UNDP Egypt has implemented a labour intensive Public Works programme together with the Social Fund for Development (SFD) since 2012. It captures how the projects changed the lives of not only the youth workers, but how they impacted the general public that greatly benefited from the new infrastructures and social services.
UNDP & Japan Strategic Partnership
Securing livelihoods and ensuring access to education and healthcare services have been at the centre of UNDP’s mission to reduce poverty around the world. In the more
In the wake of the series of popular uprisings that have swept the Arab region over the past two years, UNDP responded to the urgent call more
More than any other phenomenon, conflicts in the Arab region have stripped people, communities and countries of the choices they need to build better lives for more
Like many other young students of his age in Jordan, Yousef El Mughrabi, 23, was full of dreams and plans for his future. Living in Ma’an,more
Um Mohammed broke the conservative tribal traditions of her community when she became one of Gaza strip’s first “Mukhtarah” – the female equivalent of Mukhtar, onemore
- 23 May 2016:Helen Clark at the WHS Side Event on the Humanitarian-Development Nexus: Collaborative Approaches for Finding Solutions for Forcibly Displaced Persons
- 15 Apr 2016:UNDP and Japan agree to expand support for restoring access to electricity in Syria
- 14 Mar 2016:Funded by the Government of Japan, UNDP kicks off Tokyo Football League in Gaza
Video: Job Creation in Social Services and Public Works
Video: 3*6 Approach in Yemen
The Youth Economic Empowerment Project uses the 3x6 Approach to contribute to peace-building and the economic recovery process by mitigating rampant unemployment among youth in Yemen.
In 2013, UNDP and the Government of Japan marked two decades of cooperation to promote development in Africa through the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD). Nine UNDP offices in the Arab region are located in Africa and have benefited from this partnership.