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Developing a Social Cohesion Index for the Arab Region

We have followed a participatory and multi-disciplinary process by engaging leading experts and stakeholders from diverse backgrounds. The PSCAR had commissioned Charles Harb from the American…  


In Palestine’s first One Stop Centre, women survivors of violence feel safe, protected and empowered

The One Stop Centre that was recently set up in Ramallah as part of a joint UN Women, UNDP and UNICEF programme, is one of a kind. The 24-hour facility provides various services that survivors of…  


World Youth Forum

On behalf of the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, I am pleased to address you at the opening of the World Youth Forum in beautiful Sharm El-Sheikh. President el-Sisi, I congratulate you for…  


The SDGs and Human Rights

The universal periodic review (UPR) is a state-driven mechanism of the human rights council (HRC) aimed at improving the human rights situation on the ground of each of the 193 united nations (UN)…  


UNDP and Republic of Sudan Screen Iman at United Nations Headquarters

The Regional Bureau for Arab States of the United Nations Development Programme and the Permanent Mission of Sudan to the United Nations today hosted a screening at United Nations Headquarters in New…  


Peace and stability are key to achieving the Global Goals in the Arab States, EU-UNDP report says

Brussels – First report on the partnership between the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Arab States was released today in Brussels.  


Design Thinking

Design Thinking is a problem-solving approach and a human-centered innovation. It's a fivestep process: Observation, Ideation, Prototyping, Testing and Implementation. It puts people we design for at…  


15 September:The Misk-UNDP Youth Forum

The Forum was co-hosted by the Misk Foundation and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).  


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…  


Empowering people and building peaceful societies: Cooperation between the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme in the Arab States region

The publication showcases results of the many initiatives carried out by the EU and UNDP in the Arab States, impacting the lives of millions of people across the region.  

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