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Arab states step up response to coronavirus

Almost all nations are taking precautions by closing borders, schools, and public places.  


Climate leadership in one of the most challenging corners of the world

What the Arab States are doing to create a sustainable future.  


Social innovators, leaders, and powerful forces for change

Throughout the Arab region UNDP’s rapidly-growing Youth Leadership Programme is helping young people to become positive change-makers.  


Game plan: SDG integration

How UNDP is helping countries deliver on the SDG Agenda.  


How to slay a dragon

A new podcast, the Colour of Innovation, showcases innovation success stories in the Arab world.  


Changing laws and changing mindsets

Across the Arab region women are not equal before the law. They don't have the same rights and freedoms.  


Save energy, save money, save CO2 emissions

How can we achieve a transformation from inefficient lighting to the latest energy-efficient technologies? Egypt is showing how quickly it can be done.  


UNDP Innovation Facility Year in Review

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


Job creation for and by women

In Egypt, 12 percent of the population is employed, with a disproportionate share of women among their number. Only about two-thirds of women are literate. Women need opportunities to take ownership…  


World Youth Forum

Speech at World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt  

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