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UNDP and Partners Commit to Advancing Knowledge for Sustainable Development

Delegates to a major UNDP event in New York committed to advancing knowledge worldwide as a pivotal means for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda.  


Celebrating Knowledge for Sustainable Development

Opening Remarks at "Celebrating Knowledge for Sustainable Development"  


Save energy, save money, save CO2 emissions

How can we achieve a transformation from inefficient lighting to the latest energy-efficient technologies? Egypt is showing how quickly it can be done.  


UNDP Innovation Facility Year in Review

UNDP Innovation Facility case studies from over 25 countries on how innovation can make development more impactful.  


School of thought

The Jamal Abdel Nasser school in Gaza is setting a new standard, with a child-centred learning environment, eco-sustainable infrastructure and renewable energy.  


Low-carbon, climate-resilient development

The Arab region is full of potential. Over the past decades, the region has increased electricity production from renewable resources seven-fold, decreased infant mortality significantly, achieved…  


Climate Change Adaptation in the Arab States

The Arab region is home to rising levels of conflict and the world’s largest population of refugees and displaced people. Simultaneously, it is now the planet’s most water scarce and…  


Stopping the leak, boosting the SDGs

Tal Abbas El Gharbi — a village situated in Lebanon’s north-western corner — is thirsty. Like the majority of Lebanon’s rural areas, Tal Abbas is highly dependent on farming as its primary source of…  


Celebrating refugees - strengthening partnership for results

A record number of people are displaced by violent conflict and disasters around the world. Twenty-two and a half million are refugees.  


We are right there, when and where people need us

It is still there, on a wall along the road from the Mitiga International Airport to the city Centre in Tripoli. A huge graffiti mural, saying ‘Finally we are free’. I am not sure who put it there,…  

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