An experimental global index offers a new measurement of human progress that illustrates the challenge of tackling poverty and inequality while easing planetary pressure
Today, Yemen is the world’s worst human crisis, especially with a looming wide-scale famine.
The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) handed over the Abdullah Ben Zouber School to the Zawya West Municipality.
As per WHO’s Situation Report of 24 March 2020, 19 countries in the Arab region have reported COVID-19 cases. Those countries are Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates. Only Yemen has no reported cases.
As UNDP Egypt Accelerator Lab’s journey kicks off, our mission is to be a fast-learning network on sustainable development challenges and catalysts for change.
Ensuring inclusion of youth and women is vital in creating a culture of peace, especially in Iraq, a country with one of the youngest populations in the world.

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392.4 million

Population

7.4

People living on less than $1.25 per day

50.6%

Labour force participation rate

0.703

Human Dev. Index

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