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Elections During COVID-19: Key Considerations for Resilience and Inclusiveness in the Arab States Region

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments across the Arab States region joined others worldwide by moving swiftly to invoke constitutional provisions such as national defense laws or emergency…  


2019 Arab Future Energy Index (AFEX) Report

The Arab Future Energy Index (AFEX) is the first Arab index dedicated to tracking low carbon sustainable energy trends towards 2030 and has been produced on an annual basis since 2015 by UNDP and the…  


AYC and UNDP engage youth as drivers of development solutions across the Arab region

Youth Development Delegates Programme commences in virtual collaboration mode  


RBAS Development Digest

The COVID-19 pandemic is global in scale and threatens to impact every country, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a social and economic crisis in the immediate term and over the…  


Systems thinking: How not to miss the forest for the trees

“None of us see the system. We see our own part based on our own background and history. And we all think we see the most crucial part.” — Peter Senge, Systems Scientist  


When challenging times challenge your ethical self: work, gender and kindness

I am writing this piece without typing any word that starts with “co” and ends with “19”.  


Youth Development Delegates in the Arab region start working with UNDP

Youth Development Delegates in the Arab Region Programme is a new partnership between the UNDP RBAS and the Arab Youth Center (AYC) from the UAE. The initiative supports youth in the region through…  


New partnership between UNDP and KOICA reaffirms commitment to support anti-corruption and integrity reforms in the Arab region

Amman– On the International Anti-Corruption Day, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) announced a new partnership that will support…  


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

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


Sarah Poole statement at Youth Innovation Summit, Rabat, Morocco

C'est un très grand plaisir pour moi d’être avec vous aujourd'hui. Je ne peux pas penser à une meilleure façon de célébrer les jeunes talents du Maroc et d’ailleurs, qui ont passé ces derniers jours à…  

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