Press releases

  • United Nations and the GSSCPD convenes roundtable discussion on the private sector and the SDGs Oct 20, 2016

    On 20 October, the United Nations and the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development convened a roundtable discussion at the Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Building United Nations House on the role of the private sector as a partner in the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda through the national development plan.

  • Launch of traffic accident investigation Training Programme for MOI Police Officers Oct 9, 2016

    Kuwait City, KUWAIT: Under the project, “Implementation of Comprehensive and Long Term Traffic and Transport Sector Strategy for Kuwait,” UNDP, in partnership with the Ministry of Interior (MOI) and General Secretariat for Supreme Council for Planning and Development (GSSCPD) launched on Sunday 9 October 2016 a training programme targeting traffic police officers in the field of traffic accident investigation.

  • United Nations Development Programme sign the Project “ Developing and Piloting of a National Performance Management Framework” with State Audit Bureau and the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development Jul 18, 2016

    United Nations Development Programme signed on Monday morning the contract to support the Kuwaiti State Audit Bureau, "The Development and piloting of a National Performance Management Framework Project" in collaboration with the international consultant Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) to prepare an integrated guide for corporate governance in different sectors in the presence of Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development Dr. Khalid Al-Mahdi and Audit Bureau acting Deputy Abdul Aziz Al Houli and the resident Coordinator of the United Nations and resident representative of the UN Development Programme Zineb Touimi-Benjelloun and the representative of the international consultant Camille Haddad.

  • برنامج الامم المتحدةالانمائي يوقع مع التخطيط وثيقة برنامج المهنيين الفنيين JPO Jun 30, 2016

    وقعت الامانة العامة للمجلس الاعلى للتخطيط والتنمية وبرنامج الامم المتحدة الانمائي مساء امس على وثيقة مشروع للإدارة الفعالة لبرنامج المهنيين الفنيين المبتدئين JPO للدفعة الثالثة بحضور الامين العام للمجلس الاعلى للتخطيط والتنمية الدكتور خالد مهدي والمنسق المقيم للأمم المتحدة والممثل المقيم لبرنامج الامم المتحدة الانمائي زينب بن جلون

  • United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon visits Kuwait Jun 26, 2016

    Kuwait City, KUWAIT, - The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon made a brief visit to the State of Kuwait on Sunday to meet with His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled Al Hamad Al Sabah.

  • UNDP Kuwait and KEPA host workshop to improve air quality and air management Sep 24, 2013

    KUWAIT 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 2013 Aug 19, 2013

    Under 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, 2013

    The 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 Roundtable Apr 10, 2013

    The 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.

  • UNDP Kuwait aids the launch of The Women's Economic Empowerment Incubator Feb 5, 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.