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14 May 2013
Nadia Al Sakkaf – a Yemeni Businesswoman receives Business for Peace Award, honored on May 14th at Akershus Nobel Prize Fortress in Oslo
This year, UNDP has developed a new strategic partnership with the Business for Peace Foundation and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to promote the Business for Peace Award. UNDP country offices were invited to support this year’s nomination process. Nominations were received from over 50 countries, and a Yemeni business woman, Nadia Al Sakkaf, nominated by UNDP Yemen, has been chosen as Honoree.
02 May 2013
The Government of Yemen, through its Youth Economic Empowerment Project (YEEP) implemented with support from UNDP and the Governments of Japan and Korea launched the "3x6 approach" on May 2, aiming to create sustainable employment for young disadvantaged Yemenis in Aden.
11 Mar 2013
Graduation Ceremony Marks the Success of the first phase of the UNDP's "3x6" Youth Employment Approach
A graduation ceremony was conducted today to celebrate the successful completion of the first phase of the "3x6 approach" aiming to empower youth with sustainable employment. The ceremony was organized by the Government of Yemen via its Youth Economic Empowerment Project which is implemented by For All Foundation and supported by UNDP and the Governments of Japan and Korea.
24 Feb 2013
Dr. Mohammad Al-Saadi, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, H.E Ali Mohammed Al-Yazidi, Minister of Local Administration, Minister of Local Administrator, and Mr. Gustavo Gonzalez UNDP Senior Country Director will sign today a project document to undertake an assessment of formal and informal governance in Yemen.
24 Feb 2013
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today its support to the Emergency Capacity Development Facility managed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The initial 1,000,000 USD contribution will be channeled to Yemen via the UNDP Thematic Trust Fund for Crisis Prevention and Recovery through an agreement between the Headquarters of the agencies.
24 Feb 2013
Under the leadership of the National Mines Action Committee (NMAC), the Yemen Mines Action Center (YEMAC) and UNDP developed a new project document to take into account the new challenges in the field of mines action as a result of the recent conflicts, particularly in the North and the South of the country.
18 Feb 2013
Government of Yemen with UNDP and Government of Japan present on the ground to support job creation for youth
The youth say that they have not only learned job skills but have also learned to save which helps them to build resiliency in their lives. They learn how to be ambitious and how to look differently to life. “Now, I know that I can start from zero,” says one of the youth
27 Sep 2012
President of the Republic of Yemen, Mr. Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi, met on Tuesday United Nations Development Programme Administrator, Ms. Helen Clark, in New York. President Hadi outlined the crisis of Yemen as a concurrent Political, Security and Economic crisis.
09 Sep 2012
The two-day meeting of Yemen’s donors 4-5 September has demonstrated the commitment of the international community to support Yemen to overcome current development and humanitarian challenges in addition to ensuring the timely and honest implementation of the GCC initiative and its implementation mechanism. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, UN Humanitarian and Resident Coordinator said: “The message from the donors was clear, that Yemen deserves urgent support to ensure a successful transition to a stable nation. Several donors highlighted the humanitarian crisis faced by the country and the need to address it.”
15 Aug 2012
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Yemen (GoY) signed today the Support to the Implementation of Transitional Justice in Yemen (2012 - 2014) Project, at the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (MoPIC)
24 Jul 2012
UNDP and the government of Yemen sign two project documents to support human rights and biodiversity
Sana’a, Tuesday, 24 July 2012 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Government of Yemen (GoY( signed today two important projects documents at the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (MoPIC).
24 Jul 2012
UNDP and the Government of Yemen Sign Two Project Documents to Support Human Rights and Biodiversity
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Government of Yemen (GoY0 signed today two important projects documents at the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (MoPIC).
02 Jul 2012
With the participation of the UN RC Mr. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, Yemen launches transitional program for stabilization and development 2012-2014
Yemen launched on Monday a transitional program for 2012-2014 that aimed at restoring political, security and economic stability with external aid. During a meeting titled "Donors Strategic Partnership Forum," which discussed the program and a joint social and economic assessment after the unrest in 2011, the Yemeni government kicked off the program, whose priority was finalizing a peaceful power transfer under a UN-sponsored transition deal reached in November 2011.
10 Jun 2012
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Yemen (GoY), represented by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, signed two project documents today at the Ministry, to support Yemeni youth.
09 Jun 2012
Sana’a - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Yemen (GoY), represented by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, signed two project documents today at the Ministry, to support Yemeni youth.
17 May 2012
(Volunteering Football League Championship 2012) for Youth Groups and Volunteering Organizations was Inaugurated
Mr. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, UN Resident Coordinator & United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, inaugurated today Volunteering Football League Championship 2012. Fifteen football teams from Youth Groups and one team from the UN System in Yemen will run for the title.
12 May 2012
Signing of "Emergency Capacity Development Facility" Project Document, Ould Cheikh Ahmed: This is an Important Step to Confirm our Support to the Needs of Transition
A signing ceremony of “Emergency Capacity Development Facility” project document was held today in Sana’a, between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Government of Yemen (GoY), represented by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (MoPIC).
29 Apr 2012
Under the patronage of H.E. Mr. Mohammad Salem Basendwa, Prime Minster of Yemen, the Ministry of Fisheries has conducted the Second Consultative Workshop to Review and Update the National Fisheries Sector Strategy in Sheba Hotel, in the period form 29 â€“ 30 April 2012.
14 Apr 2012
New United Nations Resident Coordinator (UN RC)/ United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative (UNDP RR) Mr. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed arrives in Yemen
Mr. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed has been newly appointed, by the United Nations Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, as UN Yemen Resident Coordinator and UNDP Yemen Resident Representative, and he arrived in Sana’a. He presented his credentials today to H.E. Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Abu Bakr Al Qirbi, and he assumed his duties immediately. In addition to the above mentioned position, Mr. Ould Cheikh Ahmed is also the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator.
30 Jan 2012
The Handicraft Symposium and Traditional Sana’ani Craft Exhibition were inaugurated today, in Sana’a, under the patronage of H.E. Saa’d ElDin Ali Salem Ben Taleb, Minister of Trade and Industry. The Symposium and the Exhibition are supported by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Economic Diversification Programme.