UNDP Administrator: Lebanon’s development under pressures due to the Syria Crisis
Feb 16, 2018
Beirut - Achim Steiner, the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), warns of pressures on Lebanon’s social services, infrastructure and jobs due to the impact of the Syria Crisis as he wrapped up his first official visit to Lebanon yesterday.
Governments of the Future
Feb 13, 2018
Let me start with a frank confession: I am a passionate believer in the potential of technology as we make sustainable development and inclusive societies a reality
UNDP and Japan boost support for resilience among communities in Syria
Feb 6, 2018
The Regional Bureau for Arab States of the United Nations Development Programme signed today an agreement with Japan to expand efforts to strengthen resilience of communities affected by the crisis in Syria
Somali leaders and the international community determined to make somalia famine resistant
Jan 30, 2018
One year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, famine has so far been averted due to a large-scale, collective, and unprecedented humanitarian response
Businesses employ design thinking to expand economic opportunities for Syrian refugees and Jordanian communities hosting them
Jan 28, 2018
Amman – Representatives from the Jordanian and global private sector, government, civil society and international organizations convened today in the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre, in the Dead Sea to explore and develop new business solutions to create jobs and enhance economic prospects for Syrian refugees and communities hosting them across the Kingdom.
The Netherlands increases its support to stabilize newly liberated areas in Iraq
Dec 17, 2017
Baghdad – The Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has contributed an additional USD 14.2 million (EUR 12 million) to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives to stabilize areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The Netherlands is currently the fourth largest donor supporting stabilization work in Iraq, with a total contribution of over USD 42 million.
Generous contribution ranks Germany as top contributor to stabilization in Iraq
Dec 13, 2017
Baghdad – The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has contributed an additional USD 94 million (EUR 80 million) to two major UNDP programmes that are helping to stabilize newly liberated areas – the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS),
UN and partners launch plan to support over five million Syrian refugees and countries hosting them
Dec 12, 2017
Amman/Geneva - United Nations Agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP), a USD 4.4 billion plan designed to support over five million refugees from Syria and the vulnerable communities hosting them in neighbouring countries.
Germany boosts the Stabilization Facility for Libya increasing its contribution by 1 million euros
Nov 30, 2017
Tunis, 30/November/2017 – During a ceremony that took place today at UNDP Libya office in Tunis, his excellency, the Ambassador of Germany to Libya, Dr. Christian Buck and Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya, Ms. Maria do Valle Ribeiro, signed an agreement increasing Germany's contribution to the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) with an additional 1 million euro.
A new plan for a new era: UN development agency charts course for development in 21st century
Nov 28, 2017
The UN’s development agency, the United Nations Development Programme, today launched a new and ambitious blueprint for development in the 21st century at the United Nations headquarters in New York.