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UNDP Annual Report 2020

This UNDP Annual Report takes a look at the results we achieved with countries and communities through 12 intense months. It considers the role we played as the technical lead of the UN’s…  


SDG climate facility: climate action for human security in the Arab region

With financial support from the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), the SDG-Climate Facility is a multi-partner platform focusing on the impacts of climate change on human security in the…  


SDGs-Climate Security Nexus in the Arab States:

On 30 March, UNDP participated in the 2021 edition of the Arab Forum for Sustainable Development (AFSD), the regions’ primary mechanism for the follow up and review of the implementation of the 2030…  


GSMA & UNDP announce an ‘Impact Partnership’ Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals at MWC Barcelona 2021

The GSMA and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced today a new partnership that will leverage MWC21 and its start-up event 4YFN, to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable…  


Accelerating Private Finance for the Arab Renewable Energy Transition

According to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), climate finance refers to local, national or transitional financing- drawn from public, private and alternative…  


International Women’s Day Climate change, human security, and women’s leadership in the Arab States

SDG Climate Facility: Climate Action for Human Security project is organizing a webinar to celebrate International Women’s Day. The webinar “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a…  


Nationalizing the Sustainable Development Goal Indicators in Iraq

The United Nations Development Programme alongside the Iraqi Ministry of Planning (MoP) is strengthening the integration of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Iraq by…  


Beirut AYAMI concert

the Arab region Youth Arts & Music Initiative (AYAMI) is organizing the Beirut AYAMI concert hosted at the Lebanese University – Faculty of Fine Arts and Architecture on 10 December 2020, , which…  


Pursuing the sustainable development goals (SDGs)in a world reshaped by COVID-19

This study, conducted by UNDP and the Pardee Center for International Futures at the university of Denver assesses the impact of different COVID-19 recovery scenarios on the SDGs, evaluating…  


COVID-19 could push the number of people living in extreme poverty to over 1 billion by 2030, says UNDP study

With a focused set of investments towards achieving the SDGs, an additional 146 million people could be lifted out of extreme poverty compared to current COVID-19 trends.  

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