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Leveling the playing field: Sports and human development

There is a positive relationship between human development and practicing physical sports. Exercise is associated with improvements in health, cognitive processes, sociability, productivity (due to…  


First Regular Session of the Executive Board

First Regular Session of the Executive Board  


First Regular Session of the Executive Board

Opening Statement to the First Regular Session of the Executive Board  


Preparing airports for disasters

A joint project of UNDP and Deutsche Post-DHL is helping airports get ready for potential disaster scenarios that can slow relief efforts.  


Mexico shows opportunities for impact investment in nature

UNDP's Biodiversity Finance Initiative has partnered with the Social Venture Exchange Mexico (SVX) to explore opportunities for impact investing in nature-related projects and ventures in Mexico. The…  


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…  


Caribbean leaders launch ambitious plan to create the world’s first “climate-smart zone”

UNDP announced its support to Caribbean leaders gathered today during the launch of a new public-private coalition to create the world's first "climate-smart zone" to support the parts of the region…  


Little heart, standing tall

In partnership with WHO and UNICEF, UNDP is supporting Mexico's efforts to ensure full inclusion of children with disabilities.  


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…  


Building a More Climate-Resilient Community

Statement at CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference on Building a More Climate-Resilient Community  

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