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Video Intervention from Khalida Bouzar, UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Assistant Administrator & Director of the Regional Bureau of Arab States

I am pleased to greet you at this important event where our UNDP Arab States Goodwill Ambassador, Michael Haddad will perform his Expo 2020 Walk for Climate Action and host a roundtable for business…  


Expo 2020 Walk for Climate Action

The walk will start at the UN Hub, partially tour the Expo, especially the Sustainability Sector and end in Swedish pavilion located in that sector, stepping through the forest. The distance of the…  


A message of hope from Pope Francis to reach the Arctic on a unique journey

At a special event, hosted today in the Italian Embassy to the Holy See, and co-organized with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Institute for Global Dialogue and the Culture of…  


At the opening of the Asian Youth Paralympic Games UNDP Regional Goodwill Ambassador Michael Haddad completes 100-meters dash to highlight issues of inclusion of persons with disabilities & accelerating Climate Action

Last night, as part of the opening ceremony of the Asian Youth Paralympic Games, hosted in the Bahrain 2-6 December, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Regional Goodwill Ambassador for…  


New agreement between UNDP and Union for the Mediterranean strengthens peace and prosperity across key regions

Climate action, economic integration and support for women and youth are some of the key areas of partnership under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today between the Union for the…  


Together. rising. stronger… for climate action & inclusion

Michael Haddad, Regional Goodwill ambassador will particiapte in the opening ceremony of the Fourth Asian Youth Paralympic Games in Manama, Bahrian on 2nd of December.  


Policy roundtable on water scarcity in the Arab region calls for urgent climate action to build resilience

Expert panelists convening virtually to assess the impacts of climate change on water resources in the Arab region and implications to regional development, sounded an alarm that climate risks will…  


From organic waste to food security: Building on nature-based frugal innovations

With the increased prices and shortage of Agriculture inputs (Fodder, fertilizers), farmers are using frugal and nature-based solutions to address the challenge. Accelerator lab Syria is working with…  


Greening Somalia

With funding from the GEF and support from UNDP, nature-based climate actions are building a climate-resilient future for the people of Puntland.  


New Era of Mapping Digital Local Solutions to Tackle Development Challenges in Iraq by UNDP Accelerator Lab

Humans have continuously developed means to adapt, progress, and face daily challenges. Today, we call these means “technology”, and we use it daily to communicate, learn, work, and connect to the…  

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