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To respond to the crisis and the impacts of the pandemic, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Canada signed an agreement worth CAD 500,000 (approx. USD 360,000) to…
Proliferation of dangerous disinformation and misinformation threaten national pandemic responses, putting even more lives and livelihoods at risk.
Women in Upper Egypt are working to fight the virus, the current production of masks in Qena is less than 4,000 masks per day.
Preparing the Human Development Report in Egypt 2020; which comes under the title "Development is a Right for All: Egypt is the Path and March"
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…
Launch of an automated testing service of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) symptoms through a chatbot that uses the sign language, capitalizing on Artificial Intelligence (AI).
COVID-19: New UNDP data dashboards reveal huge disparities among countries in ability to cope and recover
Indicators such as the level of poverty, healthcare capacity, access to internet and social protection can portray how severe the effects of the COVID-19 crisis might be in each of 189 countries.
A new phase of cooperation. Signed on 1 April 2020, the new agreement marks the sixth phase of the project “Consolidating Peace, Security and Stability in Africa”, initially launched in 2009.
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…
The opening workshop for the Integrated Management for Coastal Resources training programme for Governmental personnel at Northern Egyptian governorates
The launch of the first workshop for the Integrated Management for Coastal Resources training programme, targeting local administrations and governmental branches