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A global index to measures the state of knowledge in 131 countries

November 28 2017

As part of the Knowledge Summit in Dubai, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) launched the first edition of the Global Knowledge Index (GKI). The GKI 2017 is a unique initiative that measures the performance of 131 countries in the creation and dissemination of knowledge across different sectors.   According to the Index, Switzerland is the best-p...

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A global index to measures the state of knowledge in 131 countries

November 28 2017

As part of the Knowledge Summit in Dubai, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) launched the first edition of the Global Knowledge Index (GKI). The GKI 2017 is a unique initiative that measures the performance of 131 countries in the creation and dissemination of knowledge across different sectors.   According to the Index, Switzerland is the best-p...

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A global index to measures the state of knowledge in 131 countries

November 28 2017

As part of the Knowledge Summit in Dubai, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) launched the first edition ...

Second Regional Workshop on Transport and Trade Facilitation to strengthen Arab Economic Integration

November 08 2017

With the objective of supporting Jordan and Arab Countries to implement the World Trade Organization Trade Facilitation Agreement (WTO TFA) and to accelerate economic reforms, the 2nd Regional Worksho...

Fifty youth visualize what it takes to have a better Arab region by 2030

November 08 2017

The Arab Development Portal (ADP) organized the first Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Data Dive Camp in the Arab Region gathering in Lebanon 25 young women and 25 young men from 14 Arab countries...

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...

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