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Switzerland partners with UNDP to support Eritrea youth

In December, SDC contributed $1 million to the UNDP youth employment and skills development programme in Eritrea (in total, they pledged more than…

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Citizens’ Advisory Bureau helps conflict-affected people get back on their feet

UNDP supports five сitizens’ advisory bureaus to support the government in providing administrative, psychological and legal aid in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.  

Switzerland Pledges US$3 million to Multi-Agency UN Programme

A US$3 million allocation from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) will support a joint UNDP, UNCDF, and UN Women programme to advance gender equality and sustainable development by…  

Somali Leaders and the International Community Determined to Make Somalia Famine Resistant

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. Today, the country is marking…  

Partnerships for sustainable development and humanitarian action

Fifteen UN and international organisations gather at WEF Annual Meeting.  

Zimbabwe Receives US $502 Million Additional Funding from Global Fund

A ceremony to mark the award of US $ 502 million additional healthcare funding from the Global Fund to Zimbabwe was held in Harare today. The grants will support HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria…  

Switzerland, UNDP and WFP join forces for the recovery of Cuba after Hurricane Irma

Switzerland government is providing 1.9 million Swiss francs to UNDP and WFP to support Cuban families affected by Hurricane Irma.  

UN and partners launch plan to support over five million Syrian refugees and countries hosting them

United Nations Agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP).  

Women Have the Right to ‘Freedom from Fear’, say UN Officials

Senior UN officials are calling for an end to violence against women and an end to impunity for sexual abuse.  

A new plan for a new era

UNDP launched a new and ambitious blueprint for development at the UN headquarters in New York.  

Iran airports to benefit from GARD disaster response training program

Deutsche Post DHL Group and UNDP, together with Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company will carry out the GARD program at Mehrabad International Airport from 25 to 29 November 2017.  

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