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Youth Leadership Programme “Innovating for Sustainable Impact” 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…  


Decarbonizing Development in the Middle East

This week sees commencement of the 24th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24)  


Helping people see a sustainable future through data

This is the what the Visualize 2030 Hackathon* is about — making data on sustainable development easy to understand and act upon for all, through using data and innovation to channel youth’s…  


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…  


Ecosystems for Peace

This month countries from around the world gather in Egypt for the 14th Conference of the Parties (COP-14) under the UN Biodiversity Convention. While important success stories have emerged over the…  


SDG Achievement in Crisis Contexts

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a new Strategic Plan (2018-2021) a blueprint to help countries eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions, accelerate structural…  


Green Finance and Partnerships to Accelerate SDG Achievement

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent our most ambitious development agenda ever, setting the vision, framework and targets for the transition to a sustainable and resilient society  


Stopping the leak, boosting the SDGs

Tal Abbas El Gharbi — a village situated in Lebanon’s north-western corner — is thirsty. The surrounding Ostouane River should be sufficient to irrigate the sunbeaten lands that make up 85 percent of…  


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.  

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