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UNDP to support the Saudi Food and Drug Administration

Riyadh, March 21, 2019: UNDP, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, signed with HE the Chief Executive Officer, Prof. Hisham bin Saad Al Jadhey, a four-year project document to support the SFDA.  


UNDP to support the Saudi socio-economic development

Riyadh, 6 May, 2019: UNDP, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, signed with HE Minister of Economy and Planning, Mr. Mohammed Al-Tuwaijiri, a two-year project document to support the ambitious Saudi socio-economic…  


Human Rights as part of Saudi Vision 2030 and the SDGs

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Saudi Human Rights Commission (SHRC), organized…  


Visit of King Saud University students to the UN

King Saud University 77 female students - Law and Political Science school visited the United Nations’ building on Wednesday 28 November 2018 to meet with the United Nations Country Team.  


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…  


Wide inequalities in people’s well-being cast a shadow on sustained human development progress

According to the latest Human Development Index, people living in the very high human development countries can expect to live 19 years longer, and spend seven more years in school, than those living…  


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…  

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