¡Vaaaaamos PNUD!, is the unmistakable war cry that anyone who has played, or gone to see, a match of the City of Knowledge Football League could never forget. It is the scream of Nacho, a player of the UNDP team that emerged champion in last year’s edition with his maradonian goal at the end of the match.
The UNDP football team won the 10th City of Knowledge Joint Football League by beating 2 to 1 the team of Infoplazas.
In a global context where women earn, on average, 24 percent less than men for the same work and hold only 22 percent of senior management positions, more than 230 representatives of governments, private and public companies, trade unions and research organizations from 34 countries gathered on Monday, November 21st, to share innovative strategies and discuss persistent challenges for advancing gender equality in the workplace.
The City of Knowledge Foundation and the Women Corporate Directors of Panama (WCD-Panama), held the forum "The new global development agenda 2030: The role of women in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals", on Monday, August 22 at the City of Knowledge Convention Center. Eugenia Piza López, Director of the Gender Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean of UNDP, gave the conference.
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Scout Bureau-Interamerican Region (WSB-IAR), both based at the City of Knowledge, with the aim of promoting the development of democracy and governance, especially among young people of the Americas.
The City of Knowledge Innovation Center and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted the first workshop for entrepreneurs who are developing a cultural or creative project, thus helping to validate and improve their business model.
Helen Clark Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations and Administrator of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
More than 80,000 people in the Dominican Republic will benefit from over $2.7 million in investment through the Disaster Preparedness Programme (DIPECHO) 2015-2016 -supported by international organizations located at City of Knowledge- to reduce the impact of natural hazards by preparing vulnerable populations and strengthening State institutions in disaster risk management issues.
As part of the celebration of United Nations Day for South-South and Triangular Cooperation, the United Nations System in Panama under the coordination of the UNDP, and sponsored by the City of Knowledge Foundation, conducted a discussion session in which the role of the UN in promoting South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the region was discussed.
Representatives of government and civil society, scientists, researchers, and people living with HIV participated from July 24th to 25th in the Regional AIDS Conference at the City of Knowledge, side event to the 20th International AIDS Conference 2014, held in Melbourne, Australia.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Global Center for Development and Democracy (CGDD) and the Ford Foundation, in collaboration with the City of Knowledge Foundation, conducted the Regional Forum "Partnerships to Strengthen Democratic Governance, Public Integrity and Leadership in Latin America", at the City of Knowledge Convention Center.
As part of the celebration of the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation, the United Nations System in Panama and the City of Knowledge held the conversation: "Contributions, perspectives and challenges of South-South Cooperation and Triangular Cooperation in regional integration in Latin America", at the City of Knowledge Convention Center.
The Concert "Panama for the Children of Syria", an initiative of the Organization Music For Life International, and performed at the City of Knowledge Athenaeum, raised $ 7,460 to support UNICEF's efforts to meet the immediate needs of the children of Syria.
In recent days a dialogue session was held at the headquarters of the CINUP, located at the City of Knowledge, inside the framework of the Social Good Summit that took place in the city of New York, under the organization of the United Nations Foundation (UNF), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, companies like Mashable, 92Y and Ericsson, and the UNDP.
The preparation and planning for post-disaster recovery in one of the most vulnerable regions in the world, will be discussed the next three days by government officials, representatives of international organizations and international experts in risk management in Panama City.
The value of procurement of goods and services by the United Nations was $14.3 billion in 2011, 10% of which was conducted in Latin America and the Caribbean with Panama among the top twenty developing countries, or countries with economies in transition, which provided goods and services to the United Nations last year.
From May 8 to May 10, at the City of Knowledge Convention Center, the Regional Cooperation Fair South Knowledge: Regional Exchange Solutions was held. The activity was made possible by the support of the Government of Panama, the UN system, and coordinated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the City of Knowledge Foundation.