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Beautiful Missan Project: Working towards rehabilitation of recreational infrastructure and job creation

Funded by the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the Beautiful Missan project that focuses on the rehabilitation of recreational infrastructure and job…  

27 entrepreneurs on a marathon in Tripoli and Benghazi to restart their businesses

Funded by the Government of Japan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya launched today a two-day marathon in Tripoli which aimed at helping entrepreneurs to rebuild their…  

Call for Participation: UNDP Youth Futures Fellowship

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is inviting youth from the Arab States region on a journey into the future. How might the world look in 2030? How will young people be participating and…  

Handbook for training youth online

Bringing people together in an online setting alone does not guarantee success. The effectiveness of any given session or workshop is dependent on the skills of the facilitator and the process that…  

Change agents: 7 ways UNDP is empowering Sudan’s next generation

Sudan’s youth are a force for change. Before the 2019 revolution they were described as Ataala (unemployed), now they are Amal Bokra (the hope of tomorrow).  

UNDP and KIA motors cooperate to create jobs opportunities for youth, women, internally displaced persons

Tripoli – As part of its efforts to support Libya in its way toward long-term economic and livelihoods recovery, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today an agreement with Kia…  

Innovation & Youth Virtual Meetings to support job creation in Morocco after COVID-19

Young Moroccan entrepreneurs and innovators came together 12 to 14 June 2020, through a series of Innovation & Youth Virtual Meetings, where they explored —together with experts from Morocco, Denmark…  

Why young people are a critical resource in the fight against a pandemic

Iraqi youth unite to find sustainable solutions to the most pressing issues during the COVID-19 pandemic  

Youth volunteers improve water access, health, and peace in North Darfur

Across Darfur, local youth volunteers lead hundreds of community development and peacebuilding projects. In one location, water access has been improved for 9,560 people.  

Being on our “best behaviour” – how to use behavioural insights to design more effective responses to Covid-19

A nudge, in the words of Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein, is “any aspect of the choice architecture that alters people's behaviour in a predictable way without forbidding any options or significantly…  

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