United Nations Development Programme

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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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The Bahrain Centre for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) signed a project document aimed at the production of the Third Bahrain Human Development Report (BHDR) on 'Sustainable Economic Growth'.
The relationship between ASEAN and the United Nations began in the 1970s through initial cooperation with the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
That ban was reduced to 15 months on appeal and she will return to competitive action in the spring, as well as resuming her work with the UN Development Programme.
The United Nations had suspended Sharapova's role as goodwill ambassador in March after she failed a drug test, putting a hold on a nine-year partnership with the UN Development Programme.
Five-times grand slam champion Sharapova became an ambassador for the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in 2007, but was dropped in March after admitting she had used the banned substance meldonium.
TAP) - Minister of Foreign Affairs Khemais Jhinaoui received, Friday in Tunis, United Nations Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative at the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to Tunisia, Mounir Thabet, at the end of his mission.
5 (BNA): Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan received UN Development Programme (UNDP)'s recently-appointed Deputy Resident Representative Amin Al Sharqawi, wishing him success in boosting the bilateral cooperation.
Also speaking to the Council, Assistant Secretary-General Izumi Nakamitsu from the UN Development Programme (UNDP) highlighted the need to pay more attention to advancing gender equality and security for women, especially given that this year marks the 10-year anniversary of Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.
Ould Cheikh Ahmed moves to his new post from his previous position as the Secretary-General's Special Representative and Head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) and prior to that he worked as Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Deputy Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), UN Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and UN Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative.
Saudi Ambassador stressed that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is involved in supporting such projects through Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) and Islamic Development Bank (IDB), as well as the Kingdom's support given to UN Development Programme which contributes to provide such programs to these countries.
The memo intended to the Head of the UN Development Programme UNDP in Khartoum, was received on his behalf by Tomas Shanon, the security official of UN office in Khartoum.
LONDON, Dec 27 (KUNA) -- British Minister for Africa James Duddridge condemned on Saturday the Sudanese government move to expel the UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator, and the Country Director of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) two days ago.
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