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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…  


RBAS Management Meeting 2019

I am very happy to be with you here enjoying the generous hospitality of the kingdom of Morocco in the city of Tangier which is often referred to as the “Bride of the North” -- and one of the oldest…  


The 2019 Africa Regional Ministerial Conference on Green Economy

The 2019 Africa Regional Ministerial Conference on Green Economy, is a result of the success of the annual, since 2014, World Green Economy Summit model and a direct response to the requests of…  


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  

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