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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…  


UNDP Administrator Ministerial Conference on Syria in Brussel

In addition to the immediate humanitarian needs that my colleagues Mark Lowcock and Fillippo Grandi will have highlighted, Syrians are increasingly challenged in their day to day life by limited…  


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…  


From Zahle’s Municipal Police: A Tribute to All the Women Out There, who said #YesWeCan

On International Women’s Day, the female municipal police of Zahle have a message to the world. Standing tall in their uniforms, they proudly convey a message UNDP has long been promoting: The time…  


Adopting a cedar tree brings diaspora money home

In 2018 the UNDP Innovation Facility issued a Call for Proposals to promote development through the innovative use of Artificial Intelligence, big data, behavioural insights and impact financing. A…  


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  


'Invisible' women; when home is not a sanctuary

The challenges women and girls face in returning to their communities after being associated with extremist groups.  


Launch of the report: Gender Justice & the Law – Assessment of laws affecting gender equality in the Arab States region

The discussions organized during the launch event (day 1) and subsequent technical workshop (day 2) will provide an opportunity to highlight the key challenges in the region to eliminate gender…  

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