Development for Freedom
Consolidated Plan of Assistance
2012 - 2014
12.06.2013 - Palestinian Civil Police holds consultation workshop with Civil Society on Accountability Strategy: The Palestinian Civil Police (PCP) held a consultation workshop with Palestinian Civil Society Organizations to discuss the draft accountability strategy which aims to enhance general oversight within the PCP and public trust. The workshop, which was supported by EUPOL COPPS and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has brought together members of the PCP oversight units, around 20 representatives of civil society organizations and international bodies to conduct consultations and obtain comments to be incorporated in the strategy and its implementation plan. The workshop is a key output of the UNDP/EUPOL COPPS Joint Accountability Programme funded by the governments of Denmark, Sweden and The Netherlands. More
23.05.2013 - Towards a Green Economy: In an effort to create a healthier and more resource efficient models of construction, the Palestinian Engineers Association and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the National Green Building Guidelines in partnership with the Palestinian Higher Green Building Council. “We are fostering initiatives such as the establishment of new regulations enforcing green construction, introducing green buildings, and deploying renewable energy which will have valuable environmental, economic and social impact on the Palestinian society” said Frode Mauring, UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator. “A green economy will ensure sustainable development and infrastructure resilience,” he added. More
16.05.2013 - UNDP and SHAREK Youth Forum Launch the First Palestinian Youth Legislative Council: The initiative will encourage youth to articulate and voice their views and aspirations in a setup replicating the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC). It will also provide hands on opportunity to participate in democratic processes including elections, decision-making, social accountability and leadership as public figures. The initiative is implemented in partnership with SHAREK Youth Forum, PLC and UNDP with funds from the Government of Belgium.
06.05.2013 - Providing Opportunities for the Poor: In a concerted effort to combat poverty in the occupied Palestinian territory, and under the auspices of H.E. Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, the Palestinian Authority UNDP launched the second phase of the Deprived Families Economic Empowerment Programme (DEEP) generously funded by Arab Funds through the Islamic Development Bank for the amount of USD 50 million. DEEP has changed the lives of thousands of Palestinian households by supporting them to become self-employed through seed capital, technical assistance, and micro-finance. It was also able to contribute over USD 20 million per year to Palestinian GDP during the past five years. More
03.05.2013 - Birzeit University and UNDP Sign Agreement to Support Anti-Corruption Efforts in the occupied Palestinian territory:The Institute of Law at Birzeit University and the United Nations Development Programme signed a partnership agreement as part of its joint UNDP/EUPOL COPPS Programme to implement a comprehensive training programme, aimed at reinforcing principles of good governance, transparency and accountability in anti-corruption efforts.More
03.05.2013 - The Government of Belgium and the United Nations Development Programme sign an Exchange of Letters in Support of Climate Change in the occupied Palestinian territory:The Government of Belgium and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed an exchange of letters worth over Euro 1.45 million on Friday 03 May 2013 for enhancing Palestinian capacities in mainstreaming environment and climate change in the occupied Palestinian territory. “Strengthening institutional capacities are key to increasing the responsiveness of Palestinian institutions to be able to serve the Palestinian community for better environmental management and protection,” said Mr Frode Mauring UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator. More
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UNDP's Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People is a responsive development agency that works together with the Palestinian people to fulfil their aspiration for sustainable human development based on self-determination, equality and freedom.
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