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The 2018 Visualize 2030

ADP is launching “The 2018 Visualize 2030” hackathon whereby it calls upon youth (aged 18-29) to use official statistics to visualize a data driven story addressing development challenges in the Arab…  


Celebrating Knowledge for Sustainable Development

Opening Remarks at "Celebrating Knowledge for Sustainable Development"  


Japan and the UNDP in the Arab States Region: partners for development

Strong partnerships are key to the achievement of the potential of the Arab States: a dynamic yet turbulent region. This report is focused on the vital importance of one such partnership in the region…  


Low-carbon, climate-resilient development

The Arab region is full of potential. Over the past decades, the region has increased electricity production from renewable resources seven-fold, decreased infant mortality significantly, achieved…  


Transformation Towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies

The cumulative implications of climate change, biodiversity loss, water insecurity, land degradation and toxic pollution threaten achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the…  


Tracking SDG progress in the Arab region is now available to everyone

As countries report on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) progress at the High-Level Political Forum, they need data to review their performance and identify priority areas for action.  


First Africa Economic Forum in Djibouti: Private sector investment in sustainable infrastructures key to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Djibouti – Over 800 business leaders, private sector investors and government economic officials from across Africa and China met in the first Africa Economic Forum and Exhibition to discuss the…  


World Environment Day - 5 June 2018

Statement on World Environment Day - Theme: Beat Plastic Pollution  


Youth Leadership Programme

UNDP Arab States launched the Youth Leadership Programme ﴾YLP﴿ in 2015. It begun with YLP 1 (2015), proceeded with YLP 2 in 2016 and YLP3 in 2017 and will launch YLP4 in May 2018.  


Youth Leadership Programme “Innovating for Sustainable Impact” Regional Launch YLP4

Building on the lessons learned and momentum generated during YLP1, 2, and 3; YLP4 in 2018 will continue its aim of unlocking the potential of youth in the region and fostering their active role in…  

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