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UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Statement on International Women’s Day

Mar 08, 2017

This year, International Women’s Day is devoted to Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030. Globalization and technology change are driving that change. It’s important that women are able to succeed in this new world o...

Dr. Hany Torky Presents the Arab Reading Index at the 9th Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature

Mar 07, 2017

As part of the 9th Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature, Dr. Hany Torky, CTA of the Arab Knowledge Project, presented the Arab Reading Index and some of its “surprising revelations about reading habits in the Arab Region – including that rates of reading for pleasure are no...

Human Development Report 2016 to Launch on March 21 in Stockholm

Mar 02, 2017

The Human Development Report 2016 ‘Human Development for Everyone’ will be launched on 21 March in Stockholm with the Prime Minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfven; United Nations Development Programme Administrator, Helen Clark; and the Director of the Human Development Report Office...

World Government Summit 2017: We should not lose hope for peace and sustainable development

Feb 13, 2017

While effective global governance in peace and security is struggling, member states shouldn't stop their trials in developing progressive agendas that address root causes of conflicts, said Helen Clark, Director of the United Nations Development Program...

Knowledge Summit 2016: Knowledge remains key in overcoming development challenges in the Arab region and beyond

Dec 07, 2016

The Summit showcased the results of the long-standing partnership between UNDP and MBRF and two distinct but related fruits of this partnership were...