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Anti-bullying project takes off with the help of KNPC

In an aim to reduce the amount of bullying in schools and to decrease the evident violence that stems from it, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) signed a new agreement with the United Nations Development Programme in Kuwait. The project is titled “Fostering Youth Resiliency in Kuwait and it amore


Dr. Mubashar Riaz Sheikh, United Nations Resident Coordinator / United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative in Kuwait, inaugurates the first Model UN conducted by the Indian school community in Kuwait

04 Dec 2014

On 4 December, Dr, Mubashar Riaz Sheikh spoke at the inauguration of the Model United Nations session conducted by six Indian schools in Kuwait. The Model UN session was hosted by the Indian Educational School. Delegates from six schools debated resolutions on halting the Ebola crisis, addressing rmore


Global Humanitarian Appeal for 2015

09 Dec 2014

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and its international partners launched the Humanitarian Appeal for 2015. The appeal aims to raise a record US$16.4 billion in order to bring essential assistance to at least 57 million people affected by crises in 22 countries. more


Promoting awareness and recognition of people with disabilities

The State of Kuwait plays a significant and leading role amongst Arab States in terms of awareness, advocacy and recognition of disabilities and inclusion.  There are currently 27,000 registered persons with disabilities in Kuwait benefiting from a diverse range of benefits and services that gumore


Raising awareness on Kuwaiti family law

  Raising awareness to promote gender equality and, in turn, the standards of living of Kuwaiti families is crucial to creating a healthy environment for humans to functions. Therefore, a greater understanding of law and its protections can guide a society with the needed to tools in prosper anmore


Tree Plantation Ceremony to Celebrate Kuwait Independence and Liberation Days and to Thank key Partners

19 Feb 2015

On 19 February 2015, the United Nations Country Team in Kuwait was honoured by the presence of Ambassador Khaled Sulaiman Al-Jarallah, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and colleagues at a tree planting ceremony at UN House. The event was conducted in celebration of Kuwait’s Nationamore


UN House hosts event of the Kuwait Association for Learning Differences

07 Feb 2015

On 7 February, United Nations House was the setting for an event organised by the Kuwait Association for Learning Differences (KALD) to mark the successful conclusion of a two-day educators’ forum organised by the Association, under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Marzouq Al-Ghanim, Speaker of tmore

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