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Flowing from nature: community solutions to water conservation

Flowing from Nature - embark on an around-the-world tour of communities embracing natural solutions to water conservation.  

The answer is in nature

What do people and trees have in common? They’re complex life systems, engineered by nature. Both are highly dependent on water to survive, and each is ultimately reliant on the other for secure…  

Nature for Water - Nature for Life

This publication highlights the importance of safeguarding nature in order to secure water-related services, and to achieve the SDGs.  

International Financial Policies and 2030 Agenda Must be More Aligned to Mobilise Financing and Reduce Systemic Risks, says UNDP Administrator at G20 Finance Meeting

“Economic growth, macroeconomic and financial stability are a means to an end, namely advancing sustainable development of nations and leaving no one behind,” said Achim Steiner during the meeting of…  

Why forests should take centre stage during the water decade

International Day of Forests celebrates the many ways in which forests sustain and protect us. The following day is World Water Day, where we explore global water challenges and solutions.  

Nature-Based Solutions for Water

This report demonstrates how nature‐based solutions offer a vital means to address many of the world’s water challenges while delivering benefits vital to all aspects of sustainable development.  

Youth are the future of climate resilience

When the vulnerability of small island countries to climate change is reported in international media, it is often accompanied by images of houses and roads inundated with seawater, families standing…  

Let’s talk about artificial intelligence

Unless you have been living under a rock, you are bound to have heard either how AI will be the end of all humanity or the solution to its biggest challenges. After decades of hype, artificial…  

UNDP Thematic Trust Funds - 2016 Annual Report

Report highlights approaches and results achieved in addressing development challenges at local, national, regional and global levels under the UNDP Thematic Trust Funds.  

In eastern Ukraine, a platform for recovery

The violence in eastern Ukraine has caused total disruption, killing 10,000 people and displacing a further 1.6 million. It has also struck the heart of the economy.  

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