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23 Feb 2017 description

Four people from Ta’iz died on the eve of Eid Al-Adha (a Muslim holiday celebrated every year) last year after their car plunged off the road. They were travelling from Aden to Taiz to spend the holiday with their families. People still remember the horrible car accident that took the life of Ziad Abdullah from Alqabaitah, Lahj, and badly injured three other passengers who were riding with him.

22 Feb 2017 description

FOR MAMAN GENEVIÈVE...

and thousands of smallholder producers in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Kwilu Province, the magic of cassava means new opportunities. By adopting improved planting, cultivation and processing techniques for her cassava crops, Maman Geneviève is making more money, creating better opportunities for her family, and finding a sustainable path to adapt to the wide-scale impacts of climate change.

22 Feb 2017 description

Natural hazards claim 1.35 million lives per year.

Over the past 20 years, typhoons, floods, droughts, earthquakes and other natural hazards have claimed 1.35 million lives and affected on average 218 million people per year. They also have devastating effects on socio-economic development with a global economic impact since 2005 surpassing USD 1.3 trillion, mostly in developing countries. If better preparedness planning was in place, time, money and lives could have been saved.

The international community underinvests in preparedness.

22 Feb 2017 description

21 February 2017, JUBA — Seven new public servants from the Republic of Kenya arrived to Juba this week to begin their assignments as civil service support officers (CSSOs) as part of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Regional Initiative for Capacity Enhancement in South Sudan, commonly referred to as the “IGAD Regional Initiative”. The new arrivals are joining two Ugandan CSSOs, who reported to Juba in May 2016, for a two-week induction workshop into the RSS/IGAD programme.

21 Feb 2017 description

Bogotá, febrero 20 de 2017. Durante la implementación del proyecto Capaz del Área de Paz, Desarrollo y Reconciliación del PNUD y con la financiación de la Embajada de Suecia, se han promovido y apoyado espacios académicos de discusión sobre la necesidad de pensar los beneficios y transformaciones que los nuevos escenarios de paz requiere Colombia; esto junto a la Universidad del Rosario, la fundación Hanns Seidel Stiffung, el Periódico El Tiempo y la Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá.

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Jobs

1 entries found
21 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 01 Mar 2017 UN Development Programme

I. Position Information

Job Code Title: Technical Specialist (Parliamentary Development)

Department: GROL/Parliamentary Support Project/Somalia

Reports to: Chief Technical Advisor

Duty station: Mogadishu, Somalia

Grade/Level: P-3

II. Organizational Context

UNDP Parliamentary Support

Training

14 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.