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The Netherlands increases its support to stabilize newly liberated areas in Iraq

Baghdad – The Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has contributed an additional USD 14.2 million (EUR 12 million) to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track…  


Generous contribution ranks Germany as top contributor to stabilization in Iraq

Baghdad – The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has contributed an additional USD 94 million (EUR 80 million) to two major UNDP programmes that are helping to stabilize newly liberated…  


UN and partners launch plan to support over five million Syrian refugees and countries hosting them

Amman/Geneva - United Nations Agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP), a USD 4.4 billion plan designed to support over five million refugees from…  


Germany boosts the Stabilization Facility for Libya increasing its contribution by 1 million euros

Tunis, 30/November/2017 – During a ceremony that took place today at UNDP Libya office in Tunis, his excellency, the Ambassador of Germany to Libya, Dr. Christian Buck and Deputy Special…  


A new plan for a new era: UN development agency charts course for development in 21st century

The UN’s development agency, the United Nations Development Programme, today launched a new and ambitious blueprint for development in the 21st century at the United Nations headquarters in New York.  


Private finance can play key role in 2030 Agenda: UNDP

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…  


German Federal Government and UNDP conclude expert meeting on creating jobs, livelihoods for refugees

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…  


UNDP and Republic of Sudan Screen Iman at United Nations Headquarters

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…  


UNDP’s Regional Director for Arab States completes official visits to Yemen: We maintain our focus on strengthening resilience and early recovery

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,…  


Peace and stability are key to achieving the Global Goals in the Arab States, EU-UNDP report says

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.  

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