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HRH Prince Faisal Bin Bandar Inaugurates the Second Forum of the Urban Observatory

HRH Prince Faisal Bin Bandar, Chairman of the High Commission for the ‎Development of ‎Arriyadh ‎(HCDR) and ‎Chairman of the Riyadh Urban Observatory Council, inaugurated the Second Forum of Riyadh…  


Workshop on Gender Balance in the Civil Service

The Saudi Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Programme 2020 aim at increasing women participation in the labor market from 22% to 30%, and reducing the unemployment rate among women at the…  


Minister of Water, Environment and Agriculture Signs Capacity Building Agreement with UNDP

His Excellency the Minister of Water, Environment, and Agriculture; Eng. Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadhly signed a project document with HE Dr. Ashok Nigam, Resident Coordinator of the United…  


King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue signs a memorandum of cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme

King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue signed a cooperative memorandum with the UNDP in order to place indicators, as well as develop and build strategies for facing intolerance and limiting its…  


Remarks by Dr. Ashok Nigam, UNRC and UNDP RR on the “Youth Indicators” Workshop

Young people are at the heart of the 2030 Agenda and SDGs frameworks. The words “children”, “young” and “youth” have been mentioned 33 times in the SDGs framework. At least 10 of the 17 Goals relate…  


Remarks by Dr. Ashok Nigam, UNRC and UNDP RR at Nazaha 2: on Governance, Transparency and Accountability

n January 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — adopted by world leaders in September 2015 at an historic UN Summit — officially came into…  


Remarks by Dr. Ashok Nigam UNRC on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Saudi Arabia workshop Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Under the Technical Cooperation Programme between the Saudi Human Rights Commission and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the program works to promote…  


UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative remarks on UN Day Reception

The United Nations is your organization. UN Day is an occasion to celebrate the founding of the organization by member states and their commitment to peace and prosperity for all of human-kind. Last…  


Helen Clark emphasizes growing role of the Kingdom in addressing global development challenges

Riyadh – UNDP Administrator Helen Clark met on Saturday with Prince Saud Al-Faisal Al Saud, Minister of Foreign Affairs, during her visit to the Kingdom—the first by a UNDP Administrator. They…  

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