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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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These are the fundamentals of sustainable development, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa said as he met UN Development Programme director Helen Clark, who is representing the UN at the 11th International Institute for Strategic Studies Regional Security Summit: Manama Dialogue 2015.
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.
Owusu who hails from Ghana will reportedly also serve as the world body's resident coordinator, humanitarian coordinator, and resident representative of the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
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.
NEW YORK, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- Ebola has to be confronted as both a health crisis and a crisis which has stopped development in its tracks, said the UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark.
Summary: UN resident coordinator and humanitarian coordinator Ali Zaatari and UN Development Programme country director Yvonne Helle are asked to leave.
This volume brings together Nigerian academics, Western academics specializing in African studies, and development practitioners from such organizations as USAID and the UN Development Programme to explore the mulitfaceted political, economic, and social crises facing Nigeria, particularly in the Niger Delta Region.
The UN Development Programme approved an integrated annual work plan for 2014 which is part of the program on Disaster Risk Management considering priority directions of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyz Republic.
HRH Princess Sabeeka welcomed the UN official and the accompanying delegation and commended cooperation with the UN Development Programme.
He held discussions with Assistant Administrator and Director, Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, the UN Development Programme, Jordan Ryan; Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Arab States at the UNDP Sima Bahouth, and Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa at the UNDP Abdoulaye Mar Dieye.
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