The Secretary General Massage on World Environment Day 5 June 2015 Jun 5, 2015The theme of this year’s World Environment Day is “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care”. Humanity continues to consume far more natural resources than the planet can sustainably provide. Many of the Earth’s ecosystems are nearing critical tipping points. It is time for us to change.
Statement of UN leadership on the occasion of World Environment Day 2015: “Seven billion dreams. One planet. Consume with care”.Jun 5, 2015Waste Not Want Not From Wasted Economy to Wasted Planet: Why Changing Our Consumption Patterns is a Choice We Must Make! An Editorial by Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme
UNDP Kuwait celebrates World Environment Day with Kuwait Oil CompanyJun 4, 2015On the occasion of World Environment Day 2015, Kuwait Oil Company held an event at their Ahmadi Headquarters to showcase KOC’s support to the local community through its corporate social responsibility programme in the field of environmental sustainability.
Speech by Dr. Mubashar Riaz Sheikh on the occasion of the Kuwait Integrated Environmental Management System Enhancing Air Quality Compliance and Management WorkshopSep 24, 2013Welcome to the UN house and the Kuwait Integrated Environmental Management System program workshop. The discussion over the next two days will be very important to the State of Kuwait and the health of its citizens and residents as we meet to discuss Air Quality in Kuwait and how we can manage it effectively. We are gathering here today to learn about the progress achieved in the development of the Kuwait Integrated Environmental Management System (KIEMS) in relation to Air Quality Management in Kuwait.
UNDP Kuwait and KEPA host workshop to improve air quality and air managementSep 24, 2013KUWAIT CITY, 24 September 2013 (UNDP Kuwait) - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will host a workshop with the Kuwait Environment Public Authority (KEPA) and local industry as part of the Kuwait Integrated Environmental Management (KIEM) project to improve air quality and air management within the State of Kuwait.
Kuwait celebrates World Humanitarian Day 2013Aug 19, 2013Under the patronage of the UN Secretary General’s Humanitarian Envoy, Dr. Abdullah Matouq Al-Matouq, the Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organization and the Consultant of the Amir of Kuwait, we are putting together an event on the 19th of August 2013 in partnership with UNDP to join communities and organizations all over the world in celebrating World Humanitarian Day (WHD) for the first time.
UNDP Kuwait conducts "Training Of Trainers For Building National Capacities On Human/Women's Rights And Legal Empowerment In Kuwait"Jun 27, 2013The United Nations Development Programme in Kuwait has successfully completed the “Training of Trainers for Building National Capacities on Human / Women’s Rights and Legal Empowerment in Kuwait.” The series of events took place at the Women’s Cultural and Social Society in Khalidya, the UNDP local partner, and included many participants in related fields to this important issue of national development.
UNDP Kuwait hosts Private Sector RoundtableApr 10, 2013The United Nations Development Programme in Kuwait has hosted a roundtable discussion on promoting the private sector development in The State of Kuwait. The event took place at the UN House.
Speech of Mr. Stein Hansen, UNDP Resident Representative a.i. Press Conference for the launch of The Women Economic Empowerment IncubatorFeb 5, 2013The Economic Development Unit, also known as an Entrepreneur Incubator, is designed to support Kuwaiti women to establish and manage their own micro, small and medium-sized businesses. The Incubator provides the physical infrastructure required to establish a small business, through the refurbishment of the premises in South Surra, and supports the development of the technical skills and expertise the entrepreneurs will need to launch, manage and develop sustainable businesses.
Contact UNDP in KuwaitMedia Inquiries Phone: +965 2530 8000
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: +965 2539 9357
- Lessons from sovereign debt crises and the past year of crises. Taking a risk-informed approach to the way governments generate income and budget for financial revenue and staff expertise. Reviewing the way aid organizations and donors decide on which development project budgets and policies to fund. How can development financial policy prepare countries to manage unexpected shocks and risks? 4 hours ago
- "In the years ahead, one of the biggest risks to the people of the Pacific region will be natural disasters," says our Chief Helen Clark at the World Humanitarian Summit consultations in Auckland, New Zealand. She and other participants are discussing what aid priorities will boost human development in the region after 2015. Read more about her three priorities on disaster risks: 5 hours ago
- Following today's tragic airstrike to our UNDP Yemen office in Aden, United Nations Chief Ban renews call for peaceful negotiations to end the conflict in Yemen. He reiterates international humanitarian law and the protection, safe passage and safety of civilians and aid workers during conflict. Full statement: www.un.org/sg/statements/index.asp?nid=8779 8 hours ago
- "See more posts on"Facebook