What We Do

UNDP's Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People is a responsive development agency that works together with the Palestinian people to fulfil their aspiration for sustainable human development based on self-determination, equality and freedom.

Our Goals

UNDP’s goal is to empower the Palestinian People to establish a viable State that is able to realize the right to development for its people. UNDP operates in the sectors of democratic governance and the rule of law; economic empowerment of the most vulnerable and private sector investment; environment and management of natural resources; and public and social infrastructure. more

Empowering People

UNDP in the occupied Palestinian territory is supporting the goal of sustainable development based on self-determination, equality and freedom.more

Our Stories

Strawberry Packing Rooms - Gaza Red Gold Sold in Europe

Brought up as a farmer, Imad Hamdouna, a 38-year-old father from Beit Lahia, who supports 10 family members, explains how farming is a way of lifemore 

Gaza School Going Solar

Bashir El Rayyes High School, an all girls’ school, is one of the 398 schools in the Gaza Strip currently affected by the electricity crisis. Sincemore 

Female lawyer providing consultation at one of the legal aid clinics in Gaza
Building new lives with legal aid support in Gaza

Mai is a 35-year-old woman living in Al-Mghazi Camp in Gaza. She was first married at the age of 22 but her marriage ended without receivingmore 

Yasmeen from Gaza holding a piece of coal produced from agricultural waste through the UNDP project
Turning Agricultural Waste into income in Gaza

The agricultural sector in the Gaza Strip is the main source of livelihood for almost 40,000 farmers. It represents 12.7% of the labour force and producesmore 

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