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Employment in crises: Conversation between livelihoods specialists in Iraq

Two livelihood specialists based in northern and central Iraq share their thoughts on creating employment opportunities for Iraqis post-ISIL  


UNDP Delivers Personal Protective Equipment to Mine Clearance Teams in Aden

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has delivered 300 personal protective equipment (PPE) sets to the Yemeni Executive Mine Action Centre (YEMAC) in Aden. This PPE will better enable…  


Kuwait Fund and UNDP team up to support solid-waste management in Lebanon

The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today a new agreement to expand support for the environment and local communities in…  


UNDP and the Republic of Korea Support Women’s Access to Justice and Health Security

12 July 2021 – Aden, Yemen: The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are working together toward stronger gender justice and health security for 10,000 women and…  


Scaling up innovation in water management for climate security in northern Jordan project launched

the United Nations Development Programme ( UNDP) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) launched a project which aims at scaling up innovation in water management for…  


Special Investigation Courses for Iraqi Police

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq has completed a series of special investigation courses for investigators of the Iraqi police service with support from Germany. Weekly and…  


Impact of COVID-19 on enterprises in Jordan: One year into the pandemic

This report, developed by the ILO, Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research and the UNDP in Jordan, presents the impact of the pandemic on Jordanian enterprises one year after the first lockdown…  


Solar power for women empowerment

“It is the moment when all goes dark and silent where I ask myself: what can I do to fix this?” conveyed Rita-Maria Fahed, 24 years-old from Kfaryachit.  


Vaccine inequity undermining global economic recovery

New Global Dashboard on COVID-19 Vaccine Equity finds low-income countries would add $38 billion to their GDP forecast for 2021 if they had the same vaccination rate as high income countries. Global…  


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