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COVID-19 and the Environment: Impact and Response

There have been many speculations about the positive impacts of the pandemic on the environment.  


Keeping Sudan’s Government connected: Ensuring safe distance through tele-conferencing

COVID-19 is forcing new ways of working. UNDP has ensured Sudan’s key government offices can function remotely, effectively and securely as they manage the nation’s response to the crisis.  


UN Shows Strong Support for Economic Stability in Lebanon

Paris, April 6 – One month before Lebanon holds its first parliamentary elections in nearly a decade, the United Nations called for continued international support for Lebanon’s political and economic…  


UNDP continues to expand stabilization support for Iraqi Government to help families return home, including minority communities

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) continues to support the Government of Iraq on stabilization projects to restore vital services in areas freed from ISIL.  


Together for peace with Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

Maha is from Homs in Syria. The conflict in her home country forced her to leave her home and seek refuge in neighbouring Jordan. The 51-year-old tailor lost one of her sons in the war and is now the…  


The Road to Lebanon’s Future in Focus

For the fifth consecutive year, UNDP Lebanon held the Social Good Summit (SGS) 2017 in Beirut, at Teatro Verdun on Tuesday. Around 300 attendees arrived at the Summit, among them university students,…  


UK contributes US$5.2 million to UNDP's stabilization in Iraq

Baghdad – The Government of the UK has contributed an additional US$5.2 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas liberated from the…  


Morocco is fighting climate change with Liquid Gold

Argan oil has long been one of the source of livelihoods and health for Morocco’s Berber population in the High Atlas Mountains. While Argan forests still cover around 820,000 hectares in the…  


launch of Knowledge 4 All

The Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched today a joint initiative The Arab Knowledge Portal [Knowledge 4 All] during the…  

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