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Under the Malian sun

In 300 villages across Mali, solar panels are now generating electricity for lights, cookers, water pumps and more. They are also powering community health centres and other essential services.  


New house, new life -towards an energy efficient future

92 buildings across Belarus have been insulated to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.  


UNDP, NGOs target increased action by governments, business on land sector to address climate change

On the first day of the Ministerial Climate Change (MOCA) Summit, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and five not-for-profits launched an initiative calling for concerted action to…  


UNDP, solar currency exchange to power up Moldovan university

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) is teaming up with Sun Exchange – a marketplace that finances solar power with cryptocurrency – to help one of Moldova’s largest universities go solar.  


Tools of the trade

At UNDP, innovation goes beyond gadgets and gizmos. Here are some ways we’re putting cutting-edge technology and inspiring future thinking to work for human development.  


Partnership to scale-up private investment in high-impact energy projects

The United Nations’ Development Programme (UNDP) and impact investment platform TRINE announced their first ever partnership in the off-grid solar industry. The primary objective of this partnership…  


Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy


Call for Applications for 2018 SEED Low Carbon Awards

SEED is looking for the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises making significant contributions to mitigating and/or adapting to climate change. Up to five 2018…  


Global Vision, Urban Action: New York City's commitment to localizing the SDGs

New York City municipality invited UNDP for a study visit to understand actions to meet the environmental sustainability goals of the 2030 Agenda.  


Pathway to Paris: Joan Baez to join Patti Smith, Michael Stipe and more in climate action concert

Another music legend has joined the line-up for November’s historic Pathway to Paris concert for climate action in New York. Singer, songwriter and activist Joan Baez will perform along with Patti…  

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