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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…  


The Constitution at the service of citizens in Algeria: UNDP supports Constitutional Council’s pursuit to enable citizens to appeal the unconstitutionality of laws

Algiers – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today an agreement with the Constitutional Council of Algeria to support a set of reforms that institute accessible procedures to…  


New toolkit offers support with preventing violent extremism

Programmes aiming to prevent violent extremism need to be grounded in the context in which they are intervening, based on evidence and have a realistic monitoring framework, according to a new toolkit…  


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…  


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  


EU, UNDP cooperation key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Cooperation between the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has a major role to play in fulfilling the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and ending poverty,…  


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…  


Somali leaders and the international community determined to make somalia famine resistant

One year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, famine has so far been averted due to a large-scale, collective, and unprecedented humanitarian response  


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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