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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.
18 Oct 2011
A very remarkable year has passed since we gathered here a year ago to celebrate UN Day. The Arab region has been experiencing a defining moment in its modern history. It is a year of rejuvenated hopes for dignity and better future. The UN stands ready to support the Arab people in attaining social justice, dignity, and freedom during these transitions.
31 Jul 2011
As a key development partner for the State of Kuwait, the United Nations Development Programme is pleased to present Seeking Sustainability and Cost Efficiency: A UNDP Environment Programme for Kuwait as a blueprint for coordinated and targeted action towards achieving some of Kuwait’s most significant environmental goals.
28 Jun 2011
UNDP is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 166 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. As they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of partners.
29 Oct 2008
The State of Kuwait plays a significant and leading role amongst Arab States in terms of awareness, advocacy and recognition of disabilities and inclusion and in 1996, a “Disability Law” was officially passed which paved the way for the creation of “The Higher Council for the Disabled Affairs (HCDA)”. There are currently 27,000 registered persons with disabilities in Kuwait benefiting from a diverse range of benefits and services that guarantee their inclusion as well as positive contribution to the Kuwaiti society.
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- Bagan lies in Myanmar's dry zone. Without the hundreds of ancient pagodas sprawling across Bagan's ancient city, visitors would have a hard time believing that a kingdom once prospered here. Read about UNDP Myanmar's efforts to quench the earth's thirst in Bagan, the heart of Myanmar's dry zone. 3 hours ago
- "Building robust health systems, restoring and creating livelihoods and jobs, and strengthening the education, water, and sanitation sector." During yesterday's Ebola Conference in Belgium, our Chief Helen Clark highlighted three ways to build back better as governments and partners begin plans for Ebola recovery. #EbolaResponse 10 hours ago
- Earlier in the year, our conservation cameras snapped the first clear photo of the endangered (and very shy) snow leopard in in Katon-Karagai National Park. This special protection area, established in 2001, is the biggest national park in Kazakhstan and parts of the Altai-Sayan Eco-region, which sprawls into China, Mongolia and Russia. Meet Vladimir, the man behind the park cameras and read more about our conservation work. #seriousaboutwildlifecrime Yesterday AT 12:59 PM
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