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 letter added that Pyongyang wanted the number of the international staff with the UN Development Programme to be reduced to one or two from six, with the World Health Organization to four from six, and with the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) to one or two from 13.
In particular, ECOSOC leads discussions on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the common tasks of the international community; oversees the work of more than 20 subsidiary bodies, including the UN Statistical Commission; and elects Council members of the UN Development Programme, the World Food Programme and the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), among others.
The announcement was made during the Big Data Symposium 2019 which was held at the Wyndham Grand Manama and attended by officials from both universities, British Ambassador Simon Martin, UN resident co-ordinator and UN Development Programme resident representative Amin El Sharkawi and other officials.
His Majesty The King was presented a Special Recognition Award for His Majesty's leadership in advancing human development and the wellbeing of Bhutanese people by the UN Development Programme in Thimphu Wednesday.
Responding to a Calling Attention Notice about report of UN Development Programme according to which, Balochistan has been declared as poorest province in the world, he said that no such report exists.
The UN Development Programme, the UN Industrial Development Organisation and the International Labour Organisation were all accounted for at the high-level seminar in the capital.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) office in Turkmenistan was the organizer.
2731776 WASHINGTON -- The US welcomes the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Myanmar government to support the creation of conditions for return of Rohingya refugees to their country.
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.
The former UN deputy envoy for Libya and for Sudan has also worked in Syria as the UN Development Programme's resident representative from 2004 to 2007.
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