UNDP receives award for outstanding contribution to local development

Nov 9, 2012

The Mayor of the Municipality of Veles, Goran Petrov, presented UNDP with the ‘9 November Award’ for outstanding contribution in the area of development. This is the Municipality’s most prestigious award given once a  year to organizations and individuals for special achievements. 

UNDP and the Municipality of Veles have a long standing partnership. “By working together, we have achieved a lot. Over the past twelve years, more than 20 joint interventions have been carried out at local level to help increase the effectiveness of governance, promote social inclusion, ensure environmental protection and disaster risk management”, UNDP Deputy Resident Representative Alessandro Fracassetti said, when accepting the award on behalf of UNDP, adding that “UNDP will continue to support the Municipality of Veles to ensure sustainable futures for all its citizens”.