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Arab states step up response to coronavirus

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


Supporting refugees through development solutions

Using the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as our framework, we are working with our partners to prevent, end and resolve forced displacement.  


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

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


"Embrace it. It's a strength."

Meet a young woman advocating for the rights of people with disabilities.  


No more missed opportunities

Tapping the potential of UNDP's national staff through the Global Policy Network.  


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.  


Adopting a cedar tree brings diaspora money home

In 2018 the UNDP Innovation Facility issued a Call for Proposals to promote development through the innovative use of Artificial Intelligence, big data, behavioural insights and impact financing. A…  


How to slay a dragon

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


'Invisible' women; when home is not a sanctuary

The challenges women and girls face in returning to their communities after being associated with extremist groups.  


UNDP Innovation Facility Year in Review

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

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