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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…  


Climate leadership in one of the most challenging corners of the world

What the Arab States are doing to create a sustainable future.  


Visualize 2030

Given the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the national development strategies that Arab governments have either adopted or are in the process of developing, ADP is launching the 2019…  


UNDP appoints Michael Haddad as regional goodwill ambassador for climate action

Amman—The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS) today announced the appointment of Lebanese endurance athlete Michael Haddad as Goodwill Ambassador to…  


Social innovators, leaders, and powerful forces for change

Throughout the Arab region UNDP’s rapidly-growing Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) is helping young men and women to become positive change-makers and fullfil their dreams of a more just, equal and…  


No more missed opportunities

Tapping the potential of UNDP's national staff through the Global Policy Network.  


In Brussels, donors pledge US$7 billion for Syrians and countries in the region

Brussels - Delegates to a conference co-hosted by the European Union and United Nations in Brussels pledged some US$ 7 billion to efforts to reach 21.2 million affected people inside Syria and in…  


UNDP Administrator Ministerial Conference on Syria in Brussel

In addition to the immediate humanitarian needs that my colleagues Mark Lowcock and Fillippo Grandi will have highlighted, Syrians are increasingly challenged in their day to day life by limited…  


United Nations calls for sustained support to Syrians and the region ahead of Brussels conference

On the eve of the foreign ministers’ meeting at the third Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, three UN Principals today warned that the Syria crisis is not yet over…  


Launch of ‘Localised resilience in action: Responding to the Regional Syria Crisis’

Amman, Jordan – The UNHCR-UNDP Regional Joint Secretariat is proud to announce the launch of its new report, ‘Localised resilience in action: responding to the regional Syria crisis’, an in-depth…  

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