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October 2016
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This newsletter presents some of the recent highlights by UNDP's Regional Programme for Arab States. These include the strengthened regional partnership around the Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network, enhanced products on knowledge such as the Knowledge4All mobile application, and the efforts through the Arab Development Portal to support Arab countries to monitor progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Among others, the newsletter also provides an update on the work of the Aid for Trade initiative to encourage economic diversification in the Arab Region and on the second phase of the Youth Leadership Programme which launched national workshops in 10 participating countries.

Latest News

UNDP and MBRF launch of the “Knowledge4All” mobile application During the 36th edition of the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (Gitex) held in Dubai from 16-20 October 2... During the 36th edition of the Gulf Information Technology Exhi...

The United States Government reiterates its support to UNDP to fight Corruption in the Arab Region The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) through the U.S. Department of State (DO... The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affai...

Lebanon hands over ACINET’s chairmanship to Tunisia In the framework of Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network (ACINET)’s fifth Ministerial conference, Lebanon ... In the framework of Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network ...

A Memorandum of Understanding to fight corruption is signed between UNDP and the Government of Iraq UNDP Iraq and the Iraqi Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 11 August 2016 to counter corru... UNDP Iraq and the Iraqi Government signed a Memorandum of Under...

The Regional Expert Group on Justice Integrity convened in Amman The RBAS Amman Regional Hub hosted a regional expert group meeting on integrity of the justice system on 31 July... The RBAS Amman Regional Hub hosted a regional expert group meet...

Towards the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy in Tunisia The RBAS Regional Programme, through Anti-Corruption and Integrity in Arab Countries (ACIAC), continued its supp... The RBAS Regional Programme, through Anti-Corruption and Integr...

Tunis Declaration on Accountability adopted at the fifth ministerial conference of the Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network With the support of the RBAS Regional Programme through Anti-Corruption Initiative in the Arab States (ACIAC) pr... With the support of the RBAS Regional Programme through Anti-Co...

The Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) 2 kicks off national workshops The second phase of the Youth leadership programme saw the organization of national workshops in eleven Arab cou... The second phase of the Youth leadership programme saw the orga...

The Arab Development Portal expands its social media outreach A social media campaign for the Arab Development Portal was launched on 29 August to enhance the visibility of t... A social media campaign for the Arab Development Portal was lau...

The Arab Development Portal positions itself to monitor SDGs in Egypt The RBAS Regional Programme, through the Arab Development Portal (ADP) team, organized two roundtables in Cairo ... The RBAS Regional Programme, through the Arab Development Porta...

At the 2016 Knowledge Summit the Reading Index will present reading practices in the Arab region During Gitex 2016, it was announced that the Knowledge Summit 2016 entitled “Knowledge… Present and Future” will... During Gitex 2016, it was announced that the Knowledge Summit 2...

UNDP supports Arab countries in Economic Diversification and Fiscal Resilience New developments in the global commodity market, particularly in oil and derivatives, put several Arab countries... New developments in the global commodity market, particularly i...