UNDP supports improving livelihoods of rural communities & conservation of biodiversity in Socotra ArchipelagoMay 11, 2016UNDP launched last week thirteen community projects to improve the livelihoods of rural communities, conserve the biodiversity of Socotra Archipelago and mitigate the impacts of Chapala and Meg cyclones that hit the island last year. The launching ceremony was attended by Socotra Governor, representatives of local council and non-government organizations (NGOs).
Yemen Our Home and Sabafon partnering to bring relief to physically disabled and war victims in Sana’aApr 27, 2016Yemen Our Home and Sabafon partnering to bring relief to physically disabled and war victims in Sana’a
Supporting community-oriented solutions to conflict in Taizz and AbyanApr 10, 2016Sana’a, 11 April 2016 - UNDP in partnership with Search for Common Ground has launched a Social Cohesion and Conflict Transformation Initiative in Ash Shamayateen and Al Ma'afer districts of Taiz Governorate and Lawdar and Mawdiah districts of Abyan Governorate. The project aims to support community-based dialogue to resolve conflicts and enhance community resilience to violence in the targeted districts.
UN WOMEN in Yemen Celebrating the International Women's Day “Planet 50-50" by 2030.Mar 17, 2016Sana'a, 16 March 2016 - Coinciding with the celebrations of the World on the International Women's Day towards global attention on gender equality and issues of women's rights, and despite the current unstapled situation in Yemen, UN WOMEN in Yemen was keen to assess the effectiveness of this remarkable occasion by celebrating and organizing an event in the UN common premises in close collaboration with the office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Yemen. The ceremony started with a welcome speech by UN Resident Coordinator Mr.Jamie McGoldrick who stressed the important role played by women in building their community.
UNDP at 50: An investment in UN’s key role in developmentFeb 24, 2016As it marks 50 years at the frontlines of international development, UNDP should be seen as an investment in the UN’s critical role in helping to build a world free of poverty and inequality.
UNDP expands emergency solid waste assistance to Sa’ada and AdenFeb 8, 2016Aden and Saada, 7 February, 2016 - UNDP in partnership with Abna’a Sa’ada Organization and Nahda Makers launched an emergency management project to restore disrupted solid waste removal service in the governorates of Sa’ada and Aden respectively.
Stakeholders and practitioners validate the national biodiversity strategy and planDec 22, 2015Sana’a, 22 December 2015 - In partnership with UNDP and Global Environment Facility (GEF), the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) developed the second National Biodiversity and Action Plan (NBSAP2) committed under the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD). The strategy and its action plan focuses on achieving a resilient, productive and sustainable socio-ecosystem by 2050.
Yemen Our Home, innovative online platform connects Yemeni Diaspora with local communities in needDec 21, 2015Hundreds of youth in Sana’a, Taizz, Aden, Seyoun and Al Mukalla celebrated today the launch of Yemen Our Home, a crowdfunding platform supported by the United Nations Development Programme that links the Yemeni Diaspora with projects targeting affected communities.
Mr. Jamie McGoldrick assumes his duties as the UN Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator in YemenDec 17, 2015Mr. Jamie McGoldrick has 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 needs and aspirations of the people living in the Yemen.
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