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20 Oct 2014
H.E. Katsuyoshi Hayashi, Ambassador of Japan to Yemen, visited Aden for the first time since 1980. Japan’s support to southern Governorates extends to a wide array of interventions towards the stabilization and economic recovery of the region including returning Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). With the generous support of the Government of Japan, UNICEF supported school rehabilitation, therapeutic health and nutrition centers and water and sanitation projects for thousands of children, parents, and teachers.
17 Aug 2014
Supported by the United Nations and the World Bank: Yemeni Government Takes Serious Steps towards fighting poverty in the New Yemen
Sana'a, The Government of Yemen requests support from the United Nations to accelerate progress on eradicating poverty. Under a joint leadership by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Local Administration, partners and stakeholders have been invited for a two day workshop to discuss the unfinished business of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
06 Jul 2014
Sana'a, a cost sharing agreement was signed between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and UNDP represented by Mr. Jeroen Verheul, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands, and Mr. Paolo Lembo, UNDP Resident Representative for an amount of 500,000 euros dedicated to Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH).
07 Jun 2014
The Arab Youth Volunteering for a Better Future project, under the umbrella of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, is launching the “Youth Volunteering Award” competition for young volunteers of Yemeni nationality, aged between 18 and 29 years.
29 May 2014
Government of Yemen and UNDP signs two Project Documents supporting Yemen during the transitional period
A signing ceremony was organized at the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation in which two of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) projects to support Government of Yemen efforts during the transitional period were signed.
29 May 2014
The Government of Yemen and the United Nations sign the Peacebuilding Priority Plan for Yemen worth $12 million
The Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, His Excellency Mohammed al Saadi, the United Nations Resident Coordinator, Mr. Paolo Lembo, and a representative of the Office of the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General, Mr. Niels Guenther, today signed the Peacebuilding Priority Plan and five initial projects.
10 May 2014
More than a thousand citizens in a small district of Sanaa actively took part in the future of electoral registration in Yemen when they headed to local schools to participate in Multi-donor Basket Fund supported Biometric Voter Registration.
07 May 2014
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Deputy Regional Director for Arab States and Resident Representative in Yemen visit officials in Aden and inaugurate UNDP Sub-Office in Aden
Mr Mourad Wahba, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Deputy Regional Director for Arab States and Mr Paolo Lembo, Resident Representative visited on 7 May the Port city of Aden, accompanied by Ms. Mikiko Tanaka, Country Director.
17 Apr 2014
Sana'a, as part of the GCC initiative and its implementation mechanism, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) technical experts under the Multi-Donors Basket Fund (MDBF) and the Supreme Commission for Elections and Referendum (SCER) judges huddled late into the night around the commission’s meeting room throughout this week, testing the latest software version for the Biometric Voter Registration kits set to be used in the nation’s largest registration drive.
06 Apr 2014
Sana’a - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Government of Yemen (GoY), represented by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and Ministry of Local Administration signed the “Peace and Transition Support Project (PTSP)”.
06 Apr 2014
UNDP Signs Project Document for Phase II of Support to Elections during the Transitional Period with Government of Yemen
Sana’a - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners, including the UK, Denmark, Sweden, Japan, Netherlands, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, France and Turkey, through the Support to Elections during the Transitional Period (SETP) project extend their support to the Government of Yemen with the aim of reinforcing the electoral cycle and conducting fair, open and inclusive electoral events, as part of the UN’s integrated support to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Transition Agreement.
03 Apr 2014
Investing in youth: unleashing the potential of entrepreneurship and innovation in Yemen
Multi-donor Youth Economic Empowerment Project signed
Sana’a - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Yemen (GoY), represented by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Industry and Trade, signed on April 3rd the second phase of the Youth Economic Empowerment Project (YEEP).
01 Apr 2014
Mr. Paolo Lembo assumes his duties as the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Yemen
Mr. Paolo Lembo today assumed his duties as the Resident Coordinator (RC) of the United Nations in Yemen. He is responsible for coordinating all UN entities in the country to ensure that UN’s efforts are coherent and aligned with the Government’s development priorities and the needs and aspirations of the people living in the Yemen.
26 Mar 2014
The UN is grateful for the determined efforts of the Yemeni Authorities which secured their safe return.
20 Mar 2014
Sana’a, More than 60 youth in Arhab area celebrated today at Eagle Hotel in the Capital Sana’a their successful completion of the first phase of the 3x6 approach phase. The 3x6 approach of UNDP’s Youth Economic Empowerment Project (YEEP) targeted Arhab area north Sana’a as being a post-conflict area through WASH interventions.
09 Mar 2014
Police Public Relation officers further develop their Public Communication and Inter-personal skills
SANA’A, 09March 2014. The Ministry of Interior in cooperation with United Nation Development Program(UNDP)/Emergency Capacity Development Facility (ECDF) project and with funding from the U.S Department of State: Bureau of Intl Narcotic & Law Enforcement (INL) has organized an intensive one-week training course on Public Communication for 35 MoI Public Relation Officers fromSana’a and several governorates.
04 Mar 2014
UNDP Congratulates Government of Yemen on Launching the Partnership Framework with Civil Society Organizations
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) congratulates the Government of Yemen (GoY) on its remarkable achievement of launching the "Partnership Framework between the Government of Yemen and Civil Society Organizations" during the “Partnership for Development Knowledge Conference” held today at Movenpick Hotel in Sana'a.
26 Feb 2014
SANA’A, with support from the UNDP, Yemenis, representing governmental institutions and civil society have commenced discussions on the formulation of Yemen's first-ever Human Rights Strategy. The inclusive formulation process of the Yemen Human Rights Strategy will be supported by a multi-donor (UNDP, SIDA and The Netherlands Government) supported project.
26 Feb 2014
Taiz, a high-level delgatation from UNDP and the Yemeni governoment officials have conducted a two-day field visit to Taiz to review the progress of the youth beneficiairies’ bussiness projects generated as a result of the Youth Economic Empowerment Project’s support that apply 3x6 Approach of UNDP.
24 Feb 2014
SANA'A, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) welcomes the appointment of the Prime Minister Spokesperson, Mr. Rajeh Badi, and considers the establishment of the official spokesperson office an important step in improving communication and transparency across by the Government of Yemen.