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Bursting bubbles: How to fight online fake news in Morocco

Fake news are not a new phenomenon in Morocco, the propagation of false information and rumors has always existed, but the information revolution that we’re actually still going through, including the…  


One behaviour at a time: Redesigning entrepreneurship pathways in the Arab States

In June this year, António Guterres declared that behavioural science was ‘a critical tool for the UN to progress on its mandate’. UNDP’s Regional Innovation Team in the Arab States, a long-running…  


Looking through a single lens can distort how we view the Arab Spring

Inequality shapes citizens’ views over whether their country has improved and so a deeper dive is needed to understand where the region stands  


Trade and gender in the Arab region case study on Egypt and Morocco

The project of Strengthening Arab Economic Integration for Sustainable Development (AEISD), by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), sets as objective, provision of technical…  


How Sherlock Holmes would have handled Covid-19

It doesn’t take a system thinker to point out that the pandemic has impacted every aspect of people’s lives, but it does take a system thinker to make sense of the underlying complexity of these…  


How Sherlock Holmes would have handled Covid-19

If we want to build back better, we need a systems thinking approach  


Online platform allows people with disabilities to continue learning amid COVID-19 outbreak

As part of the national response to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the Kingdom of Morocco, the Ministry of Solidarity, Social Development, Equality and Family has launched, with the support of the…  


To prevent the spread of Covid-19 in penitentiaries, inmates manufacture protective masks

The General Delegation to the Penitentiary Administration and Reintegration (DGAPR) has launched a new initiative in 21 detention centers to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among prisoners and prison…  


The economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Morocco

In order to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and slow downits spread, Morocco has taken strict and rapid health and security measures, accompanied by extensive financial efforts to support the Moroccan…  


Call for Country Policy Briefs: How Can the Digital Economy Benefit Everyone in Arab Countries?

The Arab Development Portal at the UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States and the Economic Research Forum (ERF) are pleased to announce a call for policy briefs on “Growth, Employment, Poverty,…  

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