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Statement of the Administrator: Inclusive human capital development and economic recovery for the region

Inclusive human capital development and economic recovery for the region - Syria Conference, Brussels  


UN Chiefs Call for Increased Support for Vulnerable Syrians and the Region, as the Brussels Conference Set to Open

As the ‘Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region’ opens, UN Chiefs are calling urgently for increased support for vulnerable Syrians, refugees and the communities hosting…  


UN Shows Strong Support for Economic Stability in Lebanon

Paris, April 6 – One month before Lebanon holds its first parliamentary elections in nearly a decade, the United Nations called for continued international support for Lebanon’s political and economic…  


Regional stakeholder consultation to tackle expanding economic opportunities in response to the Syria crisis

Istanbul, Turkey – A multi-stakeholder consultation, bringing together over 70 representatives from government, UN agencies, I/NGOs and the private sector from Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq…  


Keynote Statement of Mourad Wahba: “The Humanitarian, Development & Peace Nexus”

At the outset, allow me to acknowledge His Royal Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, for his leadership and…  


Syria Crisis: a Multipronged Approach to Increase Resilience

I would like to acknowledge the Member States in attendance, the Emergency Relief Coordinator, the High Commissioner for Refugees, and all colleagues participating in Geneva this afternoon on this…  


UN chiefs call for stepped-up support for vulnerable Syrians, refugees and host communities, amid escalating violence inside Syria

UN chiefs call for stepped-up support for vulnerable Syrians, refugees and host communities, amid escalating violence inside Syria  


UNDP Administrator: Lebanon’s development under pressures due to the Syria Crisis

Beirut - Achim Steiner, the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), warns of pressures on Lebanon’s social services, infrastructure and jobs due to the impact of the Syria…  


UNDP and Japan boost support for resilience among communities in Syria

The Regional Bureau for Arab States of the United Nations Development Programme signed today an agreement with Japan to expand efforts to strengthen resilience of communities affected by the crisis in…  


Businesses employ design thinking to expand economic opportunities for Syrian refugees and Jordanian communities hosting them

Amman – Representatives from the Jordanian and global private sector, government, civil society and international organizations convened today in the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre, in the…  

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