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

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


Arab Youth Center & UNDP partner to enable greater youth engagement in achieving goals of Agenda 2030 for sustainable development in the Arab region

New York– The Arab Youth Center (AYC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) signed a partnership agreement to support and build capacities of youth in 10 Arab countries and encourage their…  


UNDP &MBRF renew partnership to harness knowledge for development

New York – Today, at its Headquarters in New York, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)signed an agreement withthe Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF)to continue…  


Global Knowledge Index 2018 and The Future of Knowledge: A Foresight Report shine at Knowledge Summit

UAE: The fifth annual Knowledge Summit, organized by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF), began the proceedings of the second day with a session dedicated to the 2018…  


World’s First Future of Knowledge Foresight Report and 2018 edition of Global Knowledge Index Launched

UAE: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) unveiled the 2018 edition of the Global Knowledge Index (GKI), along with the…  


Decarbonizing Development in the Middle East

This week sees commencement of the 24th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24)  


Green Finance and Partnerships to Accelerate SDG Achievement

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent our most ambitious development agenda ever, setting the vision, framework and targets for the transition to a sustainable and resilient society  


2018 World Green Economy Report

2018 World Green Economy Report  


UNDP and United Arab Emirates partner to bring new talent into the development field

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and UNDP signed a new Memorandum of Understanding today that will allow UAE nationals to join the agency as full-time staff under a Junior Professional Officer Program.  


Keynote Statement of Mourad Wahba: “The Humanitarian, Development & Peace Nexus”

At the outset, allow me to acknowledge His Royal Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, for his leadership and…  

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