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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…  


RBAS Management Meeting 2019

I would like to thank the Regional Bureau for Arab States and the UNDP Morocco Country Office for organizing this meeting and for the opportunity to closely engage with UNDP colleagues working across…  


RBAS Management Meeting 2019

I am very happy to be with you here enjoying the generous hospitality of the kingdom of Morocco in the city of Tangier which is often referred to as the “Bride of the North” -- and one of the oldest…  


The SDGs and Human Rights

The universal periodic review (UPR) is a state-driven mechanism of the human rights council (HRC) aimed at improving the human rights situation on the ground of each of the 193 united nations (UN)…  


Arab Future Energy Index Afex 2016

he AFEX 2016 Renewable Energy edition reveals the robust commitment of Arab countries to develop financially, socially, and environmentally sustainable energy systems through the wider deployment of…  

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