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League of Arab States, Government of Japan and UNDP Launch Policy Dialogue Initiative

Policy dialogue among partners is an essential tool of building and sustaining peace and achieving prosperity in an increasingly complex world.  


Social innovators, leaders, and powerful forces for change

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…  


The 2019 Africa Regional Ministerial Conference on Green Economy

The 2019 Africa Regional Ministerial Conference on Green Economy, is a result of the success of the annual, since 2014, World Green Economy Summit model and a direct response to the requests of…  


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…  


Launch of ‘Localised resilience in action: Responding to the Regional Syria Crisis’

Amman, Jordan – The UNHCR-UNDP Regional Joint Secretariat is proud to announce the launch of its new report, ‘Localised resilience in action: responding to the regional Syria crisis’, an in-depth…  


How to slay a dragon

A new podcast, the Colour of Innovation, showcases innovation success stories in the Arab world.  


This is the Colour of Innovation, a podcast on innovation brought to you by the United Nations Development Programme. Innovation for development is about disrupting the way things work, or don’t  


Towards Disability-Inclusive Development in the Arab States

Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. While there is much progress to remark on disability-inclusive development, more advances are needed if we are to live up to the promise of…  


Algeria’s Parks Embracing Cultural and Ecological Diversity

The 14th Conference of the Parties (COP14) to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is being convened in Egypt 13-29 November 2018, with more than 190 countries reviewing the rapid decline…  

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