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 the a new agreement with the United Nations Development Programme in Kuwait.
n 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.
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.
In November 2012, the State Minister for Planning and Development launched a joint initiative with the Kuwait United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to recruit 10 young Kuwaiti professionals for employment as Junior Professional Officers (JPOs) in offices of the United Nations around the globe.