Endurance athlete and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador for Arab States Michael Haddad announced today that he will attempt the extraordinary feat of walking 100 kilometres across the North Pole
Somalia and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) today launch a new US$10 million climate adaptation project to help rural communities secure access to diminishing water supplies
Irregular migrants who made the fraught journey from Africa to Europe would do so again despite knowing the dangers of the trip. Some 93 per cent of almost 2,000 irregular migrants surveyed experienced danger on their journey, but only two per cent said that greater awareness of the risks would have caused them to stay home.
The heating climate is causing increasingly intense disasters it's rolling back hard-won development gains; it contributes to devastating conflicts and displacement; it affects the most vulnerable especially but is posing threats to life everywhere.
“We couldn’t do much for our patients but examine them and make a diagnosis. The clinic was full of debris and contaminated with wastewater,” said Dr Mohammed Samir.
The Arab Youth Center (AYC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) signed a partnership agreement to support and build capacities of youth in 10 Arab countries and encourage their active engagement in effort to achieve the goals of Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, within the frame work of their new joint initiative “Youth Development Delegates in the Arab region.”

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