LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND provides an overview of UNDP resilience programme in Syria and the key achievements in 2018. Focusing on Economic Development and Livelihoods, Improving Basic Services Delivery and Enhancing Social Cohesion, UNDP’s interventions supports the Syrian people by strengthening their resilience to cope with the effects of the crisis and enable those whose livelihoods were severely disrupted to recover and rebuild their lives.
How UNDP Syria supports youth initiatives all around Syria. Creating safe spaces gathering people from all ages and backgrounds to promote dialogue and social cohesion and celebrate peace.
Tharwat was one of 22 beneficiaries who got a sustainable job at the Pastry Workshop in Mesiaf City.
Damascus, 28 July 2019 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Syria in cooperation with Peace Lens and the generous support from the government of Finland has officially launched the activities of «Ten» Boot Camp for effective inclusion between persons with disabilities and persons without disabilities.
Ghufran is one of 60 people who joined UNDP’s entrepreneurship programme where she received extensive training in hairdressing skills. With the help of the in-kind grant that she received after completing the training course, she managed to run her own beauty-salon based in her house.
The population of Maaraba in Rural_Damascus was 25,000 before the crises, now with the large influx of displaced persons, the number is approximately 200,000 constituting approximately 90% of the population. Watch what the UNDP in Syria is doing to strengthen the socio-economic fabric and to enhance the resilience of the community in Maaraba.

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