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Joint UNDP and Embassy of Japan mission to witness progress achieved towards economic recovery and Covid-19 response in Benghazi

The Chargé Affaires ’ at the Embassy of Japan to Libya, Mr. Masaki Amadera and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Deputy Resident Representative for Libya, Mr. Christopher Laker,…  


Support for Syrian herders and farmers to safeguard livelihoods in the face of the COVID-19 crisis

Damascus, 9 September 2021 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has contributed a US$544,795 grant to alleviate the pressure of the COVID pandemic on the Syrian rural…  


Bursting bubbles: How to fight online fake news in Morocco

Fake news are not a new phenomenon in Morocco, the propagation of false information and rumors has always existed, but the information revolution that we’re actually still going through, including the…  


UNDP Yemen COVID-19 Response: Second Quarter 2021

In our eighth COVID-19 newsletter covering the months of January to March 2021, read how UNDP continues to work with local implementing partners to make a difference in preparing, responding, and…  


What gets men interested in home-care duty?

To be more accurate, it is a one million thirty-seven six hundred sixty-four-dollar question. This projection is based on research from Khateera.com.  


Reaching the unreachable: The return and reintegration of families perceived as affiliated with ISIL in Iraq

“We faced many challenges. We left everything behind, even our cars. We fled only with the clothes on our backs.” Ahmad, member of a family perceived as ISIL-affiliated from Anbar Governorate.  


UNDP and the Republic of Korea Support Women’s Access to Justice and Health Security

12 July 2021 – Aden, Yemen: The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are working together toward stronger gender justice and health security for 10,000 women and…  


Impact of COVID-19 on enterprises in Jordan: One year into the pandemic

This report, developed by the ILO, Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research and the UNDP in Jordan, presents the impact of the pandemic on Jordanian enterprises one year after the first lockdown…  


Vaccine inequity undermining global economic recovery

New Global Dashboard on COVID-19 Vaccine Equity finds low-income countries would add $38 billion to their GDP forecast for 2021 if they had the same vaccination rate as high income countries. Global…  


UNDP Yemen’s New Rapid Financing Facility Project Builds Community Resilience Against Future Crises

Hadramout, Yemen: 12 July 2021 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a new project aimed at supporting Yemen’s national recovery from COVID-19 while building the resilience of…  

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