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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…  


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.  


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…  

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