Learn more


Sports complex reopens in South Darfur supporting youth and peace

Yesterday, supporting peace and stabilization, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the State Ministry of Education and Guidance reopened South Darfur’s Nyala Sports Complex following a…  


First annual report of the youth development delegates in the Arab region program concludes

The first cohort of Youth Development Delegates in the Arab Region program has demonstrated exceptional agility and adaptability, turning the challenge of COVID-19 into an opportunity for learning and…  


More than 100 youth gain skills on auto mechanic and customer services through UNDP-Toyota partnership

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Toyota Libya F.Z.C signed an agreement in 2018 with the aim of creating jobs opportunities for youth. Through this mutual collaboration more than 55…  


UNDP Iraq supports Ministry of Planning to launch consultations for Iraq’s second Voluntary National Reviews

The effects of the COVID-19 crisis have had far-reaching impacts in Iraq, including those related to progress toward achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. …  


Ten years since the Jasmine Revolution: it's time for the Tunisian garden to bloom again

On 17 December 2010, Mohamed Bouazizi, a young itinerant greengrocer, set himself on fire in front of the headquarters of the Governorate of Sidi Bouzid. A highly symbolic sign of despair of a…  


Peacebuilding through journalism: UNDP Iraq launches training for young media professionals

“Everyone has a message in this life, and you should know how to use the tools available to help convey your message.” -Jassim, 27, education and media student from Najaf.  


Palestinian Prime Minister, UNICEF, UNFPA, and UNDP sign a MOU to strengthen volunteering opportunities for young people

Ramallah, State of Palestine - Under the auspices of His Excellency Palestinian Prime Minister, Dr. Mohammed Shtayyeh, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed for the establishment of a Palestinian…  


Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020: Meet our Youth Leadership Programme Alumni

Since 2015, the Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) has engaged 90 young Yemenis from across the country through annual innovation camps, hackathons, and workshops that aim to boost their capacity to…  


Youth Leadership Programme Regional Youth Forum goes virtual

The Youth Leadership Programme’s sixth year started in extraordinary circumstances under the COVID-19 pandemic. With many activities moving online, it is natural to finish the year in the same manner:…  


25 entrepreneurs win the Re-Start-Up Marathon to reopen their businesses in Southern Tripoli and Benghazi

Today, 25 entrepreneurs, who participated in the Re-Start-Up marathon received grants of up to US$40,000 from a total of $656,000 (LYD 852,800) to develop their businesses  

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Arab States 
Go to UNDP Global