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Women’s political participation improves governance and the protection of human rights

October 04 2017

The Arab region ranks the second-lowest in the world in terms of women’s parliamentary representation.  In seven of the 22 Arab states, women’s representation in parliament is lower than 10%. While these figures are discouraging, they can be reversed through measures put in place to strengthen women’s political representation and participation.   To advance this agenda, the UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States organized -with the support of...

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Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS)

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Women’s political participation improves governance and the protection of human rights

October 04 2017

The Arab region ranks the second-lowest in the world in terms of women’s parliamentary representation.  In seven of the 22 Arab states, women’s representation in parliament is lower than 10%. While these figures are discouraging, they can be reversed through measures put in place to strengthen women’s political representation and participation.   To advance this agenda, the UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States organized -with the support of...

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Women’s political participation improves governance and the protection of human rights

October 04 2017

The Arab region ranks the second-lowest in the world in terms of women’s parliamentary representation.  In seven of the 22 Arab states, women’s representation in parliament is lower than 10%. While th...

Arab trade integration key to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

October 02 2017

As world leaders focused on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the UN General Assembly, the UNDP-SIDA working group met for the second time in Cairo to identify ways ...

ACINET and UNDP join forces to enhance civil society participation in UNCAC implementation

September 14 2017

With 182 States Parties, the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) stands as the only legally binding universal instrument against corruption. The UNCAC, which entered into force in 2005, includes ...

Inauguration of the Um Qais training room to support anti-corruption efforts in Jordan

September 12 2017

The Jordanian Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission (JIACC) inaugurated its “Um Qais Training Room” on 12 September. The facility was established with the support of UNDP Jordan and the UNDP region...

UNDP and Sida sign a $6.7 million agreement to advance economic integration in the Arab region

August 24 2017

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) signed today a cost-sharing agreement in the amount of USD 6.7 million (SEK 54,800,0...

VISUALIZE 2030 - The First SDGS Data Dive Camp in the Arab Region

August 23 2017

The data revolution is an essential cornerstone of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and data are considered to be one of the fundamental pillars of the accountability framework of the Sust...

Young ‘Transparency Knights’ gear up to fight corruption in Jordan

August 20 2017

While the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to complete the unfinished business of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), they also include additional areas of focus. A milestone addition is ...

Women and youth as agents of peace in the Euro-Mediterranean region

August 17 2017

Violent extremism has become a serious threat across the world, including the Euro-Mediterranean region. It affects human security and economic stability, as well as the well-being, dignity, and right...

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