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Micro, small and medium- sized enterprises in the Arab region: structural vulnerabilites at a time of multiple shocks

The COVID-19 crisis has hit the region at a time when many economies have already been limping their way through a wide range of long-standing downturns, structural problems and fragilities.  

UNDP Administrator’s official visit to Doha culminates with a new US $16 million multi-year agreement

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, Achim Steiner, visited Doha, Qatar on 24 October to discuss the UNDP-Qatar partnership with high-level Qatari officials.  

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,…  

Arab states step up response to coronavirus

Almost all nations are taking precautions by closing borders, schools, and public places.  

Artificial intelligence and policy innovation: New milestones for UNDP and Qatar partnership at 2019 Doha Forum

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the State of Qatar strengthen their partnership with new commitments made at this year’s Doha Forum.  

HBKU’s Qatar Computing Research Institute Signs Memorandum of Understanding with United Nations Develop Programme

Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Signed during Doha…  

Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Social Good

The event is jointly organized by the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and brings together experts and practitioners from a range of…  

Qatar commits 16 million to UNDP in multiyear agreement

Doha – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has welcomed a two-year commitment by the government of Qatar for $16 million to its 2019 and 2020 core resources and an additional $20 million…  

Mapping South-South Cooperation Mechanisms in the Arab States

This publication provides a gateway for providing direct access to agencies, civil society and governments in collaboration with the United Nations Office of South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) as the…  

Mapping of Climate Change Threats and Human Development Impacts in the Arab Region

The aim of this report is to present a comprehensive desk review and mapping exercise for an overview of the impact of climate change on the Arab region. The report is based on existing literature…  

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