Private finance can play key role in 2030 Agenda: UNDP
Nov 18, 2017
Doha – Private finance can play a key role in realizing the aims of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) if policymakers succeed in aligning incentives to encourage investors to help ensure that no one is left behind by 2030, said Achim Steiner, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator.
German Federal Government and UNDP conclude expert meeting on creating jobs, livelihoods for refugees
Nov 3, 2017
Bonn – The German Federal Government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today concluded a meeting of policymakers and experts on creating jobs and economic opportunities for refugees and communities hosting them in neighboring countries.
World Youth Forum
Nov 3, 2017
On behalf of the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, I am pleased to address you at the opening of the World Youth Forum in beautiful Sharm El-Sheikh. President el-Sisi, I congratulate you for organizing this important Forum and on your efforts to create opportunities for youth and empower women. The UN looks forward to working closely together with you on these and other important issues as Egypt assumes the G77 Chairmanship in 2018.
UNDP continues to expand stabilization support for Iraqi Government to help families return home, including minority communities
Oct 19, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) continues to support the Government of Iraq on stabilization projects to restore vital services in areas freed from ISIL.
UNDP’s Regional Director for Arab States completes official visits to Yemen: We maintain our focus on strengthening resilience and early recovery
Oct 9, 2017
Aden, Yemen – In the immediate term, UNDP will focus its work in areas geared to helping strengthen the resilience of war-affected Yemeni communities and to support stabilization, including demining, maintaining local governance and service-delivery structures, and creating employment for youth, according to UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director for Arab States, Mourad Wahba.
Peace and stability are key to achieving the Global Goals in the Arab States, EU-UNDP report says
Oct 2, 2017
Brussels – First report on the partnership between the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Arab States was released today in Brussels.
Together for peace with Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon
Sep 22, 2017
Maha is from Homs in Syria. The conflict in her home country forced her to leave her home and seek refuge in neighbouring Jordan. The 51-year-old tailor lost one of her sons in the war and is now the sole provider for her family of eight.
The Road to Lebanon’s Future in Focus
Sep 20, 2017
For the fifth consecutive year, UNDP Lebanon held the Social Good Summit (SGS) 2017 in Beirut, at Teatro Verdun on Tuesday. Around 300 attendees arrived at the Summit, among them university students, activists, journalists, opinion leaders, and youth from different parts around Lebanon.
UNDP and Republic of Sudan Screen Iman at United Nations Headquarters
Aug 29, 2017
The Regional Bureau for Arab States of the United Nations Development Programme and the Permanent Mission of Sudan to the United Nations today hosted a screening at United Nations Headquarters in New York of Iman: When Faith is at the Crossroads.
UNDP and Sida sign a $6.7 million agreement to advance economic integration in the Arab region
Aug 22, 2017
Amman - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) signed today a cost-sharing agreement in the amount of USD 6.7 million (SEK 54,800,000) for three years to strengthen Arab economic integration for inclusive sustainable development.