In under 50 years, the UAE has seen its creation as a nation and its development into a global economic, cultural, and diplomatic superpower. As a new country with a vision for the future, the UAE defined a course for its people from the start, emphasizing progressive ideals and equal opportunity.  ThisContinue Reading

Libyan officials, along with representatives from the European Union, the United Nations, and the World Bank, today launched the Recovery and Peacebuilding Assessment (RPBA), which will aid in mapping Libya’s post-conflict recovery.  The assessment aims to priorities what is required to improve fundamental governance and institutions, enable a robust social and economicContinue Reading

With little references to Israel’s occupation, the pavilion’s organizers seek to provide a “positive image” of Palestine to tourists while also promoting economic and tourism prospects.  Organizers of the Palestine pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai describe the country as a deeply historic land with ancient buildings, along with its expanding tourism,Continue Reading

With the signing of a new deal between Soudah Development Co. and the UN Mountain Partnership, Saudi Arabia’s southern Soudah mountains will get a boost in habitat protection while also inviting tourists and visitors.  The juniper-covered mountains of Soudah, located in the Asir region in the southwest of the Kingdom, are home to Saudi Arabia’s highest peak, whichContinue Reading

The United Nations’ deputy leader welcomed the Middle East Green Initiative’s inauguration in Saudi Arabia on Monday as a crucial commitment and strategic vision for transitioning regional economies away from unsustainable development and toward a model “suited for the challenges of the 21st century.”  With only a few days untilContinue Reading

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ headquarters lit up Thursday evening on the occasion of United Nations Day, which falls on October 24, as part of Egypt’s celebrations of 76 years of strategic partnership and cooperative cooperation with the UN.  The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has lit up its iconic officeContinue Reading

The United Nations (UN) has stated that it will not only “stay and deliver” in war-torn Afghanistan, but will also defend women’s and girls’ rights. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a tweet on Saturday, October 23rd, that the agency would continue to promote and defend the rights of women in Afghanistan,Continue Reading

The UN reported on Thursday that Afghanistan’s economy is collapsing, with all but 3% of households set to descend into poverty in the next months.  The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has announced the introduction of a “people’s economy” initiative to deliver much-needed cash to regular Afghans.  The fund will use donations thatContinue Reading

Alison Davidian, the UN Women’s Deputy Representative in Afghanistan, has urged for gender equality in the country’s long-term development and peace.  According to Khaama Press, Davidian stated in a recent piece that gender equality is critical for future development, sustainable peace, and the creation of a flourishing economy in Afghanistan.  Davidian hasContinue Reading

Saudi Arabia pledged to the United Nations that it will continue to work with other countries to restore global agricultural systems in order to achieve food security and alleviate poverty. The Kingdom also highlighted the UN and its many organizations’ critical role in tackling global challenges during the 76th sessionContinue Reading