Helen Clark visits UAE
Nov 6, 2013
The Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Helen Clark, just completed a three day visit to the United Arab Emirates focused on UAE’s work on sustainable development and climate change, development co-operation, and logistical support to facilitate humanitarian efforts.
UN Day: UAE renews commitment to UN principles and values
Oct 27, 2013
The UAE, out of its strong commitment to the United Nations principles and values, will continue to endeavour to ensure economic prosperity that will lead to better living conditions for all regions of the world, Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, has said.
The First Human Development Report of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Oct 21, 2013
The Abu Dhabi Department of Economy and the United Nations Development Programme unveiled today the first Human Development Report of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi 2011/2012 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi.
Energy subsidies in the Arab world costly & inefficent -- report
Apr 18, 2012
Six of the world’s ten largest energy subsidizers are found in the Arab world, led by Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar. Each of these three countries charges their populations less than a third of international prices for fuel and electricity. While energy subsidies may be seen as achieving some of a country’s objectives, a new UNDP report 'Energy Subsidies in the Arab World' argues they are a costly and inefficient way of doing so.
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