordination
Sep 15, 2013
Implementing agencies and Multi-Donor Basket Fund partners gathered at the Supreme Commission for Elections and Referendum (SCER) on Sunday, 15 September 2013 to sign a comprehensive coordination document known as the Common Resources Framework, ensuring greater cooperation and coordination for the rollout of the nationwide Biometric Voter Registration campaign.
Biometric Voter Registration Kits Arrive in Yemen, Signaling a New Era for Yemen
Sep 15, 2013
Two-thousand nine-hundred and fifty biometric voter registration kits have arrived in Yemen as a portion of the planned roll out of a technologically-advanced biometric voter registration system supported by the Multi-donor Basket Fund project managed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which is spearheading the support to the reform to the currently outdated voter registry.
Police Female Leaders further develop their skills attending a Leadership & Strategic Planning Course
Sep 8, 2013
SANA’A, the he Ministry of Interior in cooperation with United Nation Development Programme (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 Leadership & Strategic Planning for 28 female police officers from Sana’a and other Governorates serving in key positions and senior female police officers aspiring to become leaders.
UNDP Fosters Youth Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Yemen
Jul 8, 2013
Sana’a, under the patronage of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, UNDP and Government of Yemen have launched the Youth Innovation and Creativity Award, with the vibrant participation of 600 youth and representatives from the Government as well as the international community.
Yemen makes progress on human rights reporting obligations despite the prevailing challenges
Jul 8, 2013
SANA’A, The Government of Yemen, with the support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has finalized its third state report on the Convention on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and is in the process of submitting the report to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.