First ICT solutions competition where five young Palestinian entrepreneurs won a trip to Japan to further develop their business ideas into prototypes.
Supporting rule of law system that respects, protects, and fulfils human rights, gender equality and promotes peace and security.
“As we work to advance a political solution, this marks the beginning of what we hope will be a larger effort to support Gaza’s infrastructure and generate employment”, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov
Bilal is one of 120 lifeguards supported by UNDP’s Gaza emergency job creation programme with funds from the Islamic Development Bank.
120 young Palestinian lifeguards will be on the job this summer in Gaza as part of the support the Islamic Development Bank and UNDP are providing in response to high unemployment rates in Gaza.
With OFID and Islamic Development Bank support, UNDP was able to provide over 3,780 people with improved housing conditions in East Jerusalem.
DEEP is a pathfinder programme for economic empowerment and poverty eradication in the State of Palestine funded by the Islamic Development Bank / Al-Aqsa Fund, and implemented by UNDP in partnership with the Palestinian Government. In addition to poor families, DEEP targets youth, women, small farmers and persons with disability, helping them manage their own micro-enterprises.

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4.9 million

Population

25%

Poverty rate

29%

Unemployment

114

Human Dev. Index

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