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World Environment Day - 5 June 2018

Statement on World Environment Day - Theme: Beat Plastic Pollution  

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  

Statement of Sarah Poole, Deputy Director, Regional Bureau for Arab States, UNDP On the occasion of “Rural Women in the Arab Region: Cases of Challenges and Resilience”

At the outset, on behalf of UNDP I would like to express our thanks to the Arab Women’s Organisation and UNWOMEN for organising this event, as an important contribution to CSW focused specifically on…  

Mourad Wahba: Opening of International Conference on Promoting women's political participation, essential support for political reform processes and sustainable development

Let me begin today by expressing my gratitude for your kind invitation to me to participate in this important conference that highlights one of the most important priorities for reform and pillars of…  

Improving the Impact of Prevention of Violent Extremism Programming

Good morning, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, dear colleagues, Let me begin by thanking the Permanent Mission of Jordan and the Permanent Mission of Norway [in particular H.E. Sima Bahous and…  

Measures of Prevention: Improving the Impact of Prevention of Violent Extremism programming – New tools

Good morning Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, dear Colleagues, I join Assistant Secretary-General Mar Dieye in thanking Ambassador Bahous of the Mission of Jordan, and Ambassador Hattrem of the…  

International Women’s Day

Women’s movements dominate today’s global conversation. From #MeToo and #TimesUp spotlighting sexual harassment and abuse, to #NiUnaMenos, the not one less movement protesting femicide, women voices…  

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…  

Governments of the Future

Let me start with a frank confession: I am a passionate believer in the potential of technology as we make sustainable development and inclusive societies a reality  

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