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

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


Joint UNDP-DPPA Programme

Remarks at Joint UNDP-DPPA Programme High Level Partner Event  


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.  


New approaches to preventing violent extremism

All over the world poverty, discrimination, and inequalities exacerbate perceptions of exclusion and injustice and create a ‘perfect storm’ for radicalization.  


Business and gender equality; more than a moral imperative

How getting more women into business is better for the bottom line.  


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.  



Waves of action

Over-fishing, pollution, the loss of habitat, the invasion of exotic species and acidification are endangering our oceans' health. The cost is at once economic, social and environmental.  


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