Supporting Internal Displaced Persons in war-torn areas in Yemen
Dec 1, 2016
Since the failure of political dialogue process in September 2014 followed by an intensive military conflicts in number of governorates including Aden, triggered a comprehensive civil war in March 2015, which was sequentially followed by the launching of the military operations by the Arab Force Coalition that further exacerbated the humanitarian situation, as well as contribute further deterioration of the Yemeni economic to the level of collapsing.
Empowering Local Communities in Lahj to Manage Conflicts and Promote Social Cohesion
Nov 15, 2016
UNDP in partnership with Partners Yemen launched on Saturday October 22nd a six-day Advanced Training of Trainers in Sana'a, to develop the capacities of 13 experts from Lahj Governorate, 30 % of whom are women, in dialogue facilitation and design situation and conflict analysis.
Building Capacity of Local NGOs to Respond to Yemen's Humanitarian Crisis and Improve Service Delivery in Conflict Affected Communities: Training of Trainers (TOT)
Nov 12, 2016
Funded by United Nations Peace Building Fund (UNPBF) and in cooperation with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Humanitarian Forum Yemen (YHF) has concluded Training of Trainers (TOT) course on Humanitarian Competencies, Conflict Resolution, and Early Recovery to build the capacity of local Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)
Building Capacity of Local NGOs to Respond to Yemen's Humanitarian Crisis and Improve Service Delivery in Conflict Affected Communities
Oct 23, 2016
Humanitarian Forum Yemen (YHF) in cooperation withThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) the has concluded a two-week training course on Humanitarian Competencies, Conflict Resolution, and Early Recovery to build the capacity of local Non-Government Organizations (NGOs). The objectives of the training are to reflect the local NGOs experience in the thematic training manuals, which UNDP and YHF are working to develop, promote a wide scale response to the humanitarian crisis in the country and to improve service delivery in the conflict affected areas. In the presence of representatives from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour, UNDP, YHF and local NGOs, a closing ceremony was held in the capital Sana'a on Thursday to mark the graduation of more than 60 trainees including 50% of women, representing 30 local NGOs from the governorates of Abyan, Aden and Taiz.
UNDP Yemen welcoming new Country Director
Aug 7, 2016
UNDP Yemen has the honor to welcome Mr. Auke Lootsma as the new Country Director. Mr. Lootsma started his assignment on the 3rd of August 2016, taking over from the former Country Director Ms. Mikiko Tanaka.
World Bank Approves US$50 Million Grant to Help Communities and Institutions in Yemen Cope with the Conflict
Jul 20, 2016
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved today a US$50 million emergency project to support Yemeni households and communities hard hit by the ongoing crisis. The grant is part of a new World Bank Group strategy for Yemen, also endorsed today by the Board of Executive Directors, focused on enhancing Yemen’s resilience by preserving national service delivery capacity, while preparing for post conflict recovery.
These trucks are as old as my grandmother!
Jun 27, 2016
The collapsed arch that marks the entrance to Sa’ada City eerily greets the visitor. All along the five-hour drive north from Yemen’s capital city, Sana’a, we see marks of war – makeshift camps for the internally displaced and craters caused by military operations.
UN launches worldwide search for exceptional young leaders to help achieve Sustainable Development Goals
Jun 19, 2016
Young Leaders will collaborate with UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth to help end poverty, combat climate change and reduce inequality
UNDP and the Government of Japan support removal of debris and rubble in Aden
Jun 9, 2016
Aden, 9 June 2016 – UNDP and the Government of Japan launch the support to the local authorities to remove debris and rubble from Aden City.
UNDP supports improving livelihoods of rural communities & conservation of biodiversity in Socotra Archipelago
May 11, 2016
UNDP launched last week thirteen community projects to improve the livelihoods of rural communities, conserve the biodiversity of Socotra Archipelago and mitigate the impacts of Chapala and Meg cyclones that hit the island last year. The launching ceremony was attended by Socotra Governor, representatives of local council and non-government organizations (NGOs).