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Citizenship 360° in the Arab Region

From May 15 to July 31, 2019, 6,722 citizens in 12 Arab countries (Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen) were asked via mobile app about…  


Inclusive Citizenship and the Data Imperative in Arab Countries

Arab countries need to start tapping into the potential of new, big and lean data made available by digital transformation. From AI-powered forecasting models to satellite imagery, a plethora of…  



Preserving forests, sustaining livelihoods

Through forest management, we are generating much needed income during the harsh situation while bringing the forests back to life,” expressed Aisha, Manara site supervisor.  


Cash-for-work: Helping Bring Hope while Sustaining Human Dignity

Malekah received YER 370,000 (€ 358) for her work, spending her income on construction materials, supporting household expenses, and caring for her newest baby.  


Behind-the-scenes: Meet the stabilization team in Mosul

Since its launch in 2015, UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization has set the stage for Iraq to build forward better through rehabilitation of critical infrastructure and restoration of essential…  


The United Kingdom’s GBP 3 million contribution supports Iraq’s fight against COVID-19

The United Kingdom has committed GBP 3 million (approximately US$ 4.1 million) to support the Government of Iraq’s response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in partnership with the…  


Supporting the Vulnerable and Diminishing the Threat of Hunger

To support war-impacted communities and lift thousands of Yemeni families out of extreme poverty and unemployment, the European Union has funded the Social Protection for Community Resilience Project…  


Lebanon submits updated national climate pledge under Paris Agreement

Lebanon enhances the ambition of its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and renewable energy targets by 2030, adopts more comprehensive adaptation priorities as part of its adaptation communication, and aligns…  


Heroes behind masks: healthcare workers in Sebha battle COVID-19

Nine years of conflict has damaged countless buildings across Libya, leaving them demolished or unfunctional. The destruction of buildings hindered essential basic services for people such as…  

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