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
UNDP Kuwait celebrates with Central Statistical Bureau of the State of Kuwait “World Statistics Day 2015: Better Data, Better Lives”Nov 4, 2015On 20 October 2015, UNDP Resident Representative a.i., Ms. Al-Khatib, participated in an event organized by the Central Statistical Bureau of the State of Kuwait to mark World Statistics Day, under the theme “Better Data, Better Lives”
UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative to the State of Kuwait present her letter of credenceNov 2, 2015Kuwait's new UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Ms. Zineb Touimi-Benjelloun met His Excellency Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, The First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs on Monday 2 November 2015 to submit her letter of credence.
Climate ChangeOct 18, 2015In preparation for the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP 21) taking place in Paris on 30 November 2015–11 December 2015, UNDP has been joining efforts with several advocacy activities with the French Embassy in Kuwait
United Nations celebrates the first anniversary of the Global Humanitarian Leadership Award presented to His Highness the Amir by the UN Secretary-GeneralSep 14, 2015On 9 September, the United Nations celebrated the first anniversary of the Global Humanitarian Leadership Award presented to His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait, on 9 September 2014 by the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon.
Kuwait "strategic partner to the UN"Aug 18, 2015NEW YORK, Aug 18 (KUNA) -- A number of officials at the UN praised Kuwait's contributions to the international organization, naming Kuwait as a valuable strategic partner especially within the humanitarian domain.
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