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
Editorial by Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed UN Resident Coordinator UN Day 2013Oct 24, 2013United 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.
Statement of Sima Bahous Assistant Secretary General and Chair of the Regional UN Development Group for the Arab StatesSep 25, 2013I 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.
Interview: “There will be no stability if we don’t also deal with the underlying causes of the current crisis.”Sep 25, 2013This 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.
- Violence against women is a global pandemic. Unlike an illness, there is no medication or cure – but there are ways to prevent it before it happens. Learn more in this video from SayNO - UNiTE to End Violence Against Women #16days #orangetheworld Wednesday AT 03:18 AM
- نقوم بتزويد 186 من المزراعين الأكثر تضرراً في مديريات سحار ومجزر والصفراء وكتاف من محافظة صعدة بعدد 62 من البيوت البلاستكية المحمية. تهدف هذه المبادرة إلى دعم الامن الغذائي وتمكين منتجي المواد الغذائية المحلية والمزراعين لسد احتياجاتهم من الغذاء واجتياجات مجتمعاتهم المحلية من خلال تعزيز المدخلات والأصول الإنتاجية. We are providing 62 Greenhouses with irrigation systems and seeds to 186 of the most affected farmers in the districts of Sahar, Majez, Assafra and Ketaf of Sa’ada governorate. The initiative aims to support food security and enable local food producers and farmers to respond to their food needs and those of their respective communities through enhanced inputs and productive assets. 18 November AT 05:41 AM
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