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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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We re incredibly pleased with the dedication and commitment by which our country partners have undertaken this process, notes Jo Scheuer, UNDP s Director for Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction at the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support.
The deputy premier asserted the significant role undertaken by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) aimed at capacity building, sustainable development and economic growth, praising the constant cooperation between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the UNDP and affirming its continuity to achieve the best results.
The UNDP works in Cyprus through its two programmes: Partnership for the Future (UNDP-PFF) funded by the European Union, and Action for Cooperation and Trust (UNDP-ACT) funded by USAID.
On the occasion country director UNDP Pakistan Marc Andre said that since from 1960, UNDP experts have worked with government counterparts to devise sustainable solutions to the development and challenges of the area.
According to a previous UNDP press release, the USAID contribution will enable UNDP to clear around 65% (649,177 tons) of the rubble generated in hard hit areas in Rafah, Khan Younis, Gaza City and northern governorates.
During the meeting, the Minister thanked the UNDP Regional Bureau for its assistance in the field of disaster risk reduction and briefed on the results of the joint work.
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark thanked the Turkish government for the significant financial aid and said that the UNDP Regional Center for Europe and the CIS is being established in ystanbul with the strong support of the Turkish government.
The UNDP Youth Strategy is part of the UNDP new action plan for the 2014-2017 period.
Ghulam Dastagir Akhtar said that after the passage of the 18th Constitutional Amendment, the need was being felt that the UNDP and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government keep close coordination about projects of public welfare.
The UNDP is the United Nations' global development network.
This would be Clark's second visit to India as UNDP Administrator.
The signing of this MOU, which opens a new page in the productive cooperation between Turkmenistan and UNDP, is a result of the ongoing dialogue on increasing national ownership of development results based on the existing national priorities.