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  • Apply now! UNDP's Youth Leadership Programme in Bahrain Jul 26, 2017
  • UNDP supports 9th International Youth Conference: "Give Back" Apr 27, 2017

    Under the patronage of His Highness Sh. Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee, the Kingdom of Bahrain hosted the 9th International Conference under the title "Give Back" and focusing on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event was organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs and supported by UNDP Bahrain.

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  • UNDP and Microsoft collaborate for youth empowerment in education Jan 9, 2017

    Marking the first national collaboration of its kind, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the UNDP and Microsoft in Bahrain was signed in a small signing ceremony, held in UN House. It was signed by UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, HE Amin El Sharkawi and Microsoft Country Manager for Bahrain and Oman, Mr Sherif Tawfik.

  • UNDP and BJA Host Media Discussion On Recently Released Arab Human Development Report Jan 3, 2017

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), along with the Bahrain Journalists Association, organized a discussion on the “Arab Human Development Report, 2016” at the UN House in Hoora on Tuesday. The report was presented by Dr. Adel Abdellatif, Chief of the Regional Programme Division at the UNDP Regional Bureau of Arab States in New York via Skype. Hosted by Mr. Moanes Al Mardi, Board Chairman of the Bahrain Journalists Association and H.E. Mr. Amin El Sharkawi, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, the event brought together over 30 participants including journalists, UN officials and civil society groups.

  • IGA and UN Agencies Hold Joint Workshop on Sustainable Development Goals Dec 4, 2016

    Climate Change, Quality Education and Gender Quality were highlighted as the three Sustainable Development Goals most relevant to youth in Bahrain at the YouthsSpeak Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) organized by AIESEC’s Bahrain Chapter and in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Bahrain Development Bank (BDB).

  • Launch of the “Conquer Barriers, Empower Inclusion” Initiative for Persons with Disability Oct 24, 2016

    The “Conquer Barriers, Empower Inclusion” initiative for wheelchair users was launched on October 24th as part of an event celebrating the UN’s 71st anniversary at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel in Manama in the presence of His Excellency Mr. Jameel bin Muhammad Ali Humaidan, Minister of Labour and Social Development and His Excellency Mr. Amin El Sharkawi, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative. Under the theme of “71 17: 71 years for 17 goals”, this year’s UN Day highlighted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are a set of universal goals that will shape policies until 2030.

  • AIESEC YouthSpeak Forum on SDGs Highlights Bahraini Youth’s Commitment to Global Goals Oct 23, 2016

    Climate Change, Quality Education and Gender Quality were highlighted as the three Sustainable Development Goals most relevant to youth in Bahrain at the YouthsSpeak Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) organized by AIESEC’s Bahrain Chapter and in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Bahrain Development Bank (BDB).

  • UNDP adopts Bahrain’s Country Programme Document Oct 9, 2016

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for International Affairs, Dr. Shaikh Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, presented the Country Programme Document for the Kingdom of Bahrain for 2017-2020 to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Executive Board during its annual session in New York.

  • UNDP Expert Participates in First Pakistan Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference Sep 25, 2016

    An awareness seminar entitled "The Energy Efficiency of Air-Conditioners" was conducted today under the auspices of the Minister of Industry,Trade and Tourism His ExcellencyZayed bin Rashid Al Zayani and Undersecretary of Commerce Affairse Nader Khalil Almoayyed and in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme and the Sustainable Energy Unit.