HRH Prince Faisal Bin Bandar Inaugurates the Second Forum of the Urban Observatory
Feb 27, 2018
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 Urban Observatory.
Minister of Water, Environment and Agriculture Signs Capacity Building Agreement with UNDP
Feb 20, 2018
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 Nations and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program
King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue signs a memorandum of cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme
Jan 21, 2018
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 effect on the social fabric.
Workshop on Gender Balance in the Civil Service
Sep 25, 2017
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 macro level.
UNDP Executive Board welcomes appointment of Achim Steiner as new Administrator
Apr 19, 2017
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.
Youth and women among those being left behind as the Arab region develops, UNDP Report warns
Mar 21, 2017
Despite significant progress in human development over the past 25 years, the Arab States region has, among developing regions of the world, the highest youth unemployment rate and the lowest share of primary school age children attending school. A stronger focus on youth and others excluded – particularly women and girls, rural dwellers, and those living in conflict-affected areas – is now needed to ensure sustainable human development for all.
SG press encouter with Foreign Minister
Feb 12, 2017
Thank you very much, Honorable Minister. I want to express my deep gratitude and appreciation to His Majesty, the Custodian of the Holy Mosques, to His Royal Majesties, His Royal Highnesses, the Crown Prince and the Deputy Crown Prince, and to His Excellency the Minister of Foreign Affairs, for the very warm hospitality that I was granted here in Saudi Arabia.
King Salman Youth Center join hands with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to develop three global youth indicators
Jul 27, 2016
The King Salman Youth Center (KSYC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have concluded an agreement to implement the “Youth National Indicators Project”. The Project aims at developing three globally certified youth indicators, as well as preparing a study about youth in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, based on the data of these indicators.
Saudi Arabia lead provider of ODA in 2014 with 1.9% of Gross National Income
May 15, 2016
Since the early 1950s, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been active in providing Official Development Assistance (ODA) based on identified needs — from assistance to supporting people in fragile states and humanitarian crises to providing soft loans and grants to low-income developing countries for building crucial infrastructure.
UNDP tops global index for international aid transparency for second consecutive year
Apr 12, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) remains the most transparent aid organisation in the world, according to a leading global ranking released today. The 2016 Aid Transparency Index today recognized UNDP as the leading aid organisation among 46 international agencies, representing 98 per cent of Official Development Flows. The index is produced by Publish What You Fund, a non-profit organisation that advocates for and measures transparency.