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29 Mar 2017 description

The Socio-Economic Impact of People Living with HIV at the Household Level in Myanmar study conducted by the Ministry of Health and UNDP assesses the socio-economic impact of HIV-related diseases at the household level across all States and Regions in Myanmar. It collected data on the impact of HIV-related diseases on income, revenues, economic dependency, consumption, education, health, food security, stigma, discrimination, quality of life, and migration.

28 Mar 2017 description

Apiyeiw Akwor is the sole bread winner in her household. Her husband died some nine years ago, and now Apiyeiw raises her two children on her own. Apiyeiw’s life is hard. And continued hurdles from climate change – recent droughts caused by El Niño, land degradation, changing rainfall patterns – make it even harder.

Apiyeiw used to plant sorghum and maize along the banks of the Baro River – relying on rains to water the crops. But she never got much more than four quintals (about 400kg) per harvest.

28 Mar 2017 description

22 March 2017, Islamabad — As communities around the world begin to experience the impacts of climate change and face recurrent disasters, there has been increasing awareness of the importance of disaster risk reduction (DRR) - taking action to reduce vulnerabilities and exposure, and developing more resilient communities.

26 Mar 2017 description

The United Nations System in Peru continues to work in a coordinated manner with the Peruvian Government in face of the situation caused by heavy rains and landslides in various regions of the country.

As part of the international emergency response system, the UN activated the UNDAC (United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination) mechanism to make available to the Government international capacity for rapid inter-sectoral assessments, as well as to facilitate coordination and Information management.

26 Mar 2017 description

El Sistema de las Naciones Unidas en el Perú continúa trabajando de manera coordinada con el Gobierno peruano ante la situación generada por intensas lluvias, huaicos y deslizamientos que enfrentan varias regiones del país.

Como parte del sistema internacional de respuesta a emergencias, la ONU activó el mecanismo UNDAC (Evaluación de Desastres y Coordinación) a fin de poner a disposición del Gobierno la capacidad internacional para hacer evaluaciones inter-sectoriales rápidas, así como facilitar la coordinación y el manejo de información.

Maps / Infographics

380 entries found

Jobs

3 entries found
29 Mar 2017 description
job Closing date: 04 Apr 2017 UN Development Programme

Duty Station: Amman, Jordan (with frequent travel to Yemen)

Grade: P4

Vacancy Typ: FTA International Contract Duration:1 Year with possibility for extension

Background

27 Mar 2017 description
job Closing date: 06 Apr 2017 UN Development Programme

Job Code Title: Head of Integrated Office of the UN Deputy SRSG / Resident Coordinator

Department: Nairobi, Kenya (with frequent travel to Somalia and relocation once the security situation allows)

Reports to: DSRSG/RC/HC/RR

Position Status: Non-rotational

Grade/Level: P6

Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment (International)

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Purpose

17 Mar 2017 description
job Closing date: 10 Apr 2017 UN Development Programme

Generally, the Secretariat Support Specialist will manage the GPP Secretariat and carry out administrative tasks necessary for the functioning of the secretariat and provide direct support to the GPP Steering Committee in executing the overall work plan of the partnership.

Training

11 entries found
07 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Nov 2017 Training date: 28 Nov 2017 to 01 Dec 2017 UN Development Programme

This course is designed for those working in the public sector interested in gaining a comprehensive overview of public procurement and obtaining a professional certification in UN and public procurement, accredited with CIPS. It is also relevant to those new to the procurement function or those who have worked in the function, but have not previously undertaken formal training. Additionally, those in functions that include close interaction with procurement, such as programme and project staff who would like a closer understanding of procurement would find this course relevant.

07 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Nov 2017 Training date: 14 Nov 2017 to 17 Nov 2017 UN Development Programme

This course is designed for those working in the public sector interested in gaining a comprehensive overview of public procurement and obtaining a professional certification in UN and public procurement, accredited with CIPS. It is also relevant to those new to the procurement function or those who have worked in the function, but have not previously undertaken formal training. Additionally, those in functions that include close interaction with procurement, such as programme and project staff who would like a closer understanding of procurement would find this course relevant.

07 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 04 Oct 2017 Training date: 17 Oct 2017 to 20 Oct 2017 UN Development Programme

This course is designed for those working in the public sector interested in gaining a comprehensive overview of public procurement and obtaining a professional certification in UN and public procurement, accredited with CIPS. It is also relevant to those new to the procurement function or those who have worked in the function, but have not previously undertaken formal training. Additionally, those in functions that include close interaction with procurement, such as programme and project staff who would like a closer understanding of procurement would find this course relevant.

07 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Sep 2017 Training date: 03 Oct 2017 to 06 Oct 2017 UN Development Programme

This course is designed for those working in the public sector interested in gaining a comprehensive overview of public procurement and obtaining a professional certification in UN and public procurement, accredited with CIPS. It is also relevant to those new to the procurement function or those who have worked in the function, but have not previously undertaken formal training. Additionally, those in functions that include close interaction with procurement, such as programme and project staff who would like a closer understanding of procurement would find this course relevant.

07 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 05 Jun 2017 Training date: 20 Jun 2017 to 23 Jun 2017 UN Development Programme

This course is designed for those working in the public sector interested in gaining a comprehensive overview of public procurement and obtaining a professional certification in UN and public procurement, accredited with CIPS. It is also relevant to those new to the procurement function or those who have worked in the function, but have not previously undertaken formal training. Additionally, those in functions that include close interaction with procurement, such as programme and project staff who would like a closer understanding of procurement would find this course relevant.