The fund aims to inject liquidity into Afghan households by providing cash to Afghan workers in public works programmes and micro-enterprises.
A UNDP project funded by Government of Japan and carried out in partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Sports aims to provide training for employment and entrepreneurship and focused on social cohesion in Turkey among Turkish and Syrian youth.
The collaboration between UNDP, Limak Foundation, and the Ministries of Family and Social Services and National Education aims to support young girls and women interested in becoming engineers in Turkey.
Two UN agencies, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), have collaborated in a scheme to provide free masks to workers in Gaziantep’s industrial zone, produced by Syrian refugees.
“The hardest hit will be poor urban populations and the worst affected will be female heads of household,” says Kanni Wignaraja, the UNDP’s assistant secretary-general for the region.
Emine Erdogan received the Global Goals Action Award from the UN Development Programme for the country's zero waste project that she has led since 2017.
The UN says a large majority of those who do recognise a climate emergency want urgent and comprehensive action.
UNDP administrator Achim Steiner says it is up to the Sudanese people to decide what kind of society they now wanted, but they needed the help of the international community to build that society.
Hamas denies Israeli allegations that a UN group was exploiting funds in Gaza after a Palestinian UN employee was charged with ‘aiding Hamas'.
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