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Lebanon submits updated national climate pledge under Paris Agreement

Lebanon enhances the ambition of its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and renewable energy targets by 2030, adopts more comprehensive adaptation priorities as…

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The United Kingdom’s GBP 3 million contribution supports Iraq’s fight against COVID-19

The United Kingdom has committed GBP 3 million (approximately US$ 4.1 million) to support the Government of Iraq’s response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in partnership with the…  


Lebanon submits updated national climate pledge under Paris Agreement

Lebanon enhances the ambition of its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and renewable energy targets by 2030, adopts more comprehensive adaptation priorities as part of its adaptation communication, and aligns…  



Catalyzing Sustainable Development Through the UNDP Egypt Accelerator Lab

“The Future is Calling, we are Answering” sets a great momentum for a glocal network for creativity to pave the way for a better future. “Innovation and resilience are essential to cope with the…  


Regional Launch of UNDP-UN Women COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker:

Twenty Arab countries have adopted 108 policy response measures that effectively address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and girls, according to the COVID-19 Global Gender Response…  


Benghazi Children’s Hospital fully operational again

Newborn ward at Benghazi Children Hospital. Photo: ©UNDP Libya/ Abdeladeem Ajaj  


Benghazi Corniche is fully renovated for the enjoyment of locals and visitors

With support from the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under “Resilince4Libya” reconstructed the corniche located in the Sedi Akhribish historic area of Benghazi…  


Japan supports UNDP’s Programme on Community-based Reconciliation & Reintegration in Iraq during COVID-19

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Iraq has welcomed a US$8.2 million (JPY 883,636,344) contribution from the Government of Japan to support community-based reconciliation and…  


SDGs-Climate Security Nexus in the Arab States:

On 30 March, UNDP participated in the 2021 edition of the Arab Forum for Sustainable Development (AFSD), the regions’ primary mechanism for the follow up and review of the implementation of the 2030…  

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