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Symposium on Women Empowerment in the Kingdom Celebrating International Women Day – 7 March 2019

As a joint activity between the Saudi Human Rights Commission (SHRC) and the United Nations in Saudi Arabia, a Symposium was held on 7 March 2019 in celebration for International Women’s day,…  


Workshop on the Development of National Human Rights Indicators

From the 3rd to the 4th of February 2019, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the…  


Symposium on the Right of Persons with Disability in Saudi Arabia

As a joint venture between the Saudi Human Rights Commission (SHRC), UNDP, Technical Cooperation Programme of Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the United Nations…  


Visit of King Saud University students to the UN

King Saud University 77 female students - Law and Political Science school visited the United Nations’ building on Wednesday 28 November 2018 to meet with the United Nations Country Team.  


HRH Governor of Qassim Launches the Urban Observatory of the Qassim

UNDP Country Office Saudi Arabia participated in the launching ceremony for the 1st Local Voluntary Review (VNR) report for city of Burraida in Qassim Province. The VNR is purported to report on…  


UDHR Event – Marking the 70-Year Anniversary

On the 17th December, the United Nations Human Rights Working Group coordinated under the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and in collaboration with the Saudi…  


Message from UNDP Administrator International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

In the 25 years since the first International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, human development has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, and has increased economic and social…  


UNDP in the Kingdom of Saudi Arbaia Featured in a Short Video

The video gives a glimpse of our key partnerships and programmes over the years as well as the pathway after the adoption of the ambitious global development agenda 2030 in 2015.  


Saudi Arabia Submits its First National Voluntary Report at the 2018 High-Level Political Forum in New York

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia submitted its first National Voluntary Report at the High-Level Political Forum that took place between 9 and 18 July 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New York.  


Wide inequalities in people’s well-being cast a shadow on sustained human development progress

According to the latest Human Development Index, people living in the very high human development countries can expect to live 19 years longer, and spend seven more years in school, than those living…  

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