As one of the world’s largest multilateral development agencies, present in over 170 countries and territories, UNDP is on the frontlines of anticipating, understanding and acting on today’s opportunities and risks.
The study is intended to advocate to the parties to the conflict on the consequences of the conflict on medium- and long-term development, as recovery to the pre-conflict levels would require two to three generations.
This paper, shows many post conflict countries in the world, including in the Arab Region (e.g.Somalia, Iraq, Sudan) have already started to use the SDGs as a framework to align their national development plans.
‘Innovation’ has been the buzzword of the decade, often overused and at times misunderstood. In business, politics and academia, innovation has become the preferred term to talk about new, different and ground-breaking ideas. Similarly, the United Nations has embraced the concept of innovation to conceptualise, develop and implement programmes that are designed to overcome the challenges of our time and reach a larger number of people under financial and time constraints.