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Video Intervention from Khalida Bouzar, UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Assistant Administrator & Director of the Regional Bureau of Arab States

I am pleased to greet you at this important event where our UNDP Arab States Goodwill Ambassador, Michael Haddad will perform his Expo 2020 Walk for Climate Action and host a roundtable for business…  


A new indoor handball facility in Benghazi gives youth hope for a better future

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative to Libya, Mr. Marc-André Franche and the Head of Project Management Department of Benghazi Municipality, Mr. Osama Alkiza,…  


Poland Reaffirms Partnership with UNDP to Support Vulnerable Iraqis

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq welcomes an additional PLN 1 million (approximately US$ 244,000) contribution from the Government of Poland to its flagship Funding Facility for…  


Brochure: Waste to Energy

In an unprecedented initiative, UNDP has established the first Waste-to-Energy Plant in Yemen. The plant, which is in Lahj governorate, is a new approach to energy production that could revolutionize…  


Legal aid is a lifeline to domestic violence victims: Alaa steps up to get a fresh start in life

In a small beauty salon, Alaa, a 49-year-old woman from Gaza starts her day by making sure that everything is on point before opening hours — hair dryers in place, towels clean, make up organized and…  


UNDP’s solar hybrid solutions result in more robust health response in Seiyun

Today the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners inaugurated a solar hybrid system that will provide an uninterrupted power supply to the central COVID-19 Isolation Unit in Seiyun,…  


UNDP Supports Yemen’s Fishery Communities to Rebuild Livelihoods and Local Economy

Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its local partner, the Youth Leadership Development Foundation (YLDF), delivered fishing boats and engines to fishers in Mukalla, Yemen.…  


Restoring Yemen’s Schools to Safe Havens

There was a chapter in Yemen’s protracted conflict when the schools of Ad Dhalie Governorate in southern Yemen were caught in the line of fire, the walls becoming battlefield shields instead of…  



Japan renews support to improve life-saving water, sanitation and hygiene services in Yemen

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) welcomes a US$ 1.2 million contribution from the Government of Japan to establish a new project, Emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Support…  

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