UNDP, Council of Europe Development Bank to boost Development Goals in Europe
Feb 6, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) today agreed to extend their cooperation for another five years, aiming to scale up their support for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Southeastern Europe, Turkey, Moldova and Georgia.
European Commission, UNDP to help enhance resilience to disasters in South-east Europe
Jan 24, 2017
The European Commission (EC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched an initiative to increase disaster preparedness in cities across seven countries and territories in the Western Balkans.
The European Union, the Islamic Development Bank and UNDP launch the Revitalization of Sultan Suleiman and Salah Eddin Streets in East Jerusalem
Dec 14, 2016
The European Union, the Islamic Development Bank, the Islamic Waqf, Arab Chamber of Commerce and UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People (UNDP/PAPP) launched today the Productivity and Urban Renewal Programme in East Jerusalem (PURE). The programme, with a total value of around USD 22 million, aims at supporting the resilience of Palestinians residing in East Jerusalem by improving socio-economic conditions through the urban revitalization of two key commercial centres in the city namely Salah Eddin and Sultan Suleiman streets.
European Union supports the development of the energy sector in the Republic of Moldova
Dec 8, 2016
Moldova Energy and Biomass Project was showcased during an event organized by the European People’s Party Group in the European Parliament on 6 December 2016 which aimed to present success stories from three countries of the Eastern Partnership – Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia. Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, had a opening speech highlighting the impact of EU investments and contribution to achieving the national development priorities in these three countries.
Sand and gravel lay the foundation of domestic economies in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific
Dec 2, 2016
A once neglected minerals sector may hold the key to tens of millions of jobs across Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific, at a time when oil and metal exporting countries are grappling with low commodity prices.
Photo exhibition raises awareness about the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Syria, showcases EU-UNDP partnership
Nov 25, 2016
A photography exhibition which raises awareness about the ongoing humanitarian and development challenges in Iraq and Syria opened today in the European Commission’s Berlaymont Building in Brussels.
EU and UNDP launch a EUR 2.4 million programme to boost private sector development in the Gaza Strip
Nov 9, 2016
The European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched today a new programme to rehabilitate and consolidate the Gaza Industrial Estate (GIE). The GIE is intended to work as a catalyst for industrial development in Gaza once fully operational.
EU-UNDP initiative opens first Artificial Limbs Center opened in Egypt's North West Coast
Oct 22, 2016
The Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation, the European Union (EU) Delegation to Egypt, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) inaugurated today the Artificial Limbs Center in Marsa Matrouh on the North-West Coast, the first of its kind in this area, which will serve the inhabitants of the governorate and its neighboring areas.
One third of the workforce in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in precarious jobs: UN report
Oct 12, 2016
With 37 million people in informal or vulnerable jobs – the equivalent of a third of the working population -- social safety nets in Eastern Europe, Turkey and Central Asia are increasingly coming under threat.
Empowering Young Women: A Key to Sustainable Development
Oct 11, 2016
Two young women in Kosovo, frustrated by the low percentage of women in the technology sector, launched Girls Coding Kosovo, a non-governmental organization that empowers and trains women and girls in programming, engineering and computer science. A year later, the group has more than 500 participants and several products, including Walk Freely, an app aimed at fighting sexual harassment.