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Every year on 21 September, the United Nations calls on all nations and people to put down their weapons and reaffirm their commitment to living in harmony with one another. Today, as we mark the…  

Hodeidah: Providing critical vehicles to support demining efforts

Sana’a – Today the United Nations Development Programme provided our national partner, the Yemen Executive Mine Action Center (YEMAC), with 20 Hilux armored vehicles to support their daily demining…  

Hodeidah: Thousands take to the streets for Ramadan clean-up campaign

Hodeidah – Communities throughout Hodeidah are participating in a Clean-Up initiative – removing waste from the streets, during the holy month of Ramadan. From 20 May to 20 June 2019, four thousand…  

World Bank and UNDP: Continuing strong partnership for Yemeni people

Sana'a - The World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) commits an additional US$100 million for two years to continue helping the Yemeni people in crisis.  

UNDP: Standing ready to help upgrade facilities at newly demilitarized Hodeidah ports

Sana’a – As military and security forces leave Hodeidah, Ras al-Isa and Salif ports, the United Nations Development Programme is ready to help improve the efficiency and productivity of the ports.  

Conflict: Yemen has already lost two decades of Human Development

Amman, Jordan - The study projects that, if this conflict ends in 2019, the economic output losses will be at around US$88.8 billion, which is a reduction of US$2,000 of the GDP per capita share…  

UN Secretary-General's message: International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

Secretary-General's message on the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action  

UNDP seeks to improve conditions in prisons

Sana’a, Yemen – Correction facilities in Dhamar, Hodeidah, Ibb and Sana’a governorates received 7,000 mattresses provided by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Rule of Law (RoL) Project…  

World Water Day 2019

Water is an essential building block of life. It is more than just essential to quench thirst or protect health; water is vital for creating jobs and supporting economic, social, and human…  

2019 Human Development Report Focus: Inequality

New York, 21 March 2019 - The report, to be released in the last quarter of the year, will provide a comprehensive picture of the many forms of inequality that are shaping the 21st Century.  

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