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Financing for Development and 2030 Agenda

Keynote speech at the High-Level Conference on Financing for Development  


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.  


Not business as usual: Developing Palestinian exports

Funded by Canada, a UNDP project supports small and medium enterprises in the West Bank to increase their export potential and access new markets.  


Art serves as a meeting point for youth affected by conflict

“Shatila: The Meeting Point” festival was organized with the support of the UNDP Peace Building in Lebanon project, which aims to reinforce stability and social cohesion by addressing the root causes…  


From a tent to a home in Gaza

With funding from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Campaign for the Relief of the Palestinian People, UNDP is constructing 100 housing units for families whose homes were demolished.  


Waiting out the winter in Lebanon

UNDP and UN-Habitat are helping Palestinian refugees from Syria stay warm and survive the winter.  


In Gaza, safe water supply changes lives

Thanks to a new water tank, residents of Rafah, Gaza, have improved access to clean and safe water in their homes.  


Gaza schools go solar

The installation of solar cells in schools and hospitals will improve livelihoods, raise awareness about clean energy and lay the groundwork for energy transition – saving money, creating jobs and…  


Two historic sites in Palestine revitalized through a new European Union and UNDP partnership

In the presence of the Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, Dr Rami Hamdallah, Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and EU Representative John…  


In Gaza, first female Mukhtara mediates legal disputes

Palestinian women are being trained as informal mediators, helping negotiate and peacefully settle disputes.  

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