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  • Female Participation in Sports Mar 7, 2018

    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 disciplines, non-traditional sports were promoted, two new sports playgrounds were built, and for the first time, track and field events were organized in the West Bank and Gaza.

  • Launch of Public Opinion Survey Dec 18, 2017

    The survey provides evidence-based analysis of Palestinian and Israeli public opinions on the conflict, and recommendations to facilitate the peace process.

  • 589 scholarships announced by EAA Dec 16, 2017

    Helping Syrian & Palestinian youth impacted by conflict to build a better future.

  • Ground-breaking Ceremony for Hebron Courthouse with support from Canada Dec 6, 2017

    The High Judicial Council and the Government of Canada laid the cornerstone for the new Hebron Courthouse with the aim of strengthening the rule of law in the society and enhancing public confidence in the judiciary sector.

  • Germany and UNDP Support the Livelihoods of Children with Disabilities in East Jerusalem Nov 29, 2017

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

  • UNDP Concludes Female Ping Pong & Volleyball Tournaments in Gaza Oct 26, 2017

    Supported by Japan, 128 female students participated in the Female Ping Pong & Volleyball tournaments in Gaza.

  • Launches of First Palestinian Community Based Sports League Oct 20, 2017

    The project will increase the participation of young people of both genders in team sports and improve the psychosocial and physical conditions for disadvantaged children in Gaza.

  • EU & UNDP Host Photography Exhibition in East Jerusalem Oct 19, 2017

    The exhibition takes the audience on a journey through the old streets of Salah Eddin and Sultan Suleiman, illustrating historic photographs and memories of some 25 shop owners with their old family photos at the shop; a tradition that has been passed on from one generation to another. These owners are having their shops, which are housed in Waqf buildings, rehabilitated through the PURE programme.

  • UNDP Deputy Special Representative visits project sites in Gaza Oct 19, 2017

    UNDP Deputy Special Representative, Mr Khaled Shahwan, visited the Business and Technology incubator (BTI) at the Islamic University in Gaza where he was briefed about the progress of the SEED project implemented by UNDP, through the Palestinian People Economic Development Programme (DEEP), with funds from the Islamic Development Bank.

  • Peace and stability are key to achieving Global Goals in the Arab States Oct 2, 2017

    First report on the partnership between the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Arab States was released today in Brussels. “From constitutional change that finally recognizes the voices of women, to democratic elections, to innovative programmes that help turn the young away from the siren song of violent extremism, our joint work is at the forefront of change in the Arab world”, said Mourad Wahba, Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Arab States.

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