World Bank Approves US$50 Million Grant to Help Communities and Institutions in Yemen Cope with the ConflictJul 20, 2016The 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, 2016The 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 GoalsJun 19, 2016Young 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 AdenJun 9, 2016Aden, 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 ArchipelagoMay 11, 2016UNDP 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).
Yemen Our Home and Sabafon partnering to bring relief to physically disabled and war victims in Sana’aApr 27, 2016Yemen Our Home and Sabafon partnering to bring relief to physically disabled and war victims in Sana’a
Supporting community-oriented solutions to conflict in Taizz and AbyanApr 10, 2016Sana’a, 11 April 2016 - UNDP in partnership with Search for Common Ground has launched a Social Cohesion and Conflict Transformation Initiative in Ash Shamayateen and Al Ma'afer districts of Taiz Governorate and Lawdar and Mawdiah districts of Abyan Governorate. The project aims to support community-based dialogue to resolve conflicts and enhance community resilience to violence in the targeted districts.
Improving service delivery in rural communities of Ash-Shamaytayn District in TaizzApr 10, 2016UNDP in partnership with the Social Fund for Development (SFD) and local authorities has launched 100 community-based initiatives in Ash-Shamaytayn District in Taizz Governorate to promote community participation in local development by organizing Village Cooperative Councils and by stimulating community initiatives.
UN WOMEN in Yemen Celebrating the International Women's Day “Planet 50-50" by 2030.Mar 17, 2016Sana'a, 16 March 2016 - Coinciding with the celebrations of the World on the International Women's Day towards global attention on gender equality and issues of women's rights, and despite the current unstapled situation in Yemen, UN WOMEN in Yemen was keen to assess the effectiveness of this remarkable occasion by celebrating and organizing an event in the UN common premises in close collaboration with the office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Yemen. The ceremony started with a welcome speech by UN Resident Coordinator Mr.Jamie McGoldrick who stressed the important role played by women in building their community.
- بناء قدرة 16 منظمة من منظمات المجتمع المحلي في محافظة سقطرى في مجال إدراة المشاريع وكيفية إعداد التقارير الفنية والمالية. كما هدفت ورشة العمل إلى مناقشة الإنجازات التي تحققت من خلال تنفيذ 13 مشروع مجتمعي تم تدشينها في مارس 2016، وكذلك إيجاد الحلول للعقبات التي تواجه تنفيذ هذه المشاريع. وياتي هذا النشاط في إطار مشروعنا لدعم سبل المعيشة للمجتمعات الريفية وكذلك للمحافظة على التنوع البئيي في أرخبيل سقطرى، والممول من مرفق البيئة العالمية. Building the capacity of 16 NGOs in Socotra Governorate in project management and writing technical and financial reports. Today’s workshop also aimed at discussing the progress of implementing 13 community projects launched in March 2016 and to resolve any obstacles facing the projects’ delivery. This is part of our project to improve the livelihoods of rural communities and conserve the biodiversity in Socotra Archipelago, which is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) - Global Environment Facility Friday AT 01:59 PM
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