Labor Day 2016 Celebration in KuwaitMay 9, 2016On 9 May, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in the State of Kuwait, Ms. Zineb Touimi-Bejelloun, welcomed national partners and guests to an event at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Building United Nations House to celebrate International Labour Day and highlight the achievements to date of the joint programme of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
UN to Hold World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul in MayMar 23, 2016he United Nations Secretary-General will hold the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit on 23 – 24 May 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey,
UNDP supports event held at the University of KWSRC, on the occasion of Inernational women day 2016Mar 8, 2016On 8 March, Ms. Dima Al-Khatib, UNDP Kuwait Deputy Resident Representative, participated in a public awareness event organized by the Women’s Studies and Research Centre of the University of Kuwait to celebrate International Women’s Day.
UNDP Kuwait and the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development host the first national symposium on the UNDP Kuwait Junior Professional Officer ProgrammeFeb 7, 2016On 7 February, under the auspices of Her Excellency Mrs. Hind Subeah Al-Subeah, Minister of State for Planning and Development and Minister of Social Affairs and Labour, UNDP Kuwait and the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development (GSSCPD) organized a symposium for national partners and stakeholders on the UNDP Kuwait Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme. In welcoming the participants, Ms. Zineb Touimi-Benjelloun,
First Board Meeting of the Joint Programme to Support the Public Authority of ManpowerJan 26, 2016UNDP and the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development (GSSCPD) launched the first project board meeting of the Joint Programme to support the Public Authority of Manpower (PAM). This project represents the first joint programme in Kuwait between 3 UN agencies: UNDP, International Labor Organization (ILO), and the International Organization of Migration (IOM).
United Nations in Kuwait conducts the Arab regional launch of the UNFPA 2015 State of World Population Report “Shelter from the Storm” at the Arab Planning Institute in partnership with the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and DevelopmentJan 20, 2016On 20 January 2016, the United Nations Resident Coordinator Ms. Zineb Touimi-Benjelloun, and the Arab Region Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Mr. Mohamed Adel-Ahad, launched the 2015 UNFPA State of World Population report “Shelter from the Storm: A Transformative Agenda for Women and Girls in a Crisis-Prone World”. The event was hosted by the Director-General of the Arab Planning Institute, Dr. Badr Mal Allah, and organized in partnership with the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development (GSSCPD), led by Secretary-General Dr. Khaled Mahdi.
Insaf Campaign” roundtable discussionJan 19, 2016UNDP Kuwait in its efforts to empower Kuwaiti women and advocate for their legal rights, the Head of Gender and Social Development Programme, Sahar Shawa, participated in the “Insaf Campaign” roundtable discussion on Tuesday 19th January 2016 organized by the Women Cultural and Social Society
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) National WorkshopDec 10, 2015In partnership with the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development, UNDP convened the first national workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
UNDP Kuwait GBV InterventionsNov 26, 2015In commemoration of the 16 days of activism on ending violence against women, as part of the United Nations Campaign “Unite to end violence against women” and in the efforts to raise public awareness to end this human rights violation that affects at least 1 in 3 women and girls worldwide, Sahar Shawa, Head of UNDP Gender and Social Development Programme at UNDP Kuwait conducted advocacy activities in association with civil society organizations.
HE Mrs Hind Subeah al-Subeah and RCRR host a gathering of leading Kuwaiti women to commemorate International Day for the Elimination of Violence against WomenNov 25, 2015Wednesday 25 November marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, as decreed by the United Nations General Assembly. On this occasion, H.E. Mrs. Hind Subeah Al-Subeah, Minister of Social Affairs and Labour and Minister of State for Planning and Development and Ms. Zineb Touimi-Benjelloun, UN Resident Coordinator / UNDP Resident Representative
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