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Low-carbon, climate-resilient development

The Arab region is full of potential. Over the past decades, the region has increased electricity production from renewable resources seven-fold, decreased infant mortality significantly, achieved…  


World Environment Day - 5 June 2018

Statement on World Environment Day - Theme: Beat Plastic Pollution  


Solar solutions for displaced communities

The Arab region is experiencing one of the most dramatic periods of change in its history - with an escalation of conflict, a dramatic rise in poverty, and the emergence of more than 20 million…  


Helen Clark: Opening Speech at the 2016 World Green Economy Summit

It is a pleasure to participate in the opening of the 2016 World Green Economy Summit.  


Lebanon’s Technology Needs Assessment to Climate Change

The report looks at different technologies related to the power, transport, agriculture and water sectors in Lebanon and assess their potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase…  


The National Climate Change Policy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan 2013-2020

Jordan recognizes that climate change is a serious and pervasive threat to humanity. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the highest scientific body of the UNFCCC responsible for…  


Rio20 sustainable development under occupation

This report is the Palestinian contribution to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD). The report sheds light on the obstacles and challenges that the Palestinian people are…  


Basic farming inputs help Yemeni famers re-establish their agro-businesses

Hajj Ahmad Sayed, 61 years old, was one of hundreds of farmers who benefited from the distribution of fertilizer and seeds, which was implemented by UNDP in late 2012 in northern governorate of…  


Emergency Oil Spill Clean up Response

A booklet highlighting UNDP's prompt response to the environmental disaster that hit the Lebanese coastline resulting from the air strike on the fuel storage tanks of the Jiyeh power plant.  


The National Wind Atlas of Lebanon

UNDP, through the CEDRO project, and the Ministry of Energy & Water published the first version of the "National Wind Atlas of Lebanon" which will create a growing momentum in Lebanon towards…  

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