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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…  


Women in the Arab region: agents of change on climate action, stabilization and peacebuilding

On March 10, UNDP conducted a virtual webinar on “Climate change, human security and women’s leadership in the Arab States” to mark International Women’s Day in the region.  


Headway’s grant scheme builds resilience during pandemic: 56 companies supported, 700 jobs created

The Headway Programme’s Job Creation in KRI grant scheme has contributed to building resilience in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) during the global health pandemic caused by COVID-19. Concluded on…  


UNDP supports Iraqi Government to strengthen internal security

The Iraqi Ministry of Interior (MoI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Iraq delivered a strategic planning training course to senior officers and specialists to strengthen MoI…  


UNDP’s focus and contribution to the Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan 2021

With 13.4 million people (over a quarter of the population) in Sudan projected to require assistance this year, UNDP is committed to addressing needs identified in the draft 2021 Humanitarian Response…  


UNDP response for Ethiopian refugees, and host communities, in Eastern Sudan

With more than 58,000 refugees from Ethiopia having crossed into Sudan, UNDP has committed US$2.02m to address urgent needs, establish basic services and durable solutions, and provide much needed…  


Nationalizing the Sustainable Development Goal Indicators in Iraq

The United Nations Development Programme alongside the Iraqi Ministry of Planning (MoP) is strengthening the integration of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Iraq by…  


Combating Climate Change in Iraq

The United Nations Development Program, in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Environment, and in cooperation with Missan Governorate launched the Haweizah population support project for…  


Sawtaha (Her Voice): Expanding the role of women in Darfuri peace making

Nyala, South Darfur: Longstanding cultural practises across Sudan often exclude women from decision making. Unfortunately, this extends to efforts at the community level to reduce conflict – like…  


Supporting Darfur’s rural communities through the COVID-19 pandemic

North Darfur, Sudan: COVID-19 has impacted lives around the world in many ways. For rural communities with limited health and other key infrastructure, the pandemic has exacerbated an already…  

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