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2021 Somali Poetry Award winners

Winners were announced today for the annual Home of Somali Poetry Awards run by the Home of Somali Poetry initiative (Hoyga Maansada Soomaaliyeed) with support from the United Nations Development…  


Enhancing youth political participation through out the electoral cycle

Young people between the ages of 15 and 25 constitute a fifth of the world’s population. While they are often involved in informal, politically relevant processes, such as activism or civic…  


Bringing hope to young people in Diyala

Young people in Diyala were quick to develop business ideas using their savings from a cash-for-work opportunity.  


Youth Development Delegates program starts its second year, expanding reach to three new countries

Building on the success of the first year of the Youth Development Delegates programme in the Arab region in 2020-2021 —despite the many challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic— the Arab Youth…  


Youth Development Delegates in the Arab Region

The Youth Development Delegates in the Arab Region initiative aims to promote youth inclusion in development. Since 2020, the joint initiative between UNDP and the Arab Youth Center (AYC) has…  


Japan and UNDP open centre at the Jericho Agro-industrial Park to promote trade & create jobs

H.E. Toshimitsu MOTEGI, Foreign Minister of Japan, and H.E. Khaled Al-Osaily, Minister of National Economy, opened today the Palestinian Business and Prosperity Centre at the Jericho Agro-industrial…  


Youth are the future

Over half of Iraq’s total population of more than 40 million are under the age of 25. Young people are one of the most valuable resources for building a prosperous and inclusive Iraq, a country at a…  


China and UNDP partner in Lebanon to provide business opportunities and access to markets for women and youth

Beirut, 12 August 2021: The Government of China and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are partnering in Lebanon to support COVID-19 socio-economic recovery, particularly targeting women…  


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…  

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