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10 Dec 2014
UNDP Kuwait conducts consultative workshop with national partners to propose programmatic interventions in the Country Programme Action Plan 2015 – 2018
On 10 and 11 December 2014, UNDP Kuwait conducted a workshop for approximately 40 representatives of the Government of the State of Kuwait, private sector, civil society and research institutions
09 Dec 2014
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and its international partners launched the Humanitarian Appeal for 2015. The appeal aims to raise a record US$16.4 billion in order to bring essential assistance to at least 57 million people affected by crises in 22 countries.
04 Dec 2014
The United Nations in Kuwait, in partnership with the Central Blood Bank of Kuwait and the Ministry of Health, conducts a blood drive for UN staff members to mark World AIDS Day 2014
The United Nations in Kuwait, in partnership with the Central Blood Bank of Kuwait and the Ministry of Health, conducts a blood drive for UN staff members to mark World AIDS Day 2014.
04 Dec 2014
Dr. Mubashar Sheikh, United Nations RC /RR in Kuwait, inaugurates the first Model UN conducted by the Indian school community in Kuwait
n 4 December, Dr, Mubashar Riaz Sheikh spoke at the inauguration of the Model United Nations session conducted by six Indian schools in Kuwait. The Model UN session was hosted by the Indian Educational School.
31 Oct 2014
The United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for funding for projects to advance and support democracy. Project proposals may be submitted on-line between 15 November 2014 and 31 December 2014 at www.un.org/democracyfund. You can find guidelines, FAQs and lessons learned from previous rounds at http://www.un.org/democracyfund/application-materials
31 Oct 2014
The number of social media websites found on the Internet today is uncountable, but there isn’t a single one exclusively dedicated to promoting the culture of peace. With newsfeeds filled with conflicts, terrorism, and political problems, it’s clear that Peace needs a digital home.
01 May 2014
KUWAIT, May 2014 – Head of Gender and Social Development at UNDP Kuwait Ms. Sahar Shawa was selected as Gender Net Community Member of the Month. Shawa’s diligent efforts in the areas of women’s empowerment, women’s rights, and gender equality and mainstreaming have earned her high praise and brought recognition and visibility to the work being done by UNDP Kuwait’s CO. Shawa is only the third female ever to be profiled from the Arab region, and the first in the Gulf.
24 Sep 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.
15 Sep 2013
Today, the world celebrates the 6th International Day for Democracy under the slogan “Strengthening Voices for Democracy.” On November 2007, the General Assembly proclaimed 15 September as the International Day of Democracy. This day provides an opportunity to highlight the centrality of this universal core value and to review the state of democracy in the world. Democracy is as much a process as a goal, and only with the full participation of and support by the international community, national governing bodies, civil society and individuals, can the ideal of democracy will be realized.
19 Aug 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.
27 Jun 2013
UNDP Kuwait conducts "Training Of Trainers For Building National Capacities On Human/Women's Rights And Legal Empowerment In Kuwait"
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.
10 Apr 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
- Each year the 257 Family Courts across Egypt see up to a million cases filed each year, almost 80 percent of them by women.The most vulnerable are illiterate women facing domestic violence to alimony and inheritance disputes. UNDP Egypt is helping vulnerable people, especially women, navigate the country's justice system. Since 2008, 32 legal aid offices offering free services were established around the country, and have addressed 45,674 cases, 74% of which were brought by women. 40 minutes ago
- Esam, a waste removal worker from Idleb, is one of the 14,400 emergency employment workers who keep essential services running for 7.6 million displaced Syrians inside Syria. Idleb currently hosts 40% of internally displaced Syrians--that's 3.4 million people! In 2010, before the conflict, Idleb had a population of 165,000 Syrians. The sheer volume of new people arriving daily from active conflict areas remains a daunting challenge for Idleb and other cities that were not built to support a population of this scale. Our response to #SyriaCrisis: www.undp.org/syriacrisis #WhatDoesItTake | UNDP Syria 4 hours ago
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