The 3rd edition of “King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award to Achieve the SDGs” has been launched. This Award is administrated through a joint project between the Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs of the Government of Bahrain, and UNDP’s Country Office in Bahrain.
UNDP Bahrain, in partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Sport Affairs, is excited to announce the sixth edition of the Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) in the year 2020. This article contains all you need to know about YLP6 and how to be part of it!
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Dr. Riyadh Hamza, President of the University of Bahrain, along with Stefano Pettinato, Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Bahrain, signed a project document to support the promotion of the Sustainable Development Goals at the University of Bahrain. The aim of the initiative is to support innovation towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
Bahrain hosted the fifth edition of the Youth Leadership Programme in 2019, with two National Activities and a host of partners from youth-serving organizations supporting the programme.
On November 27th, 2018, the new Bahrain Human Development Report 2018 was launched, a joint effort by the Bahrain Centre for Strategic, International and Energy (DERASAT), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bahrain. The event took place at the Four Seasons Hotel, and was attended by national Government authorities, diplomatic corps, international organizations, and other partners.

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