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A drop in the ocean

Those who have grown up in the republics of the Soviet Union remember when people with disabilities did not exist.  


On Youth Day, Libyan young people discuss ways to achieve SDGs

As part of the Youth Leadership Programme 4 (YLP4), sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Arab States, UNDP Libya supported two civil society organizations based in Tripoli and…  


EU, UNDP, Libyan Ministry of Local Governance agree on next steps of their partnership for resilience

From 8 to 10 August 2018, European Union (EU), Ministry of Local Governance and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) representatives met in Tunis to review progress on the ‘Strengthening Local…  


BLOG| In the chilling heat of the summer

Here it begins! Sitting at our compound in Tripoli, we were watching the World Cup Final. The tension was palpable, with several dozen pairs of eyes chained to the screens. Goal, another one! Is…  


BLOG| How can we work together with Libyan women and men to produce real and sustainable change in Libya?

Written by Noha Abdelgabar, Advancing Libyan Women’s Participation During the Transition (AMEL) Project Manager, with the support of UNDP Libya Gender Team: Doina Munteanu, Strengthening Local…  


BLOG| From RPGs to SDGs and beyond

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim at resolving the social, economic and environment problems troubling the world. The value and importance of the SDGs for the UNDP is self-evident for…  


BLOG| War and Peace and road to happiness

Tolstoy once said, ‘Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way’. One can question how universal the recipe of happiness is, but each unhappy family is indeed unique.…  


BLOG| We are right there, when and where people need us

We ramped up our presence now, with UNDP proudly among the pioneer UN agencies which spearheaded the return of the UN system.  


Families of missing persons: between hope and despair

Families of missing in Libya continue to suffer after many years hoping to know about the fate of their beloved ones.  


Hand in hand women spread culture of peace in Libya

“Peace is our demand: hand in hand, our love for Libya increases.” This is just one of the peace messages that women will spread in Libya throughout the “Peace Libya campaign” that will kick off on…  

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