United Nations Development Programme

Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS)

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we present some of the recent highlights by UNDP's Regional Programme for Arab States. These include the strengthened regional partnership around the Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network, enhanced products on knowledge such as the Knowledge4All mobile application, and the efforts through the Arab Development Portal to support Arab countries to monitor progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Among others, the newsletter also provides an update on the work of the Aid for Trade initiative to encourage economic diversification in the Arab Region and on the second phase of the Youth Leadership Programme which launched national workshops in 10 participating countries.

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Water conservation solutions in Jordanian host communities as part of the response to the spillover of the Syria crisis

June 14 2017

Through a generous grant from the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and building on UNDP’s field presence and technical expertise, a project is under implementation in Jordan to strengthen water management in the governorates of Mafraq, Irbid, Zarqa, Jerash and Ajloun – some of the host communities with the highest concentration of Syrian refugees.   In 2010, Jordan was among the three most water scarce countries in the world, ...

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United Nations Development Programme

Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS)

Latest Update: August 2017

In each issue,

we present some of the recent highlights by UNDP's Regional Programme for Arab States. These include the strengthened regional partnership around the Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network, enhanced products on knowledge such as the Knowledge4All mobile application, and the efforts through the Arab Development Portal to support Arab countries to monitor progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Among others, the newsletter also provides an update on the work of the Aid for Trade initiative to encourage economic diversification in the Arab Region and on the second phase of the Youth Leadership Programme which launched national workshops in 10 participating countries.

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Water conservation solutions in Jordanian host communities as part of the response to the spillover of the Syria crisis

June 14 2017

Through a generous grant from the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and building on UNDP’s field presence and technical expertise, a project is under implementation in Jordan to strengthe...

Read more

Most Viewed

“Leaving no one behind” has been echoed in almos...

Over the past year, the UNDP’s Youth Leadership ...

With data considered to be one of the fundamenta...

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United Nations Development Programme

Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS)

Latest Update: August 2017

Latest News

Filter by:

Water conservation solutions in Jordanian host communities as part of the response to the spillover of the Syria crisis

June 14 2017

Through a generous grant from the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and building on UNDP’s field presence and technical expertise, a project is under implementation in Jordan to strengthen water management in the governorates of Mafraq, Irbid, Zarqa, Jerash and Ajloun – some of the host communities with the highest concentration of Syrian refugees.   In 2010, Jordan was among the three most water scarce countries in the world, ...

Read more

Water conservation solutions in Jordanian host communities as part of the response to the spillover of the Syria crisis

June 14 2017

Through a generous grant from the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and building on UNDP’s field presence and technical expertise, a project is under implementation in Jordan to strengthe...

A regional approach to achieve Sustainable Development in the Arab States

June 02 2017

“Leaving no one behind” has been echoed in almost all sessions of UNDP Regional Conference on “Development challenges and priorities in a changing Arab region” held in Amman on 22-23 May 2017. The 170...

OFID and UNDP join forces to address the environmental impact of the Syria crisis in Lebanon

May 30 2017

The Syrian conflict is arguably the most tragic humanitarian crisis of our time. Since 2011, half of the country’s pre-war population — more than 11 million people — have been killed or have fled thei...

Enhancing the role of women in SDGs implementation

May 16 2017

Under the partnership between Arab Women Organization (AWO) and UNDP’s regional project “Mosharaka” on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and gender equality, a special session on the “Role of W...

Trade as an engine of sustainable development

May 15 2017

Trade plays a significant role in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Arab region. To achieve detail understanding of the potential of trade for the 2030 Agenda for Susta...

Can journalists promote social cohesion in the Arab region?

May 01 2017

Brought together by the regional project “Promoting Social Cohesion in the Arab States (PSCAR)”, 16 journalists and media experts met in Beirut on 24 April to discuss how journalists can play a role i...

The K4D Global Partnerships Conference features the work of the Arab Knowledge Project

April 15 2017

With best practices and lessons learned from the Arab region, the Arab Knowledge Project (AKP) contributed to the discussion of the Knowledge for Development Global Partnerships Conference, which took...

Leading journalists gathered in Beirut to discuss data journalism

April 13 2017

Enhanced open data facilities and increased provision of statistics in the Arab region offer journalists a new source of “interesting and new stories” that can contribute to unravelling societal contr...

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