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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.  


Women in Saudi Arabia Can Now Drive

Women in Saudi Arabia Can Now Drive  


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…  


UNDP Executive Board welcomes appointment of Achim Steiner as new Administrator

The President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today welcomed the appointment of Achim Steiner as the Organization’s new Administrator.  


Saudi Human Rights Commission and OHCHR successfully organized a seminar on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesHRC and OHCHR seminar

The Human Rights Commission in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (HRC/KSA) in collaboration and coordination with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), organized a…  


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…  

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