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2019 Human Development Report to focus on inequality

The report, to be released in the last quarter of the year, will provide a comprehensive picture of the many forms of inequality that are shaping the 21st Century.  


In Brussels, donors pledge US$7 billion for Syrians and countries in the region

Brussels - Delegates to a conference co-hosted by the European Union and United Nations in Brussels pledged some US$ 7 billion to efforts to reach 21.2 million affected people inside Syria and in…  


United Nations calls for sustained support to Syrians and the region ahead of Brussels conference

On the eve of the foreign ministers’ meeting at the third Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, three UN Principals today warned that the Syria crisis is not yet over…  


Tunisia hosts regional talks about preventing violent extremism

11 Arab countries were represented as Governments, UN Agencies, Civil Society and academic experts gathered in Tunis, Tunisia to discuss how violent extremism can be prevented in the Arab states…  


UNDP: In Yemen, saving lives while keeping hope alive critical

New York - In urging countries to support the humanitarian appeal for Yemen, the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) stressed that relief now and development must go hand in…  


Innovation, technology, multilateralism key topics at Doha Forum

The power of technology, the importance of innovation and the need for a multilateral approach to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals were key themes raised by UNDP chief Achim Steiner at the…  


Qatar commits 16 million to UNDP in multiyear agreement

Doha – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has welcomed a two-year commitment by the government of Qatar for $16 million to its 2019 and 2020 core resources and an additional $20 million…  


UN humanitarian, development chiefs join forces towards Libya recovery from crisis

Tunis – Concluding a four-day mission to Libya and Tunisia, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Director of the Regional Bureau for Arab States, Mr. Mourad Wahba, the Director of the UNDP…  


Global Knowledge Index 2018 and The Future of Knowledge: A Foresight Report shine at Knowledge Summit

UAE: The fifth annual Knowledge Summit, organized by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF), began the proceedings of the second day with a session dedicated to the 2018…  


World’s First Future of Knowledge Foresight Report and 2018 edition of Global Knowledge Index Launched

UAE: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) unveiled the 2018 edition of the Global Knowledge Index (GKI), along with the…  

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