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New UN Report: Bold legal reforms in some Arab countries can inspire accelerated progress across the region towards Gender Justice & Equality before the law

A new report that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), the United Nations…  


New partnership between UNDP and KOICA reaffirms commitment to support anti-corruption and integrity reforms in the Arab region

Amman– On the International Anti-Corruption Day, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) announced a new partnership that will support…  


New UNDP Report: Global development vulnerable to “next generation” inequalities

A new United Nations Development Programme report highlights the expanding nature of global inequality, pointing to a new generation of inequalities which may trigger a new great divergence in society…  


To answer global protests, tackle new inequalities: 2019 Human Development Report

The 2019 Human Development Report, entitled “Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: inequalities in human development in the 21st Century,” says that just as the gap in basic living standards…  


International Volunteer Day celebrates volunteer action for inclusion

In a remote area of South Sudan, Mary, an experienced midwife from Tanzania, delivers a baby as the first rays of sun stream into the United Nations clinic. Mary is a UN Volunteer dedicated to keeping…  


United Nations Secretary-General voices support for “North Pole Walk for Climate Action”

New York – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today expressed support for the North Pole Walk for Climate Action, an effort by Lebanese endurance athlete Michael Haddad to focus…  


The Second Edition of the World’s First Future of Knowledge Foresight Report and 2019 Edition of Global Knowledge Index Launched

Under the umbrella of the Knowledge Project, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) unveiled the 2019 results of the Global…  


Somalia and UNDP launch new US$10 million project for pastoralist communities to access scarce water resources and adapt to climate-related droughts and floods

Mogadishu, Somalia – Somalia and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) today launch a new US$10 million climate adaptation project to help rural communities secure access to diminishing water supplies.…  


Endurance athlete Michael Haddad announces “North Pole Walk for Climate Action”

Endurance athlete and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador for Arab States Michael Haddad announced today that he will attempt the extraordinary feat of walking 100…  


Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Landmark study gives voice to irregular migrants, and reveals strong links between migration and development  

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