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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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He stressed that UNDP has to focus on development issues and realize sustainable development in Syria , especially after the victories it has achieved in the war against terrorism and the restoration of security and stability to most of the Syrian territory, a step that would push the real development circle forwards.
Before his tenure at the UNDP Headquarters in New York, Mr.
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Our partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will provide Galaxy users with easy, impactful ways to learn about the Global Goals and support the causes important to them so we can collectively make a difference.
The COA explained, the partnership also appeared to be disadvantageous to the government, since it cost the government some P1.36 billion, adding that about 92 percent or P1.26 billion had already been transferred to the UNDP.
"Moreover, the payment of more than P64.861 million service fees to UNDP, is deemed not cost effective and could have been avoided had the Department directly implemented the project," the audit agency noted.
The center has participated for the last 13 years in several projects together with UNDP, and the last one was the Sustainable Response for Reducing Drug Dependence (RDD) in place for three years now.
UNDP has over the years, supported the IAA in strengthening the capacity of internal auditors, to execute their mandate in general government spending, based on value for money and to deter fraud.Mr.
The Ministry of Energy and the UNDP have agreed to implement joint projects in the fields of energy and the environment.
He said that the army would support all NGOs and UNDP by providing an enabling environment for peace and security to enable them to carry out their assignments.
He said that different steps would be taken by UNDP for providing technical and financial support to uplift Pakistan's youth.
Louise Chamberlain, a native of Sweden, joined UNDP in 1999.