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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Other members of the Steering Committee are representatives of the UN Development Program, UN Children's Fund, UN Women, and civil society groups.
Institute's Director Ambassador Abdelaziz Al-Sharekh and UN Resident Coordinator and UN Development Program (UNDP) Representative to the State of Kuwait Tareq Al-Sheikh KUWAIT, March 15 (KUNA) -- UN Resident Coordinator and UN Development Program (UNDP) Representative to the State of Kuwait Tareq Al-Sheikh on Thursday applauded continuing backing and bountiful aid extended by Kuwait to UN agencies.
Particularly, the Uzbek president noted in his speech at the UN General Assembly that prevention of consequences of the sea's drying requires active consolidation of international efforts, including the activity in the framework of the UN Development Program.
Dieng was accompanied by a senior UN official, the resident UN coordinator and a resident representative of the UN Development Program (UNDP) in BiH Sezin Sinanoglu.
Auke Lootsma, the country director of the UN Development Program, also reported an outbreak of meningitis in Yemen, compounding the cholera epidemic and the risk of famine in the world's worst humanitarian crisis, Qatar Tribune reported.
Israeli authorities announced the arrest of Wahid Abd Allah Barsh, 38, an engineer at the UN Development Program and claimed in the indictment brought against him that based on a high-level member of Hamas he funneled resources, 300 tons of the destruction rubble left after Israeli aggression on the Strip in 2014, to Hamas.
This came in his address Tuesday to a celebration held at Coral Hotel in Khartoum to mark the signing of documents for implementing the projects by the UN Development Program (UNDP).
The UN staff member, who was a Burundian national, was working for 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.
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.
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.
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