UNDP projects help build resilience of most vulnerable in Syria

21 June 2017

Despite the ongoing conflict in Syria, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners reached more than two million people last year through projects that support livelihoods or business recovery in vulnerable communities.

UNDP Country Director Samuel Rizk said supporting Syrians where they are helps avoid displacement, whether inside or outside the country.

Mr Rizk was in New York recently and spoke to Mustafa al-Gamal about how the agency’s projects could serve as a model for the day when the guns finally fall silent.

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