UN Development Programme hosts Global Meeting on Supporting Core Government Functions in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings in Jordan
Jan 12, 2017
Amman - Over 75 seasoned governance practitioners, economists, senior government representatives, and eminent global scholars from over 14 countries impacted by fragility, conflict and violence from around the globe will meet from January 16-18, 2017 at the Dead Sea, Jordan, to discuss how the United Nations and the global community as a whole can build a stronger foundation for conflict prevention, peacebuilding and statebuilding.
Arab region Youth, Peace and Security Consultation on Youth, Peace and Security
Dec 6, 2016
Amman – After two days of intense deliberations, youth participants in the Arab Region Youth, Peace and Security Consultation, presented a set of recommendations to a high level panel of decision makers and practitioners concerned with the implementation of the landmark Security Council Resolution (SCR) 2250, which urged Member States to consider setting up mechanisms that would enable young people to participate meaningfully in peace processes and dispute resolution.
New appeal seeks continued support for Syrian refugees and countries hosting them
Dec 5, 2016
Amman - With the conflict in Syria well into its sixth year and with little progress on the political front, United Nations Agencies and NGO partners today appealed for US$4.69 billion in new funding to continue vital work over the next two years
Launch of the Arab Human Development report 2016: UNDP and Deutsche Welle collaborate to amplify voices of youth debating the future of Arab development
Nov 29, 2016
Beirut– The Arabic-language channel of Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) dedicated a special episode of its youth-oriented show “Shababtalk” to discuss proposals of the Arab Human Development Report (AHDR) 2016: Youth and the Prospects for Human Development in a Changing Reality that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched today, here at the American University of Beirut.
Engaging youth in debating the future of development in the Arab region
Nov 29, 2016
Beirut – The American University of Beirut (AUB) hosted today the launch of the latest edition in the Arab Human Development Report (AHDR) series published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Arab Human Development Report 2016: Enabling youth to shape their own future key to progress on development and stability in Arab region
Nov 29, 2016
Beirut – Arab countries can achieve a significant leap forward in development, reinforce stability and secure such gains in a sustainable manner, if they urgently prioritize adopting policies that ensure the well-being, productivity,
Arab Human Development Reports turn to digital media with launch of 2016 edition Charting new territory—improving availability and understanding of human development data
Nov 29, 2016
Beirut – Participants in the launch of the latest edition of the Arab Human Development Report (AHDR) that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched here today, were looking for printed copies of the full report. Only the executive summary of the report was available in print.
Photo exhibition raises awareness about the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Syria, showcases EU-UNDP partnership
Nov 25, 2016
Brussels- A photography exhibition which raises awareness about the ongoing humanitarian and development challenges in Iraq and Syria was organized on 25 November 2016 in the European Commission’s Berlaymont Building in Brussels.
Renewable Energies further pave their way across Arab States
Nov 17, 2016
Marrakech, Morocco – The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) launches the 3rd edition of its flagship publication, the Arab Energy Future Index™ (AFEX) Renewable Energy 2016 report in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its Arab Climate Resilience Initiative (ACRI). RCREEE executive Director, Dr. Ahmed Badr presents the report key findings in a side event to the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UN Climate Convention (COP22) in Morocco
Inter-religious dialogue on diversity, tolerance and social cohesion addresses the role of religious leaders, scholars and civil society organizations in the Arab region
Nov 2, 2016
Amman – More than 100 participants from 25 countries convened in Amman over the past two days to discuss the instrumental role of religious leaders and religious institutions in enhancing diversity, tolerance and social cohesion to counter the roots of extremism. Entitled “Interreligious Dialogue on Diversity, Tolerance and Social Cohesion in the Arab Region” this gathering meets at a critical time when young people can be manipulated by extremist organizations.