Development for Freedom
Consolidated Plan of Assistance
2012 - 2014
20.11.2013 - Under the Auspices of H.E Prime Minister Al Hamdallah - Right to Education: USD 3.8 million from the Government of Norway to support the Education System in East Jerusalem through UNDP: On behalf of His Excellency Prime Minister Rami Al Hamdallah, Dr Saed Al Kony - Minister of Local Government announced the signing of a USD 3.8 million agreement to support the Right to Education in East Jerusalem project between the Government of Norway, represented by Hans Jacob Frydenlund, and UNDP’s Special Representative of the Administrator Frode Mauring. The Right to Education project aims at reinforcing the education system managed by the Jerusalem Directorate of Education in East Jerusalem (JDoE). It will focus on the provision of additional classrooms by transforming residential buildings into school facilities, in addition to providing technical assistance for improving quality education. More
14.11.2013 - Palestinian Prime Minister Announces a Euro 3 Million Contribution From the Government of Italy through UNDP in Support of Area C and East Jerusalem:His Excellency Prime Minister Rami Al Hamdallah announced today a three million Euro contribution from the Government of Italy in support of the Facilitating Access to Infrastructure Resilience in Area C and East Jerusalem programme (FAIR) in the presence of H.E. Davide La Cecilia, Consul General of Italy and Mr Frode Mauring, UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator. The FAIR programme is a multi-donor platform which aims to empower and strengthen national institutions to plan and deliver essential public and social Infrastructure in Area C and East Jerusalem through providing increased access to sustainable, equitable and affordable infrastructure. More
04.11.2013 - Ministry of Planning with UNDP and UNHABITAT discuss with Donors Palestinian National Spatial Planning: The Ministry of Planning and Administrative Development in partnership with UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People and UNHABITAT organized a donor meeting on Monday 04 November 2013 to discuss the National Spatial Planning Programme and the additional resources needed for further implementation. The Programme aims at supporting the formulation of a National Spatial Plan (NSP) for the State of Palestine by providing a holistic guide to planning efforts in Area C, East Jerusalem, Gaza, and the rest of the West Bank. More
09.10.2013 - UNDP Deputy Director for the Bureau of Crisis Prevention and Recovery Visits Development Projects in the West Bank and Gaza:UNDP Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Director for the Bureau of Crisis Prevention and Recovery Ms Marta Ruedas ended a four-day visit to the occupied Palestinian territory were she met Palestinian officials and visited development projects in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza Strip. Accompanied by Frode Mauring, UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator, Ms Ruedas met with Palestinian Prime Minister Dr Rami Al Hamdallah and Minister of Planning Mohammed Abu Ramadan to discuss the impact of UNDP’s programme in the occupied Palestinian territory and to seek ways to further aid Palestinian state building efforts and recovery in Gaza. More
03.09.2013 - Donated by Hungary - UNDP Hands Over H1N1 Equipment to Palestinian Ministry of Health:The UNDP Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People handed over H1N1 medical equipment for seasonal influenza preparedness donated by the Government of Hungary to the Ministry of Health in the occupied Palestinian territory. Frode Mauring, UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator highlighted that the continued efforts of the Ministry of Health, supported by the international community, will be pivotal to ensure that any new outbreak of H1N1 in the State of Palestine is addressed swiftly and effectively. More
19.08.2013 - The United Nations Development Programme and the Bahraini Royal Charity Organization (RCO) signed an agreement worth USD 517,880 to establish a public library in East Jerusalem. The project includes the rehabilitation, furnishing and equipping of a three story historical building in the Old City of Jerusalem, in addition to developing the capacities of Al Quds University staff in library management. The agreement was signed by the Secretary-General of the Royal Charity Organization – Kingdom of Bahrain, Dr. Mustafa Al-Sayed and UNDP Deputy Special Representative (Operations), Khaled Shahwan at the Jerusalem Archaeological Studies Unit/Al-Quds University in the Old City of Jerusalem.
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