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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 minister thanked the government of China and UNDP for extending their supports.
The workshop was funded by government, UNDP and GEF working in collaboration with Conservation South Africa.
Ignacio Artaza - Country Director of UNDP in Pakistan stated: "We are excited to be a part of this collaboration with Microsoft where we will join forces to work towards achieving the SDGs by promoting youth employment, digital literacy, and innovation.
Microsoft and UNDP will also work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)which focus on key areas including; poverty-alleviation, democratic governance, and peace-building, climate-change, disaster-risk and economic inequality.
UNDP talents joining UNLEASH include, Louise Xi (UNDP China), Fadhil Bakeer Markar (UNDP Sri Lanka), Jennifer Colville (UNDP Regional Centre for Arab States), Dejan Dokuzovski (UNDP Macedonia), Javier Munoz-Blanco (UNDP Regional Centre for Latin American Countries), Karoline Klose (UNDP HQ), Janine Chase (UNDP Barbados), Benjamin Moore (UNDP South Sudan), Dhafer Hasan (UNDP Iraq) and Nazly Abdel Azim (UNDP Egypt).
The independent organisation Publish What You Fund has ranked UNDP as the most transparent aid organisation in the world over the past two years.
Seven projects to improve water management in rural areas are underway in Zaghouan by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), with support from several donors, including Finland, UNDP Representative in Tunisia, Diego Zorilla said as he visited the region, in company of ambassador of Finland in Tunis, Tanja JaaskelEninen.