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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…  


Launch of Youth Leadership Programme 5

The Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) was launched in 2015 as an initiative to build the region’s most dynamic network working at the intersection of youth, innovation and sustainable development.  


Starting from the why: Innovation Champions from Unleash to UNDP

Innovation requires that we look at the world as it is and ask: Why? Why are things this way? How else could they be? What would it take to change the things that aren’t serving us?  


Opening Remarks Regional Director Mourad Wahba at General Assembly of the Arab Water Council

Thank you. I would like to begin by thanking His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Abu El Geit, Secretary General of the League of Arab States and His Excellency His Excellency Dr. Mahmoud Abu Zeid President of…  


New Partnership for climate& SDGs in Arab States

Thank you. On behalf of UNDP and our UN partner agencies I would like to begin by thanking His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Abu El Geit, Secretary General of the League of Arab States and Dr. Mahmoud Abu…  


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…  

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