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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…  

World Wildlife Day

Statement on World Wildlife Day - 3 March 2019  

Statement to the Executive Board Poverty Evaluation Session

Statement delivered by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye at the UNDP Executive Board Evaluation Session on Poverty  

Qatar commits 16 million to UNDP in multiyear agreement

Doha – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has welcomed a two-year commitment by the government of Qatar for $16 million to its 2019 and 2020 core resources and an additional $20 million…  

UN And Partners Launch Plan To Support Syrian Refugees And Countries Hosting Them As Number Of Syrian Refugee New-Borns Reaches One Million Mark

“These one million children have largely been born into a situation where poverty and unemployment are common, early marriage and child labour occur, and an education is not always secure” said Amin…  

Climate Change and the Rise of Poverty

Today over 2 billion people, or one third of the global population, are poor or near-poor and face persistent vulnerabilities, including from climate change  

Towards Disability-Inclusive Development in the Arab States

Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. While there is much progress to remark on disability-inclusive development, more advances are needed if we are to live up to the promise of…  

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…  

Ministry of Environment and UNDP Sign Two New Projects to Foster Environment Conservation Efforts in Egypt in Presence of the Egyptian Prime Minister

Conservation of Biodiversity into the tourism development and meeting Egypt’s international commitments are the two focus areas of today’s signing ceremony. In a sign of the exerted efforts in the…  

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