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No Safe Place in Gaza

UNDP Head of Gaza Office, Chitose Noguchi, reflects on her experience during the 11 days of hostilities on Gaza.  


Transcending the challenges of Down Syndrome

Buthayna has Down Syndrome. Her mother enrolled her at the centre to build her confidence and improve her social skills. With funding from the Government of Germany, through its Development Bank…  


Unpaid care work – A gateway for gender equality

COVID-19 exposed structural weaknesses in reducing the gender equality gap, but also presented opportunities for designing interventions to ensure a strong comeback toward achieving gender equality.  


Managing Transboundary Wastewater

Amer is one of the villagers that benefited from the Transboundary Wastewater Management project, implemented by UNDP with support from the Kingdom of the Netherlands. His house is now connected to a…  


Ministry of Interior Launches Digital Birth and Death Registration System

The digital birth and death registration system that will strengthen civil registration and provide reliable vital statistics for policy makers.  


Germany Allocates Euro 17 million through UNDP to Respond to COVID-19

The Government of Germany, through its Development Bank (KfW), and UNDP sign an agreement in the amount of Euro 17 million. The Investment Programme for Resilience (IPR) will support Palestinian…  


Rethinking Higher Education Conference

The webinar series presented through the conference were developed and conducted by Palestinian students from Gaza and the West Bank, and Syrian refugees from across the MENA region who are directly…  


Business As Usual!

In the face of socio-economic hardships in Gaza, and the COVID-19 pandemic, the partnership between UNDP and SDC yielded job opportunities for over 2,620 youth and the establishment of 140 start-ups.…  


Government of Norway Partners with UNDP to Provide Critical Medical Supplies in Gaza

supporting Ministry of Health’s response to Covid-19 and reducing the risk facing medical staff who are on the frontlines fighting the pandemic.  


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