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Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech at the Supporting Syria and the Region follow up event

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech at the Supporting Syria and the Region follow up event, Millennium UN Plaza Hotel, New York Wednesday, 21 September 2016, at 12.35pm I would like to thank Germany, Kuwait, Norway and the United Kingdom for co-hosting this important event with the UN. Sadly, this event takes...

Syria
World leaders have an historic opportunity to support migrants and refugees

Two years ago, I traveled to the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. I met a Syrian refugee family there who had recently fled Raqqa. Unable to find regular work, the family was depending on the labour of their 12-year-old daughter who was working in the fields. The family and this young girl herself would have preferred her...

Syria
Striving to meet promises to refugees and host communities

Assessing economic opportunity in countries affected by the Syria crisis. The recent World Humanitarian Summit, held in May 2016 in Istanbul, as well as the Supporting Syria and the Region Conference in London, held earlier in February, represented important milestones in the search for more sustainable responses to...