• Feb 4, 2019

    This is the Colour of Innovation, a podcast on innovation brought to you by the United Nations Development Programme. Innovation for development is about disrupting the way things work, or don’t

  • Regional Resilience and Private Sector Innovation Workshop for Improved Crisis Response
    May 7, 2018

    In partnership with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and taking advantage of the accompanying delegation of Finnish businesses, UNDP is organizing a half day Regional Resilience and Private Sector Innovation Workshop for Improved Crisis Response. Fourteen companies from Finland will be attending the workshop to engage with Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) stakeholders on how to utilize technology and new innovative approaches to address challenges to building resilience in the region.

  • Apr 22, 2018

    The second Conference on "Supporting the Future of Syria and the region" will take place in Brussels on 24-25 April in Brussels.

  • Apr 15, 2018

    The Meeting for a Renewed Resilience Commitment aims to reinforce and reinvigorate a political commitment and a partnership model to increase responsiveness and effectiveness by planning and delivering together and supporting stronger resilience-based development in the countries neighbouring Syria.

  • Jan 24, 2018

    This workshop is for people from all sectors who want to make a difference in expanding economic opportunities across the region, dedicating time to develop solutions that will build business opportunities, expand livelihoods programming, start new businesses, attract investment, or otherwise create jobs.

  • Oct 24, 2017

    Three years into the Syria conflict, neighbouring countries continue to provide assistance to millions of Syrian refugees. Yet the strain on national budgets and community resources is pushing more host country citizens into poverty and straining social services, infrastructure and national treasuries. Thus neighbouring governments are preparing national development response plans, which address continuing refugee needs, but also seek to ensure the well-being of their own citizens. These plans, closely coordinated with humanitarian assistance plans, anticipate a multi-faceted response to assure immediate relief, strengthen individual and community resilience and rebuild essential development infrastructure.

  • Oct 23, 2017

    As Syria’s war heads towards a fifth year , the United Nations and their partners today launched a major new humanitarian and development appeal, requiring over $8.4 billion in funds to help nearly 18 million people in Syria and across the region in 2015.

  • Oct 23, 2017

    The Syrian crisis has displaced nearly five million Syrian refugees into Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey, and there are an estimated 6.1 million additional internally displaced people within Syria.

  • Oct 23, 2017

    As the crisis in Syria enters into its seventh year, the situation remains extremely grave: the armed conflict continues, millions are in urgent need of humanitarian aid and protection, displaced or in refuge in neighbouring countries. Conditions for many inside and outside the country are difficult or deteriorating, although commendable efforts have been made by host governments, which led to tangible results.

  • Oct 23, 2017

    The Governments of Canada, Finland and UNDP will co-host a “Resilience Building Week – a Bridge from Concepts to Evidence,” in Amman, Jordan from the 25th to the 27th of October 2016. This event will consist of several high visibility sessions that bring together top experts, leaders, practitioners and friends of resilience from a wide range of national and international partners.

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