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UNDP and the Egyptian Network for Integrated Development Foundation Representatives visit Qena

Mr. Alessandro Fracassetti, UNDP Resident Representative in Egypt and Dr. Heba Handoussa, Founder and Managing Director of the Egypt Network for Integrated Development Foundation (ENID) visited Qena…  


Navigation through the wickedness of gender-based violence in Tunisia

Gender-based violence remains a wicked problem. Learn what more could be done, in Nadia BenAmmar’s blog, where she walks us through some key insights and paradoxes of Gender-Based Violence in Tunisia.…  


The World Bank’s IDA Scales up its Support for Yemeni People

6 April 2022 – Sana’a, Yemen: US$108 million of additional finance from the World Bank’s International Development Association to step up social protection and support for Yemeni households whose food…  


Nothing left for a rainy day as millions of Yemenis suffer

On Saturday, 2 April at 7:00 pm, Yemen began a two-month truce agreed to by the parties of the conflict and brokered by the Special Envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg. And at the same time, the Gulf…  


The Power of Partnership: Scaling up for Recovery and Resilience in Yemen

Against all daunting conditions, the World Bank – through funding from its International Development Association (IDA) – has worked with UNDP Yemen and the Social Fund for Development (SFD) and the…  


UNDP Partnership with European Union and Sweden: Supporting Livelihoods, Food Security, and Climate Adaptation in Yemen

Sana’a , Yemen – The European Union (EU) and Sweden's International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida, have contributed new funding totaling US$ 49.37 million to boost resilience, livelihoods, food…  


Gender inequalities in Beirut’s public spaces - Insights from the area affected by the Beirut Port Blast

The infamous August 4th 2020 Beirut Port Blast has brought into question the city’s planning and problematic decisions that have shaped the city and its socio-spatial construct, including ways in…  


The Central Administration of Statistics in partnership with UNDP launches Lebanon's first gender statistical report

Beirut, 20 October 2021: The Central Administration of Statistics (CAS), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched today Lebanon’s first gender statistical report…  


Hailah: 50 years of Love for Grape Farming

Hailah - and another 70 grape farmers like her – were provided with trellises and hand tillers to help improve their agricultural production and income. Trellises help Hailah ensure that grapes are…  


Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Second Regular Session 2021

These are extraordinary times. The world is facing existential challenges: a pandemic and a climate emergency, political polarization and challenged multilateralism, continued conflicts, natural…  

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