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 experience Feb 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 Yemen Nov 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 States Sep 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.
- بعد 6 أشهر من الصراع، الألغام والذخائر الغير المنفجرة تشكل تهديدا خطيرا للشعب اليمني والتنمية. فهي تعيق وصول المساعدات الإنسانية، وعودة النازحين، وكذلك منع الوصول إلى الأراضي الزراعية والطرق و مياه الشرب والحطب. خلال تقييم حديث لحجم التلوث بالألغام في عدن، خبراء الألغام من شريكنا، المركز اليمني التنفيذي لمكافحة الألغام ، وجد وقام بتطهير ثلاثة الغام: After 6 months of conflict, mines and other Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) pose a serious threat to the people of Yemen and development. They hinder the delivery of humanitarian aid, return of internally displaced as well as block access to farmlands, roads as well as drinking-water and firewood. During a recent assessment of the scale of mine contamination in Aden, mine experts from our partner, the Yemen Executive Mine Action Centre (YEMAC), found and cleared already three mines: Yesterday AT 03:56 AM
- 250 شاب و شابه يقومون بتنظيف الشوارع والمدارس التي تستضيف النازحين داخليا في منطقة السبعين، المنطقة الأكبر والأكثر ضررا في صنعاء نتيجة الصراع. الشباب المشاركين هم من برنامج النقد مقابل العمل الذي ينفذه شريكنا المحلي مؤسسة لأجل الجميع ، ونحن معا نقوم بتوفير فرص العمل الطارئة للشباب المتضررين من النزاع في اليمن لمساعدتهم على مواجهة الآثار المدمرة للحرب الجارية وإغاثة النازحين داخليا والمجتمعات المضيفة. اقرأ المزيد: http://owl.li/SSy1x Meet some of currently 250 young men and women who are cleaning streets and schools hosting internally displaced people in Al-Sab’een, Sana'a's largest and most conflict affected district. The youth are participants of our Cash-For-Work programme, implemented by our local partner For All Foundation. Together, we provide emergency employment to conflict-affected youth in Yemen to help them cope with the devastating effects of the ongoing war and bring relief to internally displaced and host communities. Read more: http://owl.li/SSy1x 01 October AT 05:09 AM
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