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Statement of Sarah Poole, Deputy Director, Regional Bureau for Arab States, UNDP On the occasion of “Rural Women in the Arab Region: Cases of Challenges and Resilience”

At the outset, on behalf of UNDP I would like to express our thanks to the Arab Women’s Organisation and UNWOMEN for organising this event, as an important contribution to CSW focused specifically on…  


International Women’s Day

Women’s movements dominate today’s global conversation. From #MeToo and #TimesUp spotlighting sexual harassment and abuse, to #NiUnaMenos, the not one less movement protesting femicide, women voices…  


UN chiefs call for stepped-up support for vulnerable Syrians, refugees and host communities, amid escalating violence inside Syria

UN chiefs call for stepped-up support for vulnerable Syrians, refugees and host communities, amid escalating violence inside Syria  


Governments of the Future

Let me start with a frank confession: I am a passionate believer in the potential of technology as we make sustainable development and inclusive societies a reality  


New Year, new approach, new UNDP

UNDP is starting 2018 with a fresh focus and vision. This approach is laid out in the new Strategic Plan, which takes effect on January 1st and is the blueprint for the evolution of its work over the…  


The SDG-climate nexus: UN partnerships in the Arab Region

The Middle East is known for being the world’s oil capital, but did you know that it also has the world’s highest levels of solar radiation? Harnessing the region’s solar potential could help move the…  


A new plan for a new era: UN development agency charts course for development in 21st century

The UN’s development agency, the United Nations Development Programme, today launched a new and ambitious blueprint for development in the 21st century at the United Nations headquarters in New York.  


Private finance can play key role in 2030 Agenda: UNDP

Doha – Private finance can play a key role in realizing the aims of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) if policymakers succeed in aligning incentives to encourage investors to help ensure that…  


Peace and stability are key to achieving the Global Goals in the Arab States, EU-UNDP report says

Brussels – First report on the partnership between the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Arab States was released today in Brussels.  


Arab Future Energy Index Afex 2016

he AFEX 2016 Renewable Energy edition reveals the robust commitment of Arab countries to develop financially, socially, and environmentally sustainable energy systems through the wider deployment of…  

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