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20 Sep 2018 description

Reaching the ‘missing’ cases by boat and by bike

By UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

10 Sep 2018 description

Through inclusive climate resilient development, the Arab States work toward the Sustainable Development Goals

The majority of the Arab States possess all the requisite elements to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. There’s a young, educated workforce, plenty of natural resources, a notable increase in investments in renewable energy, and a much-needed uptick in efforts to support equality. Climate change, conflict and other related factors threaten to derail this progress, and ruin any chances of a Pax Arabica.

28 Aug 2018 description

INTRODUCCION

A partir de septiembre de 2015, en la Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas, los Estados miembros (más de 190 países) aprobaron la adopción de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo sostenible, los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible ODS, donde se compromete el mundo a reducir Las brechas de desarrollo hasta el 2030.

28 Aug 2018 description

Introducción

A partir de septiembre de 2015, en la Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas, los Estados miembros (más de 190 países) aprobaron la adopción de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo sostenible, los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible ODS, donde se compromete el mundo a reducir Las brechas de desarrollo hasta el 2030.

28 Aug 2018 description

Kabul, August 27, 2018 – The Government of Japan has responded to the urgent call to scale up maternal and child health action in Afghanistan with new assistance to UNICEF of USD 8.1 million. The grant is a part of the overall supports to address the wellbeing of mothers and children, with a focus on health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, through the scale-up of the system to the nationwide to utilize a comprehensive handbook for service receivers and providers within the Basic Primary Health Service (BPHS) system across all 34 provinces of the country.

23 Aug 2018 description

Kampala, 23 August 2018:- In the wake of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Uganda has heightened its surveillance and alertness at the Uganda-DRC border. This was revealed at a high-level breakfast meeting held at Golf Course Hotel in Kampala to brief the Diplomatic Corps, the Health Development Partners and the media in Uganda about the current outbreak in DRC and status of Uganda’s Ebola preparedness response.

16 Aug 2018 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.

08 Aug 2018 description

Two months since the signing of the tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UNHCR, UNDP, and the Government of Myanmar, UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, and UNDP, the UN’s development agency, are both urging Myanmar authorities to make tangible progress to improve conditions in Rakhine State. The Myanmar government’s willingness to take the lead in the implementation of this agreement is critical to creating conditions conducive for the voluntary, safe, dignified, and sustainable return of Rohingya refugees.

27 Jul 2018 description

La Agenda 2030 es un nuevo acuerdo ético y programático entre las naciones y las personas para hacerle frente a los desafíos de la sociedad contemporánea. Las preocupaciones globales aún están enfocadas en el lento crecimiento económico, las desigualdades sociales, las preocupaciones ambientales y el anhelo de la paz en todas sus dimensiones. Por eso era necesario una revisión de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM), para avanzar en la construcción de soluciones que permitieran el bienestar universal.

18 Jul 2018 description

Preface

The last several years have been exciting and eventful for UNDP, as the organization repositions itself to meet the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the demands of UN Member States to reform the UN development system. Both are about significant changes aimed at a new course for development, one that supports people and the planet, and that meets the challenges and opportunities of our complex, rapidly changing world.

07 Jul 2018 description
infographic UN Development Programme

The Lebanon Crisis Response Plan (LCRP) 2017 – 2020 presents a collective vision to move beyond direct humanitarian assistance to develop resilient public institutions and invest in the country’s social, economic and environmental stability. As a UN co-lead of the LCRP, UNDP is responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the plan contribute to Lebanon’s long-term stability.
To this end, UNDP aims to:

• Enhance the stability and resilience of vulnerable communities

• Assist key public institutions to develop their capacities for crisis management

07 Jul 2018 description

As the recent upsurge in violence highlights, the conflict in Syria continues to spell a massive political, humanitarian and development crisis across an entire region, with no end in sight.
Syria continues to experience destruction to almost every aspect of life and livelihoods, including massive devastation of homes, businesses, basic services and infrastructure.
Sixty-nine percent of Syrians inside the country live in extreme poverty and 13.1 million people there require humanitarian assistance.

05 Jul 2018 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.

05 Jun 2018 description

The Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) handed over two mortuary freezer units to the Sebha municipality. The local authorities will install the freezer at Sebha Medical Center to boost the hospital’s capacity to cope with its tragically high volume of dead bodies.

The equipment is part of a list of priority projects identified by the municipality to achieve local stability.

During the handover ceremony, which took place at Sebha Medical Center, the Mayor, Mr. Hamid Al - Khayali, stated:

04 Jun 2018 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.

01 Jun 2018 description

SUMMARY

HIV and tuberculosis (TB) are the two most deadly infectious diseases in the world. Globally in 2016, TB took the lives of more than 1.7 million people, while 1 million died from HIV-related illnesses. TB is also the leading cause of death for people living with HIV, with about one-third of HIV-related deaths occurring as a result of the co-infection.