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“European Solidarity Response to COVID-19 in Algeria” implemented with a 43 million Euro grant

The project “European Solidarity Response to COVID-19 in Algeria” will provide public health facilities with medical equipment, COVID-19 testing kits and protective gear for healthcare workers.  


Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

2020 HDR presented in Brussels in an event co-hosted by Meryame Kitir, Belgium’s Minister of Development Cooperation, in charge of Major Cities, and Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator.  


EU and UNDP launch two-year project to address urgent adaptation financing gaps in Africa

New EU-UNDP initiative to adress adaptation financing gaps in Africa to build more effective locally led climate actions across the continent.  


Women’s education and empowerment cannot be put on hold for the pandemic

A cross-border initiative, funded by the European Union and implemented by UNDP, allows Afghan women to study and graduate from universities in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. It aims to provide…  


Cyclone displaced people in Savane resume livelihoods with UNDP and EU support

UNDP, with funds from the European Union and partners, opened a rural market in Savane benefiting over 1,000 people affected by the cyclone.  



EU-funded Let’s Beat Corona campaign raises awareness among millions in Iraq

Let's Beat Corona campaign reached about 31.7 million people across Iraq.  


The life-changing story of Hunar

A EU-funded programme in Erbil, Iraq, provides job opportunities to the youth.  


UNDP and the European Union enter the largest agreement to improve the economic and social wellbeing in Yemen

With concentrated efforts toward the poorest and most vulnerable populations, the EURO 69.8 million (approximately USD 82.4 million) partnership will be the largest of its kind and will work to…  


UNDP and European Investment Bank identify effective digital response to COVID-19 in Africa

EIB, UNDP and BearingPoint have analysed the impact of COVID-19 with policy makers and business leaders across Africa and identified digital solutions that can be shared to strengthen resilience and…  

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