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Towards a knowledge-based economy: EU, UNDP investing in vocational education in Azerbaijan

The European Union and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) will continue to support the enhancement of vocational education and development capacity in Azerbaijan, as part of the EU-funded initiative…  


European Development Days: Gender equality and women’s empowerment key to achieving the Global Goals

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) participated in the European Development Days (EDDs), Europe’s leading forum on development, which in 2018 focused on the role of women and girls in achieving the…  


A signature solution to arms control

The EU and UNDP marked the results of a 15-year-long partnership on arms control, developed and piloted by SEESAC, a joint initiative of UNDP and the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), operating…  


EU and UNDP initiate a new project to strengthen Syrians and host communities in Turkey

The European Union and the United Nations Development Programme agreed to join forces to strengthen the economic and social resilience of Syrians, their host communities and relevant national and…  


In Brussels, donors pledge $4.4 billion for affected Syrians and countries in the region

Delegates to a conference co-hosted by the the European Union and United Nations and in Brussels pledged some US$4.4 billion in 2018 to efforts to reach 22 million affected people inside Syria and in…  


UN Chiefs Call for Increased Support for Vulnerable Syrians and the Region, as the Brussels Conference Set to Open

As the ‘Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region’ opens, UN Chiefs are calling urgently for increased support for vulnerable Syrians, refugees and the communities hosting…  


Despite some progress, Marginalized Roma community still most excluded in Western Balkans

Focusing on Western Balkans, first statistics in seven years reveal increased school attendance but growing gap between Roma and non-Roma in health, employment and housing  


Zimbabwe: “Free, Fair, Credible” Election: Critical Milestone towards Economic Recovery

Mr. Steiner noted progress in the preparations for the election, the expressed commitment to hold credible and peaceful election and the ongoing reforms to attract investors and spur on economic…  


UNDP and partners assess progress and challenges for Caribbean recovery six months after massive hurricanes

Six months after two of the most powerful hurricanes recorded over the Atlantic wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, women and men in island countries like Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, British Virgin…  


The European Union and UNDP to enhance cross-border cooperation in the Horn of Africa

Erik Habers, Head of Cooperation in the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Ethiopia, and Lamin Momodou Manneh, Director of Regional Service Centre for Africa, UNDP, signed an agreement for a…  

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