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DRIVING PEACE IN DARFUR: LIVELIHOODS AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES

In Darfur, we’re using livelihood creation to rebuild communities, overcome tensions, and address causes of conflict.  


Beautiful Missan Project: Working towards rehabilitation of recreational infrastructure and job creation

Funded by the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the Beautiful Missan project that focuses on the rehabilitation of recreational infrastructure and job…  


Visualize 2030 "Break the Distance"

Visualize 2030 is an initiative of the Arab Development Portal which aims to encourage the consumption of data by youth from the Arab region in support of advocacy campaigns and innovative thinking…  


Hospital hires 27 medical staff to save lives with support from ‘Madad Fund’

The CMC hospital in Erbil, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), was able to hire 27 doctors, nurses and medical staff to help save lives in the fight against COVID-19, after receiving support from…  


Women lawyers make Puntland safer for all

In 2008, Puntland had almost no formally qualified lawyers, so UNDP helped set up a 4-year law course at Puntland State University (PSU) and a scholarship programme for gifted students who couldn’t…  


New Center extends legal training in Libya

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), through the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL), handed over to the contractor the site of the National Legal Training Center for its construction.  


Combatting COVID-19 In Karbala: Isolation ward opens in Iraq’s Holy City

Coronavirus patients in Karbala can now access safe and reliable healthcare thanks to a new Isolation Ward built in partnership between the Karbala Governorate and the United Nations Development…  


The National Center for Disease Control counts with new COVID-19 testing machines

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is helping Libya to effectively respond to COVID-19 as part of its mission to reduce inequalities and build resilience in the conflict affected country.…  


Iraq’s environmental sustainability prioritized in new UNEP/UNDP agreement

The UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Regional Office for West Asia based in Manama, Bahrain, and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq have joined forces today, signing a four-year Memorandum…  


27 entrepreneurs on a marathon in Tripoli and Benghazi to restart their businesses

Funded by the Government of Japan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya launched today a two-day marathon in Tripoli which aimed at helping entrepreneurs to rebuild their…  

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