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12 Nov 2018 description

Turkey Resilience Project in response to the Syria Crisis (TRP), financed by EU and implemented by UNDP, was officially launched in Ankara with a high-level event. The €50m-budget project aims to deliver comprehensive and sustainable solutions to the problems of Syrians displaced due to the Syrian crisis and now living in Turkey and of the host communities. Focusing on job creation, strengthening municipal services and Turkish language training, the Project is financed by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis (EUTF).

12 Nov 2018 description

11 November 2018, Nairobi – The Government of Kenya in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAOhttp://www.fao.org/in-action/naps/en/) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDPhttps://adaptation-undp.org/naps-agriculture) have launched the Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA

09 Nov 2018 description

Kyiv, 9 November 2018 – A contribution of EUR 25 million from the European Union marks the beginning of a new phase of the “EU Support to the east of Ukraine – Recovery, Peacebuilding and Governance, 2018-2022” project, to be jointly implemented by four agencies: UNDP, UN Women, UNFPA, FAO as part of the UN Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme.

08 Nov 2018 description

FOREWORD

In eastern Ukraine UNDP is proactively supporting peacebuilding and conflict prevention by facilitating improved service delivery, decentralization, economic recovery, rebuilding and reduction of inequality and by strengthening the rule of law and building respect for human rights.

06 Nov 2018 description

Unpacking and Operationalizing the Humanitarian- Development- Peace Nexus in North East Nigeria

01 Nov 2018 description

1 November 2018, Colombia - El Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural –MADR- en colaboración con el programa Integración de la Agricultura de los Planes Nacionales de Adaptación NAP-Ag en Colombia, un programa liderado por el PNUD y la FAO y financiado por el Gobierno de Alemania (BMU), realizó el taller sobre monitoreo y evaluación de la adaptación al cambio climático en el sector agropecuario los días miércoles 03 y jueves 04 de octubre en Bogotá.

01 Nov 2018 description
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Discover the latest peacebuilding activities implemented by UNDP all over Lebanon in the 21st issue of the UNDP “Peace building in lebanon” project’s newsletter.

01 Nov 2018 description

After successful completion of the Disaster Risk Analysis System (DRAS) testing phase in Doboj and Tuzla, the DRAS will soon be available in five additional Local Self-Government Units thanks to the support of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation within the „Interlinking Disaster Risk Management in Bosnia and Herzegovina” (IDRM) Project implemented by UNDP.

31 Oct 2018 description

31 October 2018, Bangkok - In a unique partnership, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is connecting experts on coastal and river management from Deltares, a Dutch knowledge institute, with vulnerable nations in the Pacific and Africa as they develop new proposals for climate finance and build ecosystems-based climate change adaptation plans.

30 Oct 2018 description
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Baghdad, 29 October 2018– The Government of the Republic of Korea and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed partnership agreement for USD 5M million to support stabilization and recovery in newly liberated areas in Iraq.

Korea’s contribution will be channeled through UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) which finances fast-track initiatives in areas retaken from ISIL. This is Korea’s fifth contribution since 2015 to FFS.

27 Oct 2018 description

This 2017 UNDP Uganda Annual Report gives an account of some of our most important results and shares our stories of success as we worked with our various partners including Government and local communities in Uganda’s journey towards sustainable and inclusive development.

25 Oct 2018 description

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The recent migration crisis has posed severe challenges for Europe, having an enormous impact on all asylum seekers and related policies. Although only one percent of requests submitted so far in the EU countries have been considered admissible, citizens of the Republic of Serbia continue to apply for asylum in big numbers1. What is more, many of the asylum applications are unfounded and their increase threatens to jeopardize the EU visa-free regime for Serbian citizens, which was granted to Serbia in 2009.

24 Oct 2018 description

16 October, 2018. A first ever African Science Week has taken place across 7 Somali cities this month, giving young people in each city the chance to gain first-hand experience of some of the key methods and practices in the sciences.

African Science Week is a 7-day celebration to raise youth awareness of the benefits of science and scientific training, held each year in over thirteen different countries throughout Africa.

24 Oct 2018 description

Le PNUD et ses partenaires s’engagent pour un développement durable et inclusif du Grand Sud et du Nord-Ouest.

À l’occasion de la seconde commémoration du passage du cyclone Mathieu, le Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD) en collaboration avec ses partenaires (Canada, Norvège et République de Corée) a lancé la deuxième phase de son vaste programme pour le relèvement effectif et pérenne des victimes du cyclone Mathieu du Sud, des Nippes, Grand-Anse et Nord-Ouest.

24 Oct 2018 description

15 October 2018, Dushanbe – Within 2017, 720 cases of avalanches, 41 mudflow and 23 landslides have been registered in Tajikistan, the Committee of Emergency Situation under the Government of Tajikistan (CoES) reports during an interview organized by the UNDP Disaster Risk Management Programme to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction. According to the CoES mudslides and floods are the top hazards causing the most significant damage to the national economy.

24 Oct 2018 description

Ha Noi, 18 October 2018 - More than 120 delegates from eighteen provinces, representatives from eight ministries, UN agencies and international NGOs gathered today at a workshop on strengthening post-disaster recovery and reconstruction in Viet Nam. The workshop was organized by the Viet Nam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and is part of global efforts funded by the European Union in partnership with the UNDP and the World Bank to strengthen recovery in countries highly exposed to disasters like Viet Nam.

24 Oct 2018 description
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Population of Cox’s Bazar’s Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas has risen to more than 1.5 million people due to the Rohingya influx.

The highly dense population generates 10,000 tons of waste per month and immediate steps should be taken to address the resulting adverse impacts on health and environment, urged speakers at a programme in Cox’s Bazar.

They were talking at the inception meeting of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s project titled “Sustainable Solutions to Solid Waste: A Local Response to the Rohingya Crisis” on 16 October 2018 in Cox’s Bazar.

24 Oct 2018 description

17 October 2018 – The Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA), with support from the UN Development Programme, arranged a consultation meeting with potential donors for the fourth phase of the Clearing for Results Programme (CfR4), which aims to secure access to safe land and improve rural livelihoods. The project acts as a transition phase for the programme as it moves from a humanitarian response to a human development-centered approach.