UNDP

UN announces new funding for small human rights projects in over 20 countries

Seeking to support community human rights initiatives, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights today announced new small grants to help 21 countries in this effort.

$6 million UN-backed project pumps life back into Jordanian oasis

The Azraq oasis in Jordan's eastern desert is staging a "remarkable" ecological recovery thanks to a $6 million rehabilitation initiative funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), UNDP announced today.