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KnowTalks Webinars

November 13, 2020

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) are organizing a series of webinars “KnowTalks” every Monday and Wednesday of each week throughout the...

A knowledge partnership to help us build forward better

November 05, 2020

By Mourad Wahba, UNDP Associate Administrator (a.i.); Regional Bureau for Arab States | The world is marking 75 years of the United Nations at a time of great disruption for humanity, compounded by a global health crisis with severe social and economic impacts, against th...

COVID-19: Accelerating the Steps towards the Knowledge Society

October 06, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a shift on the level of the society and its organizations. We are offered an opportunity to build forward better based on the lessons learned. In this framework, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge...

COVID-19 Aggravating Crises: A Human Development Perspective

June 06, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is more than a health crisis. It is presenting exceptional challenges to human development around the world, including the Arab States region. According to the Human Development Report Office at UNDP, human development is expected to go down across the majority of countries...

The Global Economy in the Time of COVID-19: From Revitalization to Responsiveness

April 30, 2020

Knowledge Project Webinar – Economies are facing unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19 which has come to affirm that what happens there happens here. As countries are implementing exceptional measures and policies, economies are collapsing at an unparalleled...