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Youth and Women Employment Programme in Gaza

With a USD 1.2 million support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, UNDP is creating jobs and training opportunities for 596 young men and women in Gaza.  


Partners Conclude Visit to UNDP Projects in Gaza

Field visit by partners to the Gaza Strip to explore some of the cash for work initiatives and youth employment projects UNDP is implementing  


Gaza lighthouse glows in orange

The EU and its Member States, in partnership with UNDP, joined Palestinians in Gaza to light Gaza lighthouse in orange to mark the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women. This…  


16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

The international community in Palestine launches a joint campaign “#HearMeToo: Voices against Violence” to mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence in Palestine. Civil society…  


OFID and UNDP sign agreements to support Gaza and Jerusalem

New agreements will provide a sustainable source of drinking water to schools and university students in the Gaza Strip, increase access to healthcare services for cancer patients in East Jerusalem…  


Female Participation in Sports

The Palestinian Youth Sports League (PYSL) has in 2017 launched its activities and registered 9,000 youth, 25 percent of which are girls and young women. New teams were formed in many sports…  


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…  


Social Reconditioning for Women’s Empowerment

Gender equality is not only a social and political driver but also an economic one. Today some of our best-perceived leaders are women who lead countries and businesses. Nevertheless, women globally…  


Preserving Cultural Identity

The preservation of cultural identity contributes to a sense of belonging and ownership, especially when it falls within as diverse and multicultural a context as that of East Jerusalem. The Old City…  


Germany and UNDP Support the Livelihoods of Children with Disabilities in East Jerusalem

The project was able to generate approximately 713 workdays and expect to benefit around 1500 people.  

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