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Arab Pathways to Sustainable Development

July is a time of reflection and debate around the sustainable development goals (SDGs), as UN member states convene for the Economic and Social Council High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) and the UN…  


SDG 16 as an accelerator for the 2030 Agenda

UNDP is working with a broad alliance to highlight the importance of peace, justice and strong institutions.  


RBAS Management Meeting 2019

I would like to thank the Regional Bureau for Arab States and the UNDP Morocco Country Office for organizing this meeting and for the opportunity to closely engage with UNDP colleagues working across…  


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)  

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