Human Development

The vision of “putting people at the centre of development” has long been a theme of the United Nations, which why this programme is intrinsic to the work of UNDP in Kuwait. Human Development handles various elements important to the country's improvement including gender issues, traffic initiatives, learning disabilities and matters of the youth.

Our Goals

Promoting equality and stability with regard to human rights and youth development in order to provide better standards of living. more

Human & Social Development

Women's empowerment, improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and youth are three important pillars in UNDP Kuwait's Human & Social Development programme.more

Our Stories





The job shadowing initiative is a landmark initiative, which came out of the project “Promotion of Inclusive and Sustainable Development through Engagement with Religious Leaders”. The project was one of the Kuwait Country Program 2009-2014 projects, which was implemented with the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, where 300 women and men religious leaders received leadership training and 60 of them received the Training–of-Trainers program.more 

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Projects and Initiatives

  • Economic Empowerment of Kuwaiti Women

    The programme aims at contributing to the economic and social development of Kuwait with a particular focus on the empowerment of Kuwaiti women, by addressing the problem of unemployment among women.more 

  • Implementation of the long term national traffic and transport sector strategy for Kuwait

    The Project aims to build a national integrated road safety information system (NIRSIS) which will enable the gathering and analysis of road accidents' data, traffic features, geographical information and related issues, to provide decision makers and practitioners with reliable data for efficient policy development and implementation schemes. more 

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