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Training course: Budget by Results - BbR - An instrument for Public Management oriented towards social changes

United Nations, Praia, July 3, 2014– The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Cape Verde, in partnership with the Centre for Strategic Policies (CPE), organize the training course: Budget by Results - BbR - An Instrument for Public Management oriented towards Social Changes" for the more than 40 staff from various Ministries.

This training activity, taking place between 30 June and 4 July at the United Nations premises in Cape Verde, follows a series of ongoing UNDP initiatives to support the country in the process of State reform, with the aim of contributing to the process of transforming the sector and the national development agenda.Read more...

 

Regional Steering Committee on the Project “Implementing the Integrated Management of Water Resources and Waste Water in SIDS

United Nations, Praia, June 30, 2014– Today marked the start of the 2nd  Meeting of the Regional Steering Committee on the Project “Implementing the Integrated Management of Water Resources and Waste Water in Small Insular Developing States in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans” – (GIRH/PEID/OAI) – resulting from a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (PNUD), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Ministry of Environment, Housing and Territorial Planning, acting through the Directorate-General for the Environment. Read more...

Seminar on Human Trafficking

United Nations, Praia, June 30, 2014– "Human Trafficking" means the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of threat, use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of abuse of power, or of a position of vulnerability, or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation. Read more...

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

United Nations, Praia, June 26, 2014– The prevalence of drug use in the world remains stable. Around 243 million people, or 5% of the global population aged between 15 and 64, used illicit drugs in 2012. This is revealed by the World Drugs Report, launched today, 26 June - International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking - in Vienna by the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC),Yury Fedotov Read more...