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05 Feb 2013
Speech of Mr. Stein Hansen, UNDP Resident Representative a.i., during a press conference for the launch of The Women Economic Empowerment Incubator
The 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.
05 Feb 2013
The economic past experience of industrial countries, has shown that the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play a vital role in the economic development of all industrial countries, through their perceived role in transferring innovative ideas into reality.
30 Jan 2013
Articles Press Releases Speeches UNDP Kuwait in the Media UNDP Kuwait and KISR hold first Environmental Indicators Workshop 30 January 2013 image The Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will jointly organize a workshop for the Environmental Indicators of the STATE OF Kuwait, which is part of the Kuwait Integrated Environmental Information Network project.
23 Jan 2013
Second International Conference On Learning Difficulties and Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder to be held
The Kuwait Association For Learning Differences (KALD) along with UNDP Kuwait held a press conference today at UN House to mark the occasion of the 2nd International Conference on Learning Difficulties and Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder: Assessment & Intervention.
16 Dec 2012
KUWAIT CITY, 16 December - UNDP Kuwait, along with Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) and Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), has embarked on implementing the ‘Fostering Youth Resiliency’ project that aims to end violence amongst youth by conducting a series of workshops, life skills, trainings, and participatory activities in local schools, youth sports centers and communities.
05 Dec 2012
The President of the 67th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Mr. Vuk Jeremić, visited the United Nations House in Kuwait.
25 Nov 2012
UNDP Kuwait, together with national supporters, commemorated the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence by raising awareness on the subject. The event is an international campaign originating from the first Women's Global Leadership Institute coordinated by the Center for Women's Global Leadership in 1991.
- 08 Nov 2012
06 Nov 2012
UNDP Kuwait is pleased to partner with the Kuwaiti Environmental Public Authority and convene this two day workshop held at the UN House today and tomorrow.
05 Nov 2012
On behalf of UNDP Kuwait, I am honoured to welcome this great contribution made by the State of Kuwait in funding Junior Professional Officer posts in the United Nations system. Young Kuwaiti men and women, from a diverse range of educational and professional backgrounds, will be placed in UNDP, UNFPA and UNIDO, in headquarters and field offices to engage directly on UN projects and operations in the advancement of international cooperation.
04 Oct 2012
UNDP Kuwait’s Country Office, in partnership with the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, has successfully completed the training of 80 women religious leaders - empowering the participants to effectively and creatively address the developmental challenges in Kuwait.
16 May 2012
Kuwait has become the first gulf country to implement the WRACATI project with support of the UNDP. Kuwait will implement the project as the seventh country in the Arab region and the first in the Gulf.
25 Apr 2012
The initiative, titled "The Development Of Religious Discourse For Sustainable Development," will improve religious leaders' role in development and encourage the participation of the public through a series of workshops geared to provide the necessary understanding of development and its impact on society.
11 Apr 2012
A new feature-length documentary film -- the first to include footage filmed in every country on earth captured all on the same day, and created with the help of the United Nations and an international community of filmmakers --is to debut on Earth Day, April 22, 2012 at screenings in more than 160 countries worldwide.
22 Mar 2012
In cooperation with Kuwait Global Warming Team, UNDP Kuwait supported the celebration of Earth Hour during Kuwait’s Environmental Month along with several other agencies and actors.
06 Feb 2012
Young people around the world are deeply concerned about a lack of job opportunities and are calling for an increase in investment in this area, according to the latest World Youth Report, issued today by the United Nations. In the aftermath of the economic crisis, the global youth unemployment rate saw its largest annual increase on record in 2009, resulting in around 75.8 million unemployed youth.
08 Dec 2011
The United Nations Development Programme in Kuwait is proud to celebrate Human Rights Day on the 10th of December 2011. As the promotion of human rights is a fundamental goal of the United Nations, Human Rights are intrinsic to the work of the United Nations Development Programme in Kuwait.
21 Nov 2011
"This is an annual workshop held every year in which many international experts participate. The traffic situation is important. All related institutes should cooperate to find the important solutions and reduce losses in lives and finance."
16 Nov 2011
The opening press conference took place on November 16th at the UN House in Mishref and was hosted by The UNDP Kuwait. Opening remarks were conducted by Dr. Adam Abdelmoula, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Kuwait, by the co-director of the Green Caravan Film Festival, Sandra Al-Saleh and the Chief of the UN-Habitat office in Kuwait Dr. Tarek A. El- Sheikh.
11 Nov 2011
With the oil industry and the public sector being a leading contributor to Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the economy has been modest in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries including Kuwait.
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