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Valuing biodiversity and achieving national SDG targets

Biodiversity is much more than a list of species of microbes, fauna and flora, it is the colourful image we have of our landscapes, the inspiration for our spiritual and cultural heritage, the…  

Waves of action

Over-fishing, pollution, the loss of habitat, the invasion of exotic species, and ocean acidification are endangering our oceans' health. The cost is at once economic, social and environmental.  

Africa women MPs discuss ways to boost numbers in political sphere

African women Members of Parliament see political will, financing and enhancing education opportunities as some of the ways to increase the participation of women in the political sphere.  

Helen Clark: Speech on “Small Islands Developing States: Meeting the Challenges of Financing Post-2015”

At UNDP-UNDESA Side Event at Third International Conference on Financing for Development. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  

Small Island Developing States agree to reduce dependence on fossil fuels

The declaration, adopted just weeks before ‘Rio+20’, includes an annex with voluntary commitments of 20 Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to take actions toward providing universal access to…  

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