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The SDG-climate nexus: UN partnerships in the Arab Region

The Middle East is known for being the world’s oil capital, but did you know that it also has the world’s highest levels of solar radiation? Harnessing the region’s solar potential could help move the…  


Confronting climate change as an accelerator of crisis

As the UN and partners respond to humanitarian crises, an important focus is to ensure contribution to and complementarity with longer-term solutions that address the root causes of fragility.  


The nexus of climate change and conflict in the Arab region

Alongside the daily barrage of rockets and gunfire facing the Arab region is a more insidious but perhaps no less important foe – climate change. Climate change and conflict both have serious…  


Climate change, peace and security in the Arab region

Among the various drivers of risk in the world today, two stand out: climate change and the evolving nature of conflict and insecurity. While each by itself has serious consequences for development,…  


Decarbonizing development

The Paris Agreement on climate change entered into force this month, following its rapid ratification by countries around the world. The Agreement has the goal of keeping global temperatures below a 2…  

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