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Jul 31, 2019 / Blog
The empowerment of Refugee women and their self-reliance is increasingly at the center of development programs in local governments hosting forcibly displaced persons in Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Turkey target. How about those women who develop such municipal programs and deal with women’s... more
Jun 12, 2017 / Blog
Our continued belief in the enormous resourcefulness, resilience and sheer drive of young Arab women has yet again been reconfirmed. In Cairo, Yara Yassin and Rania Rafie are agents of change. These young women work with local artisans to transform plastic bags into high-quality fashion products... more
Oct 06, 2016 / Report/Study
In 2015, unemployment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) stood at 12%, the highest regional unemployment rate in the world.  Estimates suggest that the region must create 85 million jobs by 2023 to be on par with global average unemployment rates. Governments and private sector... more
Jan 29, 2016 / Video
Three female-led teams from Beirut and Cairo were awarded in September 2015 in Marseille at the Grand Finale of the “Women for Resilient Cities Start-up Competition” organized by the World Bank and the Center for Mediterranean Integration. The event brought together seven finalist teams along with... more
Jan 29, 2016 / Video
Three female-led teams from Beirut and Cairo were awarded in September 2015 in Marseille at the Grand Finale of the “Women for Resilient Cities Start-up Competition” organized by the World Bank and the Center for Mediterranean Integration. The event brought together seven finalist teams along with... more
Jan 29, 2016 / Video
Three female-led teams from Beirut and Cairo were awarded in September 2015 in Marseille at the Grand Finale of the “Women for Resilient Cities Start-up Competition” organized by the World Bank and the Center for Mediterranean Integration. The event brought together seven finalist teams along with... more
Jan 29, 2016 / Video
Three female-led teams from Beirut and Cairo were awarded in September 2015 in Marseille at the Grand Finale of the “Women for Resilient Cities Start-up Competition” organized by the World Bank and the Center for Mediterranean Integration. The event brought together seven finalist teams along with... more
Jun 17, 2015 / Video
Read more about the competition here.
Apr 15, 2015 / Blog
By Nuha Mohamed Eltinay*   In line with the great initiatives administered by the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) to increase the level of city resilience worldwide, the Arab Urban Development Institute (AUDI) organized a Public Forum-Side Event, in the context... more