UNDP’s Administrator, Mr. Achim Steiner has returned from a five-day visit to Yemen where he traveled to Aden, Sana’a, and Hodeidah, to meet with communities, officials, and members of the United Nations family.
About half of Iraq’s engineering graduates are female — but proving to find work after studying is sometimes a challenge. As the lead site Engineer at Al Qubba Substation in Mosul, Huda shows this feat is possible.
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today in Vienna a new three-year partnership agreement in support of the Arab Development Portal (ADP) – an online multi-source and bilingual (Arabic and English) platform that offers high quality knowledge and data to improve the scope, depth, reliability, availability and use of development information to advance progress in the Arab region
Throughout the Arab region UNDP’s rapidly-growing Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) is helping young men and women to become positive change-makers and fullfil their dreams of a more just, equal and sustainable societies by focusing their creative talent on social innovations that, with the Sustainable Development Goals at heart, will elevate their communities to a better future
Ongoing conflict in Yemen has already reversed human development by 21 years, according to a UNDP-commissioned study released today
‘Innovation’ has been the buzzword of the decade, often overused and at times misunderstood. In business, politics and academia, innovation has become the preferred term to talk about new, different and ground-breaking ideas.

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392.4 million

Population

7.4

People living on less than $1.25 per day

50.6%

Labour force participation rate

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