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.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new report today arguing that recovery efforts from the Beirut port explosion of 4 August must look beyond the reconstruction of buildings
In the aftermath of the devastating explosion in the port of Beirut, immediate support from the United Nations Development programme (UNDP) will prioritize the restoration of livelihoods and small businesses; debris management; and access to justice for impacted vulnerable groups. This will complement urgent relief efforts of sister UN agencies in the first stage response.
he United Nations Development Programme signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Welfare Association (TAAWON) to strengthen the effectiveness of their development efforts in support
Achieving the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Iraq is crucial to ensuring the country’s prosperity and long-term development.
Every year, the International Day of Democracy conjures up thoughts of the values of freedom, respect for human rights, and the principle of holding periodic and genuine elections by universal suffrage

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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

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