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UNDP Innovation Facility Year in Review

UNDP Innovation Facility case studies from over 25 countries on how innovation can make development more impactful.  


Stopping the leak, boosting the SDGs

Tal Abbas El Gharbi — a village situated in Lebanon’s north-western corner — is thirsty. Like the majority of Lebanon’s rural areas, Tal Abbas is highly dependent on farming as its primary source of…  


Celebrating refugees - strengthening partnership for results

A record number of people are displaced by violent conflict and disasters around the world. Twenty-two and a half million are refugees.  


Solar solutions for displaced communities

The Arab region is experiencing one of the most dramatic periods of change in its history - with an escalation of conflict, a dramatic rise in poverty, and the emergence of more than 20 million…  


Plenary on the Region, Brussels

Statement: Plenary on the Region - Syria Conference, Brussels  


Statement of the Administrator: Inclusive human capital development and economic recovery for the region

Inclusive human capital development and economic recovery for the region - Syria Conference, Brussels  


ECOSOC Financing for Development Forum

Statement at 2018 ECOSOC Financing for Development Forum  


Economic Conference for Development

Remarks at the Economic Conference for Development and Economic Reforms  


‘Speak your mind’ to prevent conflict

Seven years into the Syrian crisis and with almost a million Syrian refugees residing in Lebanon, a country of 6 million inhabitants, surveys show that fatigue is rising in host communities.  


UNDP Administrator: Lebanon’s development under pressures due to the Syria Crisis

Achim Steiner, the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), warns of pressures on Lebanon’s social services, infrastructure and jobs due to the impact of the Syria Crisis as…  

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