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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…  


New approaches to preventing violent extremism

All over the world poverty, discrimination, and inequalities exacerbate perceptions of exclusion and injustice and create a ‘perfect storm’ for radicalization.  


Tunis Forum on Gender Equality

In partnership with the Government of Tunisia and the Swedish International Development Agency, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and…  


SDG 16+ Technical Consultation on Inclusive Institutions at the Local Level

The Government of Tunisia, the Tunis City Government, the UN Development Programme (UNDP), United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and the Global Alliance for Reporting on Peaceful, Just and…  


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…  


Consultation for the Tunis Forum on Gender Equality

The Government of Tunisia, the United Nations Development Programme and UN Women, are organizing the Tunis Forum on Gender Equality that will take place April 24-26.  


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.  


Universities Against Corruption

Corruption in the Arab States region has an additional enemy to fear. On this year’s International Anti-Corruption Day, university students from Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Tunisia came together to…  

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