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Adding life to words – a voice from Gaza

SAWTI (my voice in Arabic) is an employment generation initiative launched by UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People to develop the skills and capacities of talented young graduates…  


Lifeguarding in Gaza

Bilal Basheer is one of the 120 lifeguards supported by UNDP’s Gaza emergency job creation programme with funds from the Islamic Development Bank. "I should always be cautious and focused, and with…  


UNDP supports urgent UN efforts to lower tensions and rebuild economy in Gaza

The United Nations is moving urgently to create employment opportunities and develop economic recovery initiatives for youth and women in the Gaza Strip.  


Gender Equality in Arab Region

Young women in Arab countries, including the State of Palestine, are hardly passive victims, and many are challenging and transforming systems of power and exclusion. Still, more men need to get…  


DEEP

DEEP improves livelihood outcomes for poor and vulnerable Palestinian households, and effectively enables them to extricate themselves from poverty.  


Economic Recovery in the Gaza Strip - A Distant Goal

The year 2017 marks ten years of the siege of Gaza. Already weakened by years of economic blockade and isolation, the 2014 hostilities wreaked further damage on Gaza’s infrastructure, housing, and…  


A National Treasury of Cultural Heritage

The occupied Palestinian territory with its long history of human civilization is characterized by the richness of its unique cultural heritage, spectacular landscape, and high biodiversity. Its…  

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