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Young people address challenges and explore opportunities of transition from learning to employment in the Middle East and North Africa/Arab States region

Statement by Dr. Ruba Jaradat, ILO Regional Director for Arab States, Dr. Khalida Bouzar, UN Assistant Secretary General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Arab States,…  


Rebuild, recover and reform: How the European Union is supporting development in Iraq

With $US 166 million pledged since 2016, the EU’s commitment to the people of Iraq is as stronger than ever. From supporting stabilization efforts, to bolstering the anti-corruption agenda and…  


Regional roundtable discussion

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Regional Bureau for the Arab States, Amman Regional Hub is organizing a regional roundtable discussion where governments, institutions, and…  


Libyan Authorities and partners launch a new project to enhance a child-friendly justice system in Libya

In partnership with the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), Ministry of Interior (MoI), Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA), the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United…  


Raising awareness: school emergency preparedness

Yemen has a long history of quality education. It is even said that Yemen established the modern-day school system when schools were built in the cities of Abyan, Ibb, Taiz, and Zabid. However today,…  


LAS-Japan-UNDP Policy Roundtable: Development partnerships vital for conflict prevention and peacebuilding

Representatives of UN agencies and Arab think tanks and civil society organizations discussed the increasing challenges that conflict prevention and peacebuilding efforts are facing in the Arab region…  


High judicial council hosts inauguration of Hebron courthouse in partnership with Canada and UNDP

Under the auspices of His Excellency President Mahmoud Abbas, the High Judicial Council, the Representative Office of Canada and the United Nations Development Programme marked the inauguration of the…  


Regional high-level meeting

The Regional Offices of ILO, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF collaborate to convene a Regional High-Level Meeting to address bottlenecks affecting Young People’s Learning to Earning transition within the…  


The Seventh LAS-Japan-UNDP Policy Roundtable

Following the success of the first Arab-Japan Political Dialogue in September 2017, the League of Arab States (LAS) and the Government of Japan, in partnership with United Nations Development…  


Productive Youth, Successful Projects

Yemen is experiencing a stifling economic crisis caused by the ongoing war. This crisis has forced many people out of their jobs, rendering them unable to support their families and children. And the…  

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