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The high-level ministerial Conference on Promoting Women’s Roles in Post-Conflict Societies in the Arab region

The League of Arab States (LAS) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in cooperation with the European Union (EU) are organizing a ministerial conference on promoting women’s roles in…  


Women’s Empowerment and the Sustainable Development Goals

It is a pleasure to be with you here in Kuwait and to join the discussion on achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls across the Arab States region – and, in particular, to explore…  


Tunis Forum on Gender Equality

In partnership with the Government of Tunisia and the Swedish International Development Agency, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and…  


From Zahle’s Municipal Police: A Tribute to All the Women Out There, who said #YesWeCan

On International Women’s Day, the female municipal police of Zahle have a message to the world. Standing tall in their uniforms, they proudly convey a message UNDP has long been promoting: The time…  


Connecting cook and customer in Libya

For much of their lives, Fatima Nasser and Aziza Adam have lived with war. And yet it has not stopped the young Libyan entrepreneurs from trying to make change in their society. They are the…  


International Women’s Day

Theme: ‘Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change’  


International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNDP, UNICEF, UN WOMEN and UNFPA, calling for solidarity with survivors and survivor advocates and women’s human rights defenders who are working to prevent and…  


Statement of Sarah Poole: Behavioral Insights for Women’s Economic Empowerment

We are so grateful to have you here with us today to dive deep into the topic of Behavioural Insights for Women’s Economic Empowerment.  


Sarah Poole, UNDP Deputy Director, Regional Bureau for Arab States: Breaking stereotypes and social barriers

Excellencies, colleagues and partners, I would like to begin by thanking the Union for the Mediterranean and the Government of Portugal for inviting me on behalf of the United Nations Development…  


11 October: Behavioral Insights for Women’s Economic Empowerment

On the margins of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Conference: “women build inclusive societies,” the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Regional Hub for the Arab States in partnership…  

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