UNDP Overview

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is a global development network of the United Nations, operating in 177 countries. It was established in 1965 within the UN Economic and Social Council. Its headquarters is located in the United States of America, specifically in New York City. The program contributes to supporting expertise and knowledge worldwide by developing solutions tailored to meet development challenges and difficulties inside and outside countries to reduce poverty, armed conflicts, disputes and disasters, and promote early recovery after the onset of the crisis.

UNDP operates for inclusive growth that expands the capabilities of developing countries and provides development programs in cooperation with local governments.

UNDP areas of operation

The program activities can be summarized as follows:

  • Offer assistance.
  • Encourage support for human rights and women empowerment.
  • Eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions.
  • Find solutions to problems related to governance and rule of law.
  • Build resilience to shocks and crises.
  • Environment and energy.
  • Fighting AIDS.

UNDP interventions in Yemen

The intervention of the program in Yemen is manifested through the implementation of the planned projects to combat poverty and provide a decent life for the Yemeni people.

The program's interventions also include responding to the most urgent humanitarian needs, including livelihood projects, enhancing the ability to face the challenges and conditions the Yemeni citizen is going through, and contributing to the implementation of sustainable development projects.