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Endurance athlete Michael Haddad announces “North Pole Walk for Climate Action”

Endurance athlete and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador for Arab States Michael Haddad announced today that he will…

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Somalia and UNDP launch new US$10 million project for pastoralist communities to access scarce water resources and adapt to climate-related droughts and floods

Mogadishu, Somalia – Somalia and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) today launch a new US$10 million climate adaptation project to help rural communities secure access to diminishing water supplies.…  


Women’s Empowerment and the Sustainable Development Goals

It is a pleasure to be with you here in Kuwait and to join the discussion on achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls across the Arab States region – and, in particular, to explore…  


Endurance athlete Michael Haddad announces “North Pole Walk for Climate Action”

Endurance athlete and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador for Arab States Michael Haddad announced today that he will attempt the extraordinary feat of walking 100…  


Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Landmark study gives voice to irregular migrants, and reveals strong links between migration and development  


New UNDP–Sweden partnership will support governance, peacebuilding and resilience

Sweden and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have entered a US$19.3 million partnership to strengthen work on governance, peacebuilding, crisis, and resilience.  


Sarah Poole statement at Youth Innovation Summit, Rabat, Morocco

C'est un très grand plaisir pour moi d’être avec vous aujourd'hui. Je ne peux pas penser à une meilleure façon de célébrer les jeunes talents du Maroc et d’ailleurs, qui ont passé ces derniers jours à…  


Prolonged conflict would make Yemen the poorest country in the world, UNDP study says

Yemen will become the poorest country in the world if its conflict goes on through 2022, a new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) projects.  


Arab Youth Center & UNDP partner to enable greater youth engagement in achieving goals of Agenda 2030 for sustainable development in the Arab region

New York– The Arab Youth Center (AYC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) signed a partnership agreement to support and build capacities of youth in 10 Arab countries and encourage their…  


UNDP appoints Michael Haddad as regional goodwill ambassador for climate action

Amman—The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS) today announced the appointment of Lebanese endurance athlete Michael Haddad as Goodwill Ambassador to…  


Japan and UNDP Sign Agreement in Support of Resilience for Communities Affected by Crisis in Syria

New York - The Regional Bureau for Arab States of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today an agreement with Japan to expand efforts to strengthen resilience of communities…  

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