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United Nations Development Programme

Also called the UNDP. An organization within the United Nations that provides grants, training and other forms of assistance in developing countries. The UNDP promotes democratization, anti-poverty initiatives, and environmental protection, among other things. Its head is the third highest ranking official at the UN.
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KUWAIT, Nov 24 (KUNA) -- The Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development (SCPD) and the UN Development program (UNDP) on Tuesday signed the document of a national project for supporting the technical capabilities of the SCPD and the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB).
The UN staff member, who was a Burundian national, was working for the UN Development Program.
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeea, General Supervisor of Riyadh-based King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Works, signed here today a cooperation and partnership arrangement with Ashok Negham, representative of the UN Development Program.
According to the UN Development Program (UNDP), unexploded ordnance and the uncontrolled dumping of rubbish pose serious environmental and public health risks to residents of the Gaza Strip.
The opening sitting was also addressed by representatives of the African Development Bank, the UN Development Program, the Mauritanian Minster of Environment and Development and chairman of the ministerial council of the agency, Amedi Kamara.
UN Resident Coordinator of UN Development Program in Kingdom of Bahrain, Peter Grohmann, also attended the meeting.
In the framework of a project on low-carbon development for 3 most energy-intensive sectors of the national economy, the appropriate roadmap program measures and target indicators have been prepared by the joint work of the UN Development Program in Uzbekistan and the Ministry of Economy for the period from 2030 to 2050.
A statement by Jubouri office said that "al-Jubouri met with a delegation from the UN Development Program, headed by Adam Abdel Mawla and the Swedish ambassador to Iraq, J-rgen Ndstrm and signed convention on the joint work between the Iraqi parliament and the UN Development Program, including the development of the legislative and supervisory action of the Council, and the use of the owners' experience in this area of both parties, in addition to open an office inside the parliament cares about the implementation of the terms of the agreement and continue its functioning and its results ".
In October, UN Development Program (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark hailed Iran for improving its human development indicators.
Judeh also received Director of the Regional Bureau for Arab States of UN Development Program (UNDP) Sima Bahous and discussed efforts to aid Syrian refugees in Jordan.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Consultants Commission in Iraqi Prime Minister's Office has held a meeting with the Assistant UN Secretay-General and Chairwomen of the Regional Office of the Arab States in the UN Development Program on Monday, discussing means for joint cooperation and revising the UN Program in Iraq.
When the UN Development Program formulates its annual Human Development Index, it uses several socioeconomic indicators--including life expectancy, gross national income and literacy--to rank member states and also measure quality of life in these countries.
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