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UNDP and energy company Repsol sign global agreement to promote sustainable development

Repsol and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a global agreement that facilitates advancement of sustainable development in some 20-plus countries where both the entities operate.…  


Youth and technology: 5 ways we're changing the world

As a user of digital platforms and a professional in the communications field, I see how quickly and effectively technology has opened doors, connected people from remote communities with the same…  


9th Annual Social Good Summit - Tickets Now Available

The annual Social Good Summit, a unique gathering of global thought leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists, and influential voices around the globe, today announced the…  


The fourth sector: Can business unusual deliver on the SDGs?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are impossible to achieve unless we figure out how to resolve an inherent contradiction between two realities.  


Low-carbon, climate-resilient development

The Arab region is full of potential. Over the past decades, the region has increased electricity production from renewable resources seven-fold, decreased infant mortality significantly, achieved…  


Nature for People, Planet, Prosperity and Peace

The loss of biodiversity and the collapse of ecosystems, coupled with extreme weather events and natural disasters not only pose a significant risk to human security but it is an overall risk…  


Nature for Life

At the High-Level Political Forum, the formal proceedings are instructive, but it is in the side events and hallway conversations where observers can take the pulse of broader global trends.  


Cities are engines for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

With the majority of the global population now living in cities and the numbers growing daily, making cities inclusive, sustainable, resilient and safe is critical to achieving the 2030 Agenda and the…  


Generation Now

Statement at the first meeting on “Young People’s Agenda – Co-creating solutions with & for young people”  


SDG Trend Scanner: use of disruptive trends to help advance 2030 Agenda

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the RISE Research Institutes of Sweden today jointly launched ‘SDG TrendScanner’— a new initiative to explore ways to use rapid and disruptive trends to help…  

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