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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…  


We are the first generation that has the power to make both people and planet thrive

The new IPCC climate report is clear: we are moving dangerously closer to 1.5 degrees, and facing an inevitable, unprecedented and irreversible global climate crisis. It is a "code red for humanity",…  


Solar power for women empowerment

“It is the moment when all goes dark and silent where I ask myself: what can I do to fix this?” conveyed Rita-Maria Fahed, 24 years-old from Kfaryachit.  


UNDP Yemen’s New Rapid Financing Facility Project Builds Community Resilience Against Future Crises

Hadramout, Yemen: 12 July 2021 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a new project aimed at supporting Yemen’s national recovery from COVID-19 while building the resilience of…  


HELLO, SUNSHINE: Imagining a World with Renewable Energy

Imagine life on Earth if we continue using fossil fuels. A life relying only on oil, coal, and gas to produce the energy needed to power our transportation, offices, schools, institutions, and…  


Solar powered lights enlighten Sebha Airport

Sebha – As part of the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) handed over the first part of the solar streetlights project to Sebha Municipality. The…  


Accelerating Private Finance for the Arab Renewable Energy Transition

According to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), climate finance refers to local, national or transitional financing- drawn from public, private and alternative…  


Launch of PV Solar System at Tawasul Community School in Istabl Antar

Tawasol School presents a model that integrates the social dimension through its contribution to the sustainability of the school that benefits the area and the local community, and the environmental…  



Investing in hope in Yemen cannot wait

Today, Yemen is the world’s worst human crisis, especially with a looming wide-scale famine.  

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