UNDP Supports Civil Society in Yemen to Document Human Rights ViolationsOct 5, 2015UNDP together with UN WOMEN and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has started training Yemeni civil society organizations to independently document human rights violations and provide psychosocial support to victims of the ongoing conflict.
Collecting stories from chaosOct 2, 2015The war here in Yemen has caused over 4,000 civilians deaths and 1.4 million Yemenis to be internally displaced since March. To examine the impact of this war, UNDP Yemen turned to citizens to hear their daily hardships and identify opportunities to restore livelihoods.
UNDP signs agreement with King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center for emergency livelihoods and rights protection for Yemeni people Aug 27, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is pleased to announce the signing of a Cost-Sharing Agreement with the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center to improve food security in crisis-affected communities in Yemen and to support the protection of human rights in the country. The agreement was signed in Riyadh on 27 August 2015 and the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center will contribute $1,743,200 for three months duration. This is part of the broader contribution from Saudi Arabia to the UN Flash Appeal.
UNDP restoring community services through social entrepreneurship led by youthAug 24, 2015UNDP, Millennium Development Foundation and For All Foundation are launching three social businesses in Sana’a, which will directly support 53 vulnerable youth, including 30 women, with alternative economic opportunities that will benefit the affected population in Nuqum and Tahreer areas.
UNDP and Japan Invest in Yemeni Women to Build Resilience During CrisisAug 7, 2015UNDP and the Government of Japan are launching a Women Economic Empowerment programme geared to economically empower Yemeni women of Taiz and Ibb governorates. Mostly absent from the labour market, women possess an untapped potential for value chains and local economic activity which has become even more vital within the current crisis as livelihoods are directly and durably affected by the war, insecurity and the economic blockade.
Cleaning Campaign Launched in Aden Jul 15, 2015In partnership with START Foundation, UNDP conducted a cleaning campaign in Enma, a neighbourhood of Aden, during the week prior to Eid. The initiative aimed at supporting 350 local residents and internally displaced persons with emergency cash-for-work while improving the solid waste situation of their communities.
Satellite Images of Yemen Indicate level of destruction and implication for Recovery Jun 21, 2015Sana'a, 21 June 2015:The war in Yemen has generated a dire humanitarian situation with massive destruction to the country’s infrastructure.
UNDP champions community radio to promote culture of employability and entrepreneurship for youth in the central and southern governorates Mar 17, 2015Aden, UNDP is supporting a community-based business radio show on Lana Radio, airing for Yemeni youth in Aden and neighbouring governorates. In partnership with 21 Century Forum and Lana Radio, UNDP launched today in Aden its first public event on economic and employment-related topics, bringing listeners and journalists together for unique opportunities to exchange. The first event was attended by over 100 youth, in addition to representatives from UNDP, NGOs and journalists in Khormaksar.
UNDP promotes private sector development and youth entrepreneurs during critical times in YemenMar 12, 2015Today marked the launch of the first Business Support Centre in Yemen, supported by UNDP, in partnership with the Yemeni Business Club (YBC) and Spark. The launch, which was attended by representatives from the private sector, NGOs, the Social Fund for Development, UNDP and Spark, successfully outlined the importance of private sector development for resilience and inclusive growth.
MoLA Inaugurates Strategy for Supporting CSOs’ Role in Transitional JusticeDec 16, 2014The Ministry of Legal Affairs (MoLA),in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Office of the United Nation High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR),) launched its “Strategy for Engaging Civil Society in Transitional Justice Efforts in Yemen.”
- كجزء من مشاريعنا الطارئة لتعزيز الأمن الغذائي في أرجاء اليمن، حوالي مليون شخص محتاج تلقى الدعم عبر المبادرات النقد مقابل العمل، أكشاك السوق، توفير مضخات الطاقة الشمسية، المحميات الزراعية، والدجاج والماعز وكذلك الدراجات. As part of our emergency projects to enhance food security across Yemen, around 1 million people in need have received support in form of cash-4-work initiatives, market stalls, provision of solar pumps, greenhouses, chicken, goats as well as bicycles. Yesterday AT 02:16 AM
- نتقدم بأجمل التهاني للـ135 خريج من محافظة حجة والذين تخرجوا من دورة التدريب المهني التي استضافها معهد "صن رايز" وجامعة صنعاء! اكتسب المشاركون في هذه المبادرة وبدعم من كلا من برنامج الأمم المتحدة الإنمائي (UNDP)، هولندا، منظمة "ZOA" غير الحكومية و مؤسسة الألفية للتنمية، إكتسبوالمهارات الوظيفية العملية والنظرية الأساسية التي تشمل تقنيات حصاد المياه، وصيانة الألواح الشمسية ومضخات المياه بالطاقة الشمسية والسباكة والتسويق لمنتجات النظافة. ومن المتوقع أن يبدأ تدريب 170 شاب وشابة خلال الشهر الجاري. Congratulations to 135 young men and women from Hajjah governorate in Yemen who have graduated from a vocational training course hosted by the Sun Rise Institute and Sana’a University! Participants of this initiative supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Netherlands, the non-governmental organizations ZOA and Millennium Development Foundation acquired key practical and theoretical job skills that include water harvesting techniques, maintenance of solar panels and solar-water pumps, plumbing and marketing of hygiene products. Another batch of around 170 youth is expected to start the training this month. Read more: http://on.undp.org/T5502 #Peace4Yemen #Yemen #YemenCrisis #Yemeni Saturday AT 12:12 PM
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