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UNDP Launches Yemen’s First Waste-to-Energy Plant

15 September 2021 – Today the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a unique waste-to-energy (WtE) initiative in Lahj governorate.  


Strengthening Cooperation between the ASE and the UNDP to Support the Sustainable Development Goals

The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) signed a cooperation agreement with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), where the agreement was signed by the CEO of the ASE Mazen Al-Wathaifi and the…  


Bringing Life Back to Kirkuk’s Farms

How UNDP is supporting farmers in Hawija, recultivate their land and boost the agricultural sector.  


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…  


Scaling up innovation in water management for climate security in northern Jordan project launched

the United Nations Development Programme ( UNDP) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) launched a project which aims at scaling up innovation in water management for…  


Aden and Mukalla: Yemen’s Seaside Havens

In Yemen, the on-going violent conflict has threatened lives and livelihoods in more ways than one. But even in the quiet days, a lack of resources for water and sanitation institutions threatens to…  


LAS-Japan-UNDP policy roundtable discusses support for acceleration of SDGs in the Arab States as region seeks to recover from impacts of COVID-19

The League of Arab States (LAS), the Government of Japan (GOJ) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) convened its 5th tri-partite high-level policy roundtable today to discuss…  


Monshati helpdesk: A one-stop shop for MSMEs to access market information & grow their business

Under the auspices of H.E. Prime Minister Dr Mohammad Shtayyeh, the Palestine Monetary Authority, the Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture and the United Nations Development…  


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…  

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