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.
Statement for Administrator for International Women’s Day 2016Mar 8, 2016This International Women’s Day, the world stands well positioned to move forward on gender equality.
Satellite images show scale of destruction in YemenSep 2, 2015Satellite images released by UNDP and UNOSAT-UNITAR show the recent destruction of markets, buildings, roads and bridges, as well as private homes and businesses, as a result of the ongoing fighting in Yemen.
Youth project provides jobs to displaced people in YemenSep 2, 2015A community based project in Yemen provides jobs to displaced young people to help create awareness around water and sanitation.
On the Occasions of International Youth Day Celebrated in Sana’a on 26 August 2014Aug 26, 2014With an average age in Yemen being 17 years old, it is the young people of this country that will shape and safeguard the New Yemen. The UN remains committed to stand along with the people of Yemen and assist the youth in the country in your difficult, but promising hard work to build the future you want.
Study Tour to the Netherlands proves a great learning experienceFeb 12, 2014The 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.
Editorial on Human Right’s DayDec 10, 2013First of all, I wish to express my deepest condolences to the people of Yemen following the sad events of last Thursday. Our hearts are with families and friends of victims that were robbed the most basic human right of all – the right to life. I have the whole UN family in Yemen with me joining your grief of the lost lives and the wounded.
Empowering youth as ‘the engine of transition’ in YemenNov 22, 2013Yemen is currently facing an explosive “youth bulge”: the country holds the world's record for fertility rate (5.4 children born per woman) and about a quarter of the population is aged 10 to 19, with 46 percent of them under 16.
A consolidated partnership between UNDP, Government, private sector, donors and MFI's to boost youth empowerment and innovation in YemenOct 31, 2013A consolidated partnership between UNDP, Government, private sector, donors and MFI's to boost youth empowerment and innovation in Yemen