UNDP Around the world

Montenegro makes carbon neutral tourism possible
A web-based carbon calculator is helping eco-sensitive tourists reducing their carbon footprint during their stay among the natural beauties of Montenegro.Read more
Inclusive education opens eyes and ears in Turkmenistan
Hearing-impaired students excel in Turkmenistan’s first integrated curriculum.Watch
SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
By 2050, 6.5 billion people will live in urban area. Sustainable development cannot be achieved without significantly transforming the way we build and manage our urban spaces.Read more
Turning bounty into business at a Turkish women’s cooperative
A women's cooperative has made a business out of traditional products. They sell pastas, jams, dried fruits, and pickles, and all production is powered by solar energy.Read more
Pollution is proliferating in the Black Sea
A new environmental survey shows the Black Sea has twice as much floating plastic as any other sea in Europe.Read more
Companies are producing more responsibly, more sustainably
Global trends present both risks and opportunities, requiring companies to rethink how to source and produce in a sustainable way.Read more

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35%

are excluded from society

19%

of youth are unemployed

1.4 million

are living with HIV

88%

of primary energy supply is from fossil fuels