• A Local Governance Toolkit
    Aug 16, 2018

    In 2015, the UNHCR-UNDP Joint Regional Secretariat prepared A Local Governance Toolkit for municipalities affected by the Syrian refugee crisis. It is an effective tool to identify municipal needs and capacities, and for streamlining planning.

  • Regional Resilience &Private sector innovation workshop for improved crisis response
    Jul 2, 2018

    The UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States (SRF), in partnership with the Ministry for Foreign Trade and Development of Finland, organized on Tuesday 8 May 2018, a half day Regional Resilience and Private Sector Innovation Workshop for Improved Crisis Response

  • Helsinki Conference Report
    Jul 2, 2018

    Six years into the Syria crisis, the United Nations and partners remain committed to providing life-saving assistance to the 13.5 million displaced and conflict- affected people inside Syria, protecting the rights of 4.81 million refugees in neighboring countries, and building the resilience of the 4.4 million people in vulnerable communities hosting them. Coordinating this effort remains a crucial challenge

  • Jobs make the difference national national stakeholder consultations: expanding economic opportunities for refugees and host communities
    Jul 2, 2018

    In partnership with Microsoft, UNDP convened National and Regional Stakeholder Consultations in January and March 2018, to identify and respond to existing challenges to the implementation of the recommendations made in the report ‘Jobs Make the Difference: Expanding Economic Opportunities for Refugees and Host Communities’.

  • Improving livelihoods and economic opportunities for Syrian refugees and host communities
    Jul 2, 2018

    ‘In the framework of cooperation and coordination of the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP), in 2016 the UNDP-UNHCR Joint Secretariat initiated a mapping exercise of United Nation’s Agencies livelihood and economic opportunities interventions in the five countries affected by the Syrian crisis, to identify complementarities and gaps, as well as comparative advantages

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