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Republic of Korea contributes additional US$ 3 million to stabilization in Iraq

The Republic of Korea has contributed an additional US$ 3 million to the Funding Facility for Stabilization.  


New agreement between UNDP and Union for the Mediterranean strengthens peace and prosperity across key regions

Climate action, economic integration and support for women and youth are some of the key areas of partnership under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today between the Union for the…  


2021 Somali Poetry Award winners

Winners were announced today for the annual Home of Somali Poetry Awards run by the Home of Somali Poetry initiative (Hoyga Maansada Soomaaliyeed) with support from the United Nations Development…  


New Report Identifies Drivers of Informality in Iraq’s Labour Market

The report was developed in partnership between the Government, ILO, UNDP, IOM, UN Women, the European Union, the Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research and the Cash and Livelihoods Consortium…  


UNDP: Recovery in Yemen possible despite fast-deteriorating situation

A new United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report projects that war-torn Yemen, currently among the poorest countries in the world, can end extreme poverty within a single generation, by 2047 –…  


Policy roundtable on water scarcity in the Arab region calls for urgent climate action to build resilience

Expert panelists convening virtually to assess the impacts of climate change on water resources in the Arab region and implications to regional development, sounded an alarm that climate risks will…  



US$7.5 Million Committed by the Netherlands to Support Second Phase of UNDP’s Emergency Mine Action Project in Yemen

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) welcomes the generous US$7.5 million contribution of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands to support emergency mine action efforts in…  


The SRTF and UNDP Announce New Partnership to Support the Agriculture Sector in Ar-Raqqa

The Syria Recovery Trust Fund (SRTF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced on 08 November a EUR 763,910 collaboration to support the rehabilitation of a pumping station and…  


UNDP Horn of Africa leadership strengthens ties across borders

The first UNDP Horn of Africa Resident Representatives forum closed today with commitments on strengthening development ties across borders through support for joint analysis, planning and action.  

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