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In Libya, Together with our partner at Core Germany

The rapid spread across borders of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has shocked the world. This crisis has re-enforced the interdependence of our planet and the urgent need for global action to…  


Tapping into the talent of local innovators to ‘hack’ the challenges of COVID-19 in Somalia

With a health infrastructure devastated by decades of war and with dangerously low levels of public awareness about how to avoid infection, Somalia faces incalculable damage to its people and…  


EU, UNDP support to Libya’s COVID-19 response amidst conflict

Today, the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis strikes the world at large, threatening not only global health, but economic and social dimensions of countries’ development in unprecedented ways. For…  


COVID-19 Response in Iraq

In line with UNDP’s Global Integrated Response1 and the WHO Iraq Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan, UNDP Iraq launched the project “Support for the COVID-19 Response in Iraq” in April 2020.  


"COVID is Not Over"

Beirut, Lebanon - More than 30 partners including UN Lebanon, the Lebanese government and the civil society, launched today a joint campaign under the hashtags #COVIDIsNotOver and #StaySAFE to raise…  


Canada and UNDP sign an agreement to support Egypt’s efforts to fight COVID-19

To respond to the crisis and the impacts of the pandemic, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Canada signed an agreement worth CAD 500,000 (approx. USD 360,000) to…  


Protecting Yemen’s most vulnerable communities from flooding, death, and devastation

For years, floods have washed away entire sections of our village and put our lives at risk. Each rainy season, the community is hit by torrential storms — with catastrophic impacts to our homes,…  


Sudan’s first ‘Solar Lab’ launches to provide quality-assured solar technology

A joint Sudanese Standards and Metrology Organization (SSMO)/ UNDP ‘Solar Lab’ launched today in Khartoum, providing testing and certification services for solar energy technology. The lab’s core…  


Global Fund & UNDP increase Sudan’s COVID-19 test supply

7,200 COVID-19 diagnostic tests were delivered in mid-June to Sudan’s Federal Ministry of Health by the United Nations Development Programme and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and…  


Impact of COVID-19 on electoral assistance

The regional electoral assistance project will hold the 6th webinar about the Impact of COVID-19 on electoral assistance.  

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