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Caribbean can only 'build back better' with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a more Climate-Resilient Community ” mobilised a broad…  


Targeted Poverty Alleviation & 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

Speech at the 2017 Global Poverty Reduction and Development Forum on “Targeted Poverty Alleviation and 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda”  


Better land use and management critical for achieving the 2030 Agenda, says a new report

“Consumption of the earth's natural reserves has doubled in the last 30 years, with a third of the planet's land now severely degraded. Each year, we lose 15 billion trees and 24 billion tonnes of…  


UNDP, Chinese bike-sharing start-up ofo join forces to support innovative solutions to climate change challenges

UNDP and ofo, a Beijing-based start-up company that has become the world’s first and largest bike sharing platform, are joining forces to raise public awareness about climate change. The partnership…  


UNDP and China to Cooperate on Belt and Road Initiative

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the People’s Republic of China signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) on the margins…  


UNDP and HIFC sign MOU to promote social impact investing

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Haifu International Finance Holding Group Limited (HIFC) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU). The agreement is the first under the…  


Progress on eliminating ozone-depleting substances in 120 countries, UNDP report

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today released a report showcasing how 120 countries eliminated more than 67,000 tonnes of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) and over 5 billion tonnes of…  


Biodiversity projects improve lives in China

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the World Wildlife Federation (WWF), identified 18 villages in the area to carry out community-based projects aimed at conserving…  

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