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Arab Council for Childhood and Development [English][Arabic].
The Arab Council for Childhood and Development is a non-governmental organization that functions in the field of childhood and development in the Arab world. It works toward supporting and coordinating governmental and non-governmental efforts, and toward encouraging ideas, studies, and projects planned for Arab childcare and development, and toward integrating them into the plans and projects for national development.
 
Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development [English][Arabic].
The "Fund" is an autonomous regional Pan-Arab development finance organization. Its membership consists of all states who are members of the League of Arab States and its function is to assist the economic and social development of Arab countries.
 
Arab Gulf Programme for United Nations Development Organizations [English][Arabic].
AGFUND is a regional developmental institution, established in 1980 upon the initiative of HRH Prince Talal Bin Abdul Aziz, and with the support of the Leaders of the Arab Gulf States that constitute its membership and contribute to its budget. AGFUND is concerned with the support of sustainable human development efforts, targeting the neediest groups in the developing countries, particularly women and children, in cooperation with the organizations and institutions active in this field.
 
Arab Labour Organization [English][Arabic].
An organization specialized in labour issues on a regional level and works under the umbrella of the Arab League.
 
Asia-Pacific Development Information  [English].
APDIP seeks to assist national and regional institutions in Asia-Pacific to improve access, knowledge-sharing, networking, and management, and application of ICTs for social and economic development. 
 
International Institute for Sustainable Development – Reporting Services Division [English].
The division provides a variety of multimedia informational resources for environment and sustainable development policymakers, including daily coverage of international negotiations, analyzes and photos. 
 
International Institute for Sustainable Development  [English].
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is a Canadian-based not-for-profit organization which promotes open international negotiation processes and promotes change towards sustainable development. 
 
Ma'an Development Center [English].
Ma'an Center is an independent Palestinian development and training institution established in 1989.
 
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development [French].
 
Ministry of Housing [Arabic].
 
Morocco - UNDP Projects - Governance and Human Development [French].
 
National Arab Human Development Report [English].
 
Social Contract Center [English].
In cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Information and Decision Support Center has established the Social Contract Center in May 2007 in order to monitor the implementation of the recommendations of the Human Development Report for the year 2005 and to follow up on Egypt's march towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.
 
Sustainable Development Networking Programme [English].
The Sustainable Development Networking Programme (SDNP) was developed to assist developing countries with facing many new issues and problems that were brought about as a result of the increased use of Information Technology (IT) tools and the “Internet Revolution”.
 
UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs [English].
DESA's main objective is to promote broad-based and sustainable development through a multidimensional and integrated approach to economic, social, environmental, population and gender related aspects of development.
 
UNDP - Human Development Reports [English].
The UNDP's Human Development Report was launched in 1990. The goal of the HDR Reporting is to go beyond income to assess the level of people’s long-term well-being and emphasizing that the goals of development are choices and freedoms.
 
United Nations - Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia - Social Development Division [English][Arabic].
The web link provides access to ESCWA's Social Development Division with a mandate to support governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other civil institutions in achieving a better quality of life for the people of the ESCWA region and the wider Arab world
 
United Nations - Economic Commission for Africa [English].
The ECA Commission is mandated to support the economic and social development of the African member States, foster regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa’s development.
 
United Nations Development Group [English].
The United Nations Development Group (UNDG) is an instrument for UN reform, created by the Secretary General in 1997, to improve the effectiveness of UN development at the country level. The UNDG brings together the operational agencies working on development.
 
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) [English].
ESCWA promotes economic and social development through regional and sub regional cooperation and integration and serves as the main general economic and social development forum within the United Nations system for the ESCWA region.
 
United Nations Human Settlements Programme [English].
is the United Nations agency for human settlements, mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.
 
United Nations Population Fund [English][Arabic][French].
The Fund stands for promoting the right of all individuals, especially women, to develop to their fullest potential.
 
World Bank - Mediterranean Development Forum [English].
The MDF partnership is comprised of Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA) think tanks, the United Nations Development Programme, and the World Bank Institute. The partnership is dedicated to empowering civil society to participate in shaping public policy; making a contribution to the policy debate in key areas of regional interest; improving the extent and quality of research on economic and social policy issues; and creating vibrant networks of development actors in the region. The Mediterranean Development Forum, established in 1997, holds a meeting approximately every 2 years.
 
World Health Organization - WHO Gender and Women's Health Department [English][Arabic][French].
is charged with helping WHO’s various programs and departments undertake the challenge of integrating gender considerations into their work. It provides research on topics related to gender and women's health.


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