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Social protection systems and the response to COVID-19 in the Arab region

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting societies and economies at their core. In the Arab Region, 1 the pandemic has exacerbated existing structural weaknesses in economies as well as unresolved social…  


Youth Leadership Programme 7

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the youth in the Arab region have continued their journey to becoming changemakers, leaders and a powerful force for development and change in their communities.  


Digital landscape assessment

Digital transformation has become an imperative for countries across the world to address complexdevelopment challenges,driveeconomic growth,and realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  


Sing for the SDGs by AYAMI

In the occasion of the Internationa Day for Disabled People, and in line with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, UNDP AYAMI is organizing a concert on Friday December 3 at 17:00 at the Sea Stage…  


COP 26 in Glasgow: Iraq’s preparations underway

From rising temperatures and intense droughts to declining rainfall, desertification and salinization, Iraq faces many challenges as a result of climate change, making the country’s presence at COP26…  


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…  

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