Vienna, 15 December 2015 – The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People (UNDP/PAPP) signed agreements worth USD 01 million to implement projects in support of the resilience of Palestinians residing in East Jerusalem and Gaza. The new agreements aim at increasing access to healthcare services for cancer patients in East Jerusalem and creating employment opportunities for youth in Gaza.
December 17, 2015, Vienna, Austria. The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has extended two grant agreements to the United Nations Development Program/Program of Assistance to the Palestinian People (UNDP/PAPP). The grants, totaling US$1m, will support initiatives aimed at enhancing cancer care facilities in Jerusalem and creating youth employment opportunities in Gaza.
The agreements were co-signed by OFID Director-General Suleiman J Al-Herbish and Roberto Valent, Special Representative of the UNDP Administrator in Palestine.
Vienna, Austria, December 11, 2015. Over 24 partner countries stand to benefit from the latest round of financing approved at the 153rd Session of the Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID).
Public sector approvals amount to nearly US$154m and comprise the following: See complete table
Grant funding totaling US$3.36m was also approved for the following projects/programs:
Director General signs loan agreements with ten partner countries
Vienna, Austria October 12, 2015. A delegation from the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), headed by Director-General Suleiman J Al-Herbish, has concluded a high-level mission to Lima, Peru, to attend the 2015 Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as well as a number of other important meetings.
Vienna, Austria, September 22, 2015. The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has extended a US$300,000 grant to the United Nations Register of Damage Caused by the Construction of the Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (UNRoD). The grant will help UNRoD to further protect the legal rights of Palestinians affected by the construction of the wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and to determine the outcome of key final status critical matters such as territory, borders and the status of East Jerusalem.