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Mauritius accelerates towards a low-carbon economy

The Republic of Mauritius has launched a US$191 million project supported by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The project aims to reduce fossil fuel…  

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.  

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…  

Lights on in Lebanon

Streetlights, stoves and solar kits – see how access to energy has changed the lives of three women.  

Sri Lanka on path to 100% renewable energy says a new joint report by UNDP and ADB

Sri Lanka can meet its current and future electricity demand by judicial use of renewable energy by 2050, according to a joint study by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Asian Development Bank…  

Gender and sustainable energy

There is now an increasing appreciation of the role of energy as a conduit for redressing historic gender inequities.  

Greening charcoal production in Uganda

Efficient conversion technologies and sustainable land management practices save forests and livelihoods.  

Fuelling green energy in Niger

Niger’s Rural Energy Service Access Programme (PRASE), funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the European Union, is a comprehensive and ambitious national strategy that aims to provide…  

UNDP demonstrates continued leadership on climate neutrality

A year after the international community came together in Paris to adopt the historic climate agreement, committing all nations to limit their Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, UNDP continues to…  

UNDP Around the world