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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,…  


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…  


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…  


The Arab Youth Center and the United Nations Development Programme launch second edition of the youth development delegates programme in the Arab region

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Arab Youth Center (AYC) signed today a cooperation agreement to launch the second edition of the Youth Development Delegates Programme in the…  


Helping Yemeni Children and Youth Access Better Education

Universal and equitable access to quality education is a human right and is key towards sustainable development. Proper education facilities lay the foundation for the desired quality education and…  


Issam's cafe is brewing success

Rebuilding the local market in Heet has helped young Iraqis like Issam establish their business  


UNDP-4YFN women innovators programmein MWC Bareclona 2022

MWC Barcelona is the world’s most influential event for the connectivity industry. It’s where world-leading companies, innovators, and trailblazers share the latest thought leadership about the…  


Youth breaking the gender bias: Towards more equal and sustainable future

Unlocking the potential of young women to tackle challenges in their communities and be drivers of inclusive growth, gender equality and sustainable development in the Arab region is highly needed.  


Investing in Yemen’s Youth, Investing in Our Future

Youth entrepreneurship is hugely important for Yemen’s economic recovery – particularly as economic challenges persist and the deterioration of living conditions continue due to the ongoing conflict.  


Youth Leadership Programme 7

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the youth in the Arab region have continued their journey to becoming changemakers, leaders and a powerful force for development and change in their communities.  

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