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UNDP and the Republic of Korea Support Women’s Access to Justice and Health Security

12 July 2021 – Aden, Yemen: The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are working together toward stronger gender justice and health security for 10,000 women and…  


Vocational and Business Skills Training and Support Project Helps Improve Income Prospects for Youth

Sana’a, Yemen – The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Vocational and Business Skills Training and Support Project concluded training of 64 community business advisors, half of whom were…  


Vocational and Business Skills Training and Support Project

The “Vocational and Business Skills Training and Support” project aims to empower rural young women and men with vocational, technical and business skills, and nurture an entrepreneurship culture to…  


Building Resilient Livelihoods and Improving Protection Services for Conflict Affected Communities in Aden and Lahj

The Building Resilient Livelihoods and Improving Protections Services for Conflict Affected Communi-ties in Aden and Lahj (BRISCC) project aims to reduce the socio-economic vulnerabilities of conflict…  


The Five Pillars of Success: Salwa’s Story

In a small house filled with preschool-aged children playing joyfully, we met Salwa. A 32-year-old self-made community leader from Lahj in southern Yemen. Salwa wants to share her story and…  


Styling Your Way to Stability

With the support of her family, Samah bought the equipment she needed to establish a beauty salon in a room of her rented home. Carrying her tools with her, she also goes to the homes of brides and…  


SOCOTRA: Yemen’s Island of Natural Wonder and Beauty

Socotra, an island located 380 kilometres south of the Arabian Peninsula, means “island abode of bliss” in Sanskrit.  


ERRYII Programme Progress Brief - Issue 4

ERRYII programme brief- issue 4 highlights the Joint programme background ,key achievements, and challenges during the reporting period form July 2019 - December 2020.  


YECRP: Lifting Women From Poverty Through Livestock Projects in Yemen

UNDP's Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Programme (YECRP) – in partnership with the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) – has been diligently working with our local partner, the…  


For an equitable recovery from COVID-19, the key is to listen to women

Women across the Arab States region want and deserve an equal future free from violence and conflict; a future that is inclusive, sustainable and peaceful, with equal rights for all. To get there,…  

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