ADP is launching “The 2018 Visualize 2030” hackathon whereby it calls upon youth (aged 18-29) to use official statistics to visualize a data driven story addressing development challenges in the Arab region.
According to the latest Human Development Index, people living in the very high human development countries can expect to live 19 years longer, and spend seven more years in school, than those living in the group of low human development countries.
“I went there to inspire, but instead they inspired me” “It was a revelation for me,” reflected Anisha Thapa as she returned to Sudan from a mission to Gaza and the West Bank.
This Report is designed to inform and provoke: to inform about concepts, their limitations, and how they are viewed in the Arab region; and to provoke new ideas and thinking for both discussion and resilience interventions in Arab cities.
We are witnessing today the increasingly important role of knowledge in the development of our societies
On this year’s international Youth Day, see how UNDP is working with the Government of Iraq to create #SafeSpaces4Youth

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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

0.69

Human Dev. Index

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