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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…  


UNDP, Germany, Spain and EU launch EUR 42 million programme at UN Climate Summit to help countries deliver on the Paris Agreement

UNDP, together with the Governments of Germany and Spain, and the European Commission, today launched a new programme to support countries in making progress on their commitments under the Paris…  


Celebrities put spotlight on climate action at Carnegie Hall concert

A star-studded ensemble performance led by legendary singer-songwriter Patti Smith of her hit song ‘People Have the Power’ had the crowd on their feet at a packed Carnegie Hall in New York City on…  


Circular Economy Strategies for Lao PDR


Gender and Climate Change

UNDP presents updated versions of 12 training modules and issue briefs on gender dimensions of climate change covering a range of themes and sectors.  


Drones for social good

UNDP Maldives takes a “fight and flight” response to climate change.  


Return of Colombia's wetlands

Climate change makes wetlands especially vulnerable to flood and drought. Colombia races to heal a vital ecosystem, thanks to forgotten native seeds more resistant to erratic rainfalls and high…  


Gender adaptation and disaster risk reduction

Global climate efforts have been gradually shifting towards a more balanced approach on adaptation and mitigation.  


Guidance for NAMA Design in the context of Nationally Determined Contributions

Design in the context of Nationally Determined Contributions: a tool to realize GHG mitigation under NDCs  


Responding to disasters before they happen: Trainings build resilience in Myanmar’s Dry Zone

Daw Mi Mi Htun, of the Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) in the Sagaing Region of Myanmar, used to think that the main responsibility of RRD revolved around responding to disasters and…  

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