• Mar 16, 2014

    Donate now to help UNDP restore jobs and help people displaced by the conflict. UNDP will provide emergency employment schemes that focus on collecting and disposing of the garbage in the neighbourhoods of Villat, Dahiyeh, Tob AlJura, Althawra and AlKusour.

  • Jun 22, 2011

    Yemen is one of the poorest countries in the Arab region. It faces a host of challenges, including a high rate of population growth, a low rate of economic growth, high unemployment, widespread poverty, weak governance and rapidly depleting water and oil reserves.

  • Jun 16, 2011

    The United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) assistance to the Palestinian people in the West Bank and Gaza is aimed at reducing poverty and building livelihoods. UNDP's current strategy in Gaza focuses on the restoration of access and movement, the restitution and reconstruction of basic services and infrastructure, and the reduction of additional risks and vulnerabilities following the December 2008 military operations.

  • Feb 25, 2013

    The peoples’ movement that spread across North Africa and other parts of the Arab world in 2011 expressed a growing demand for government accountability, especially by the younger generation. It resulted in political transitions or reforms in half a dozen countries, affecting the lives of over 100 million people. In spite of significant gains, many countries still face pressing problems—civil unrest, rising unemployment, weak institutional capacities and challenges in ensuring fair elections and constitutional processes. All these underline the important need for cooperative and transparent state-citizen relations to achieve a viable and peaceful transition.

  • Oct 5, 2011

    The fact sheet is about human rights and the three diseases – HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria. It highlights the importance of promoting human rights in response to the three diseases. The fact sheet was developed by UNDP and the Open Society Foundations in collaboration with the Roll Back Malaria and Stop TB Partnerships, and the Ford Foundation in order to support discussions at the Global Fund on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria Partnership Forum, held in Brazil in 2011.

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