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2021 in Review: Climate ambition accelerates across the Arab States

Many countries in Arab States are already living the impacts of climate change.  


A Palette of Women Creativity & Economic Empowerment

“A painting that really inspires me is this one,” said Ghada El Khoury, pointing to a drawing of a woman gazing at her own reflection in the window.  


Reducing inequalities, advancing human rights

How UNDP is working to leave no one behind in the Arab region.  


The Central Administration of Statistics in partnership with UNDP launches Lebanon's first gender statistical report

Beirut, 20 October 2021: The Central Administration of Statistics (CAS), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched today Lebanon’s first gender statistical report…  


Increasing response capacity during health emergencies

“Our work is saving the lives of hospital patients, health workers, and the whole community,” said Mohammad Derbaj, director of the medical waste treatment facility in Abbassieh.  


China and UNDP partner in Lebanon to provide business opportunities and access to markets for women and youth

Beirut, 12 August 2021: The Government of China and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are partnering in Lebanon to support COVID-19 socio-economic recovery, particularly targeting women…  


What gets men interested in home-care duty?

To be more accurate, it is a one million thirty-seven six hundred sixty-four-dollar question. This projection is based on research from Khateera.com.  


Kuwait Fund and UNDP team up to support solid-waste management in Lebanon

The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today a new agreement to expand support for the environment and local communities in…  


Solar power for women empowerment

“It is the moment when all goes dark and silent where I ask myself: what can I do to fix this?” conveyed Rita-Maria Fahed, 24 years-old from Kfaryachit.  


Japan and UNDP partner to support the sustainable recovery of Lebanon from the Beirut Blast

Beirut – 12 July 2021: The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will support Lebanon’s sustainable recovery, amidst the multiple crises that the country is facing.  

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