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16 Jan 2019 description

27-29 November 2018, Kampala, Uganda – One of the key objectives of the joint FAO-UNDP Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans Programme (NAP-Ag) is to build technical capacity at the national level on the use of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) tools to guide evidence-based investment decisions in agriculture based on quantitative methods.

16 Jan 2019 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Countries of asylum hosting refugees from the DRC have been generous in maintaining an open-door policy and in securing asylum to old and new population groups. Protracted displacement, however, continues to deplete already limited national and local resources. Existing camps and sites in asylum countries are overcrowded. Some 60,000 Congolese refugees have specific needs and problems, a significant proportion are children who are at risk or who require additional support.

15 Jan 2019 description

PRESENTACION

Pasto lidera conjuntamente con los municipios de la Subregión Centro, un modelo de Ciudad – Región sostenible que busca dinamizar el desarrollo humano integral, como base fundante de la construcción de una paz estable y duradera.

12 Jan 2019 description

Stronger, coherent and gender responsive policies needed to reintegrate those returning from violent extremism

There is an even wider chasm between on-the-ground realities and global policies, where the fate of women and children is concerned. Programming must help them earn livelihoods, which can prevent them from being pressured into joining or rejoining extremist groups.

07 Jan 2019 description

The monthly dashboard summarizes the progress made by partners involved in the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan (LCRP) and highlights trends affecting people in need. Partners in Lebanon are working to: 1) ensure protection of vulnerable populations; 2) provide immediate assistance to vulnerable populations; 3) support service provision through national systems; and 4) reinforce Lebanon’s economic, social, institutional and environmental stability. Reported progress towards targets is cumulative since January 2018, unless otherwise specified.

07 Jan 2019 description
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A Study conducted for UNDP Syria by the Syrian Economic Sciences Society Damascus, July 2018

05 Jan 2019 description

The proposed action falls under the Global Climate Change Alliance+ (GCCA+) Flagship initiative of the European Union (EU) Global Public Goods and Challenges programme and is designed to support Suriname in improving its current climate change adaptation capacity and mitigation efforts. Climate Change is a major issue for the Republic of Suriname as it is particularly vulnerable to the increasing frequency and severity of droughts, floods and severe storms, and their impacts on sectors such as agriculture, fisheries, as well as infrastructure.

02 Jan 2019 description

In continuation of the nationwide training of gender-based violence service providers in Gender Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS) rollout in Liberia, the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has conducted a weeklong training for region three- Bong, Lofa and Nimba Counties.

The training of the GBV service providers is intended to generate high quality and harmonized GBV incidents data across their respective programmes and minimize data duplication across Liberia.

02 Jan 2019 description

The National Bureau of Concession (NBC), with support from UNDP Extractive Project, organized a two-day national forum in Monrovia, (December 13-14).

It brought together eight Multi-Stakeholder Platforms (MSPs) from Grand Cape Mount, Bomi, Grand Bassa, Maryland, Grand Kru, Nimba and Sinoe counties.

The exercise formed part of efforts to manage concession-related conflicts and improve community engagements in concession management.

02 Jan 2019 description

Tunis, 17/December/2018 – His Excellency, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Libya, Mr. Sungsoo Choi, and UNDP Resident Representative a.i., Mr. Sultan Hajiyev, signed an agreement today to increase South Korea’s contribution to the Stabilization Facility–Stronger for Libya, by further US$ 1 million.

So far, approximately two million people are benefitting from services restored by the Facility in Benghazi, Kikla, Ubari, Sebha, Sirt, Bani Walid and Greater Tripoli.

02 Jan 2019 description

La société civile s’engage dans la lutte contre les vulnérabilités et les risques liés aux changements climatiques dans les zones côtières vulnérables de la Tunisie.

02 Jan 2019 description

Honiara, Solomon Islands - Water and sanitation is everybody’s business” from “ridge to reef” and “from community to cabinet.”

Under Secretary to the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification Daniel Rove made the statement to open the National Water and Climate Change Forum in Honiara last week.

02 Jan 2019 description

The government of Bangladesh and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed an agreement today on 27 December at the Economic Relations Division (ERD) for the implementation of a six-year project titled, ‘Enhancing adaptive capacities of coastal communities, especially women, to cope with climate change induced salinity,’ financed by the Green Climate Fund (GCF).

01 Jan 2019 description

This December’s fatal tsunami in Indonesia’s Banten province comes on the heels of an earthquake and tsunami just three months earlier in Palu, where UNDP is working with families to rebuild their communities and help to deal with their trauma.

Evelyn Lamakampali had built a reputation as a superwoman in her village, long before a powerful earthquake destroyed 80 percent of the houses in her community, including her own.

27 Dec 2018 description

Cash-for-Work SOPs

The Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) has been prepared for the cash-for-work intervention under the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan, funded by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates AID. It is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme and its implementing partners: CARE International, Sustainable Development Fund and For All Foundation.

21 Dec 2018 description

No woman should give birth in the dark. No surgery should be carried out by candlelight. And no child should be left vulnerable to disease because vaccines cannot be refrigerated. For too long, a lack of reliable power has prevented people in remote and rural communities from accessing the healthcare they need, when they need it. As the race for universal energy access picks up pace, here are five ways renewable energy can help protect quality healthcare for the world’s poorest.

20 Dec 2018 description

Contexte

Encadrée dans sa partie Nord-Ouest par la GuinéeBissau, le Sénégal et le Mali au Nord, la Côte d’Ivoire au Sud-Est, la Sierra Léone et le Libéria au Sud, la République de Guinée s’étend sur un territoire de 245 857 km2.

Le pays dispose de nombreuses ressources naturelles.

Son sous-sol renferme le 3ème gisement de bauxite au monde, de même que d’importantes réserves en fer, diamant, or de même que du pétrole et de l’uranium.

Le pays dispose également d’importantes réserves hydriques.

20 Dec 2018 description

UNDP is working with local communities in South Sudan to improve social cohesion and foster reconciliation through creating and sustaining structures for preventing and resolving local conflicts. Using a conflict-cluster approach, Peace committees established across five “conflict clusters” have recorded different successes in addressing and mitigating local-level conflicts. These are their stories.

I. Introduction

How does community peacebuilding work?