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Endurance athlete Michael Haddad announces “North Pole Walk for Climate Action”

Endurance athlete and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador for Arab States Michael Haddad announced today that he will attempt the extraordinary feat of walking 100…  


UNDP appoints Michael Haddad as regional goodwill ambassador for climate action

Amman—The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS) today announced the appointment of Lebanese endurance athlete Michael Haddad as Goodwill Ambassador to…  


ECOSOC Youth Forum

Remarks at Youth & Climate Session – Opening Segment  


Opening Remarks Regional Director Mourad Wahba at General Assembly of the Arab Water Council

Thank you. I would like to begin by thanking His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Abu El Geit, Secretary General of the League of Arab States and His Excellency His Excellency Dr. Mahmoud Abu Zeid President of…  


New Partnership for climate& SDGs in Arab States

Thank you. On behalf of UNDP and our UN partner agencies I would like to begin by thanking His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Abu El Geit, Secretary General of the League of Arab States and Dr. Mahmoud Abu…  


Statement to the First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board

Statement to the First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board  


Climate Change and the Rise of Poverty

Today over 2 billion people, or one third of the global population, are poor or near-poor and face persistent vulnerabilities, including from climate change  


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)  


SDG Achievement in Crisis Contexts

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a new Strategic Plan (2018-2021) a blueprint to help countries eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions, accelerate structural…  


2018 World Green Economy Report

2018 World Green Economy Report  

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