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EU, UNDP support to Libya’s COVID-19 response amidst conflict

Amidst the outbreak, widespread lockdown and curfew restrictions, the supported municipalities are responding to COVID-19 threats using the infrastructures renovated and essential equipment delivered…  


Kikla Municipality kicks off its first local development plan

Kikla’s plan preparation task force today handed over the recently completed local development plan to the mayor and municipal council. The five-year plan (2020-2024) was elaborated through the…  


UNDP, KIA partner to create jobs opportunities for youth, women, internally displaced persons

As part of its efforts to support Libya in its way toward long-term economic and livelihoods recovery, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today an agreement with Kia Motors in…  


UNDP: Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation & disinformation

Proliferation of dangerous disinformation and misinformation threaten national pandemic responses, putting even more lives and livelihoods at risk.  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Concerted action with a focus on equity could still limit the impacts of this unprecedented crisis: closing the digital divide would reduce by more than two-thirds the number of children currently not…  


The European Union increases funds to EUR 18 million for UNDP Resilience programme in Libya targeting 20 new municipalities

Within the framework of the European Union (EU) Trust Fund for Africa “the North of Africa Window,” the EU has backed with €18 million (US$ 19,861,200 million) a new phase of the United Nations…  


COVID-19: New UNDP data dashboards reveal huge disparities among countries in ability to cope and recover

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released two new data dashboards that highlight the huge disparities in countries’ abilities to cope with and recover from the COVID-19 crisis.  


OPEN LETTER FROM THE REGIONAL DIRECTORS OF UNDP, UNWOMEN, UNPFA AND ESCWA IN THE ARAB STATES REGION TO GOVERNMENTS IN THE REGION.

We urge governments to strengthen already existing services and to provide alternative solutions to ensure the security and safety of women and girls inside their homes and to assist survivors during…  


UNDP continues supporting all Libyans and strengthening the UN Libya Coronavirus Response

The need to respond to the current global health crisis only adds to the protracted security, political and economic crises. People in Libya live in permanent uncertainty and fear, as open conflict…  


COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

The growing COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit developing countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a devastating social and economic crisis over the months and…  

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