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It takes more than two to tango

Buenos Aires is a charming city – rich with history, magnificent architecture, and a soul and music that can pull you to tango in a heartbeat.  


Annual Session of the Executive Board 2018

Statement at the Annual Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board  


Celebrating invisible, indivisible nature

On 5 June, we mark World Environment Day. We often observe such international days to shine a spotlight on that which might otherwise remain invisible, and this is the case with nature.  


Innovative financing and regional dialogue are central for a thriving ‘blue economy’

The concept of ‘blue economy’ is gaining momentum. It is all about using ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, while preserving ocean and coastal ecosystem health.  


'Connekting' youth to skills and jobs

Though scarred and decimated by the horrific 1994 genocide, Rwanda today is an example of how rapid post-war reconstruction can create new economic opportunities. But Rwanda’s main industry exporting…  


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.  


Solar solutions for displaced communities

The Arab region is experiencing one of the most dramatic periods of change in its history - with an escalation of conflict, a dramatic rise in poverty, and the emergence of more than 20 million…  


Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals - Journey to 2030

This report serves as a guide to how the tourism sector can contribute towards the implementation and achievement of the 17 SDGs.  


Using blockchain to make land registry more reliable in India

The word blockchain often conjures up thoughts of cryptocurrencies, of people dabbling in a seemingly dark art, making tens of millions of dollars. Blockchain was first linked to the cryptocurrency…  


Mobile tech for global goals

When I started working and living abroad, staying connected to family and friends back home in Kenya was important. The mobile phone has been instrumental in facilitating this communication, and more…  

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