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New UNDP–Sweden partnership will support governance, peacebuilding and resilience

Sweden and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have entered a US$19.3 million partnership to strengthen work on governance, peacebuilding, crisis, and resilience.  


Arab Youth Center & UNDP partner to enable greater youth engagement in achieving goals of Agenda 2030 for sustainable development in the Arab region

New York– 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…  


UNDP appoints Michael Haddad as regional goodwill ambassador for climate action

Amman—The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS) today announced the appointment of Lebanese endurance athlete Michael Haddad as Goodwill Ambassador to…  


Japan and UNDP Sign Agreement in Support of Resilience for Communities Affected by Crisis in Syria

New York - The Regional Bureau for Arab States of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today an agreement with Japan to expand efforts to strengthen resilience of communities…  


UNDP &MBRF renew partnership to harness knowledge for development

New York – Today, at its Headquarters in New York, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)signed an agreement withthe Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF)to continue…  


League of Arab States, Government of Japan and UNDP Launch Policy Dialogue Initiative

Policy dialogue among partners is an essential tool of building and sustaining peace and achieving prosperity in an increasingly complex world.  


UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner Official Mission to Yemen

UNDP’s Administrator, Mr. Achim Steiner has returned from a five-day visit to Yemen where he traveled to Aden, Sana’a, and Hodeidah, to meet with communities, officials, and members of the United…  


OFID and UNDP strengthen partnership to improve the use of data for development in the Arab region

Vienna- The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today in Vienna a new three-year partnership agreement in support of the Arab…  


Yemen has already lost 2 decades of Human Development

Amman – Ongoing conflict in Yemen has already reversed human development by 21 years, according to a UNDP-commissioned study released today. The study warns of exponentially growing impacts of…  


UNDP Development Chief Calls for Action on Debt, Climate, & Inequality As Developing Countries Face Volatile Global Outlook

Increased financing and bold leadership are needed urgently to tackle climate change, rising inequality, and surging debt, as increased risks and vulnerabilities threaten economic growth globally.  

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