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Basic services are key to stabilizing Libya

The call was grim and urgent. Worsening power cuts had knocked out electricity at a hospital in southern Libya, leaving kidney patients without the dialysis that had been keeping them alive. After…  


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. More than 1200 projects are…  


UNDP-OECD G20 Workshop

Driving the Agenda 2030 Implementation: The G20’s Role in Sustainable Development for All  


Famine Response and Prevention

Remarks at the High Level Event on the Famine Response and Prevention  


Journey of young Africans into violent extremism marked by poverty and deprivation

Deprivation and marginalization, underpinned by weak governance, are primary forces driving young Africans into violent extremism, according to a comprehensive new study by UNDP – the first study of…  



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. The 24-hour facility provides various services for survivors of violence.  


Lights on in Lebanon

Streetlights, stoves and solar kits – see how access to energy has changed the lives of three women.  


Powering west Mosul’s water plants

Mosul was one of the last major holdouts in Iraq of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), who took control of the city in mid-2014. The military campaign to liberate the city started in…  


Freed from ISIL, Mosul slowly comes back to life

UNDP is supporting recovery efforts of the Government of Iraq in the newly liberated, second largest city.  

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