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  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Development Programme Sign a Project Document to Establish a Global Online Platform for the Post 2015 Development Agenda Jan 10, 2015

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Development Programme signed a project document on Saturday 10th of January 2015 to establish an online platform that will enable citizens worldwide to contribute to projects aiming at achieving the post 2015 development goals.

  • “The Role of the Private Sector in the Post 2015 Development Agenda in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia” Dec 23, 2014

    The United Nations Development Programme Country Office in Saudi Arabia in partnership with Council of Saudi Chambers and the support of the UNCT hosted on 23 December 2014 a roundtable deliberative discussions titled "The role of the private sector in the post-2015 development agenda in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" with the participation of academics, consultants and businessmen and women.

  • UNDP and Warif Celebrates 2014 International Volunteer Day Dec 11, 2014

    The International Volunteer Day was set by United Nations on the 5th of December to celebrate volunteers and volunteer organizations’ efforts in raising awareness and the contribution they make to their communities. In 1985 the International Volunteer Day was designed to be an observance day by way of celebrating volunteerism. It is also a great opportunity for volunteers and volunteer organizations to promote their work for all the concern parties in their country.

  • UNDP takes part in the International Anti-Corruption Day Dec 9, 2014

    On the occasion of the International Anti-Corruption Day, the National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha) held a seminar titled “The Role of Media and Cultural Institutions in Promoting Integrity and Anti-Corruption Practices” on 9 December 2014, under the patronage of HRH Turki Bin Abdullah, Governor of Riyadh.

  • Social Good Summit Meetup; Young people; Big ideas Sep 22, 2014

    The fifth annual Social Good Summit, a unique convening of world leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists, and voices from around the world took place on September 21 and 22 at 92nd Street Y in New York City coinciding with United Nations Week.

  • The International Aid Transparency Initiative welcomes its new Secretariat Sep 6, 2013

    A multi-stakeholder consortium today assumes from DFID its new Secretariat role within the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI), marking the 5th anniversary of the Accra Agenda for Action and giving new impetus to the transparency of development spending globally.

  • Helen Clark discusses gender and leadership with Forbes Aug 23, 2013

    Ranking an impressive 21st on the Forbes’ list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, Clark has experienced first-hand how gender can cut both ways when working toward the highest levels of leadership success. Clark gained global recognition in 1999 when she was elected New Zealand’s first female Prime Minister, an office she held for three consecutive terms. As one of the few female heads of state, “you tend to become more widely known than perhaps your own little country size and influence would justify,” admits Clark ultimately viewed this spotlight as a benefit.

  • UNDP supports Riyadh Municipality in its efforts to provide better services Jun 2, 2013

    Mayor of Riyadh, H.E. Eng. Abdullah Al-Mogbel and UNDP Resident Representative, Dr. Riyad Al-Ahmad signed, earlier this week, an agreement for a new project that will address key public service challenges in Riyadh, including transport and waste management systems.

  • The UN system launches internal campaign to fight HIV-related stigma and discrimination in the workplace in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Jun 8, 2011

    The United Nations system is launching on the 8th of June 2011, a global campaign called “Stigma Fuels HIV” aimed to create awareness and to fight against HIV related stigma and discrimination.

  • Saudi Arabia provides US$5m for displaced in Pakistan May 3, 2011

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has provided US$5,397,300 to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for efforts in Pakistan to assist those uprooted in recent years.

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