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Afghanistan Launches US$71 Million Initiative to Prepare Rural Communities for Climate Change

The Government of Afghanistan, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Least Developed Countries Fund, has…

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UNDP Afghanistan to Accelerate Financing the Sustainable Development Goals

UNDP Afghanistan held first SDG Finance Roundtable with participation government officials, academician, research institutions, private sector and UN system in Afghanistan.  

Coronavirus and the SDGs: Potential Impact on SDG Attainment in Afghanistan

UNDP Afghanistan launched a new COVID-19 Socioeconomic Impact Assessment Note on Afghanistan. The note is the third of a series of Country Notes that examine the likely effects of the coronavirus…  

Afghanistan Human Development Report 2020

Today, UNDP Afghanistan launched its National Human Development Report on minerals extraction in Afghanistan. The report is based on extensive field work, substantive consultation with civil society,…  

European Union Funded Education Grants for Afghan Women to Study in Uzbekistan

The European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan, announce the…  

UNDP’s Support to Afghanistan Proves Vital in Fight Against COVID-19

Afghanistan faced COVID-19 pandemic in a time when the system was not ready to respond to the desease and to the needs of the vulnurable population.  

UNDP: Governments Must Lead Fight Against Coronavirus Misinformation and Disinformation

Governments must step up to lead the fight against a growing tide of false, inflammatory and misleading information that threatens to worsen the already severe impacts of the virus, according to the…  

EU and UNDP Launch New Round of Education Grants for Afghan Women

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced the launch of the 2020 application process for education grants for Afghan women to study in Kazakhstan.  

Statement by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner on UN COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today launched a $2 billion global humanitarian response plan to fight COVID-19 in some of the world’s most vulnerable countries. This response plan…  

COVID-19: WHO, UNICEF and UNDP partner with WhatsApp to get real time health information to billions around the world

The WhatsApp Coronavirus Information Hub provides simple, actionable guidance for health workers, educators, community leaders, nonprofits, local governments and local businesses. that rely on…  

33 New Gender Experts Graduate from Kabul University’s Gender and Women Studies Programme

Kabul University is holding the 3rd cohort’s convocation ceremony of its Master’s Programme in Gender and Women Studies.  

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