Learn more


War and peace ... and nature

Healthy wildlife populations are an incredible asset for both local communities and national economies. Yet this rich, but fragile natural asset is in crisis due to poaching and illegal wildlife…  


New paths for eco-driving

As millennials become more and more ecologically conscious, companies around the world are looking for innovative solutions to make their vehicles more energy-efficient and promote energy efficiency…  


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…  


Celebrating optimism on Earth Day

Earth Day is celebrated on 22 April since 1970. This international day reminds us about the interdependence between natural ecosystems and human life. It is a celebration of Earth’s biodiversity and…  


Managing mining for SD

This sourcebook synthesizes available knowledge and country experiences for national and local governments whilst linking Agenda 2030 and policy coherence.  


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.  


Mexico shows opportunities for impact investment in nature

UNDP's Biodiversity Finance Initiative has partnered with the Social Venture Exchange Mexico (SVX) to explore opportunities for impact investing in nature-related projects and ventures in Mexico. The…  


Launch of National REDD+ Strategies for Ghana, Nigeria and Uganda

COP 23, Bonn, Germany  


REDD+ contribution to achieve SDGs in Asia Pacific

COP23, Bonn, Germany  


Niue to create large-scale marine protected area

The tiny Pacific island country of Niue is now in the global big leagues of marine conservation. At the Our Ocean Conference in Malta on October 5, the government of Niue announced its decision to…  

UNDP Around the world