Sustainable Development

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  • Sustainable Development Goals BookletSustainable Development Goals BookletSep 28, 2015This booklet provides a brief introduction to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to end poverty and hunger by 2030. World leaders, recognizing the con- nection between people and planet, have set goals for the land, the oceans and the waterways. <br /><br /> That future is one where everybody has enough food, and can work, and where living on less than $1.25 a day is a thing of the past. UNDP is proud to be a leader in this global movement.

  • MDG Gap Task Force ReportSep 18, 2015The MDG Gap Task Force was created by the Secretary-General of the United Nations in May 2007 to improve monitoring of the global commitments contained in MDG 8, the Global Partnership for Development. An annual report of the MDG Gap Task Force is published in September. UNDP partners in this annual monitoring effort.

  • Community Based Resilience AnalysisCommunity Based Resilience AnalysisSep 17, 2015

  • Integrating Gender in Disaster Management in Small Island Developing States: A GuideSep 17, 2015

  • GEPMI - Global Gender Economic Policy Management InitiativeGEPMI - Global Gender Economic Policy Management InitiativeSep 17, 2015

  • Gender and Climate Change - Asia and the PacificSep 17, 2015Adaptation

  • The Social Protection Floor and Gender EqualitySep 17, 2015

  • Renewable Energy for Parliamentarians: a How-To GuideRenewable Energy for Parliamentarians: a How-To GuideSep 17, 2015

  • Leveraging Change for Better Lives: UNDP in Asia and the PacificLeveraging Change for Better Lives: UNDP in Asia and the PacificSep 17, 2015Asia and the Pacific’s unparalleled economic performance overall in the past decade has resulted in dramatically decreased levels in poverty. Already, the region has reached the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving poverty by 2015. Eight countries of the region have moved from low-income to middle-income between 2000 and 2011.

  • Jamaica Debt ExchangeJamaica Debt ExchangeSep 17, 2015

  • MDG Poster BookMDG Poster BookSep 17, 2015

  • Africa-Asia Drought Risk Management Peer Assistance Network: Monthly NewslettersSep 1, 2015This monthly newsletter aims to keep the practitioners and decision-makers engaged in different aspects of drought risk management (DRM) at local, national, regional and broader levels in the loop on the enormous volume of news and information emerging on DRM especially in Africa and Asia.

  • UNDP Innovation FacilityUNDP Innovation FacilityAug 14, 2015in 2014 UNDP launched the Innovation Facility, a dedicated funding mechanism that nurtures promising development interventions on the ground. A diverse global team based in Addis Ababa, Amman, Bangkok, Istanbul, New York and Panama scans the horizon to identify promising approaches and technologies used by the private and public sector.

  • Towards Green and Inclusive ProsperityTowards Green and Inclusive ProsperityAug 13, 2015This report contributes new insights into the growing body of literature on inclusive green economy approaches as a key means for eradicating poverty and advancing the evolving post-2015 sustainable development agenda.

  • Indonesia Palm Oil Platform Newsletter June 2015Indonesia Palm Oil Platform Newsletter June 2015Jul 31, 2015The Indonesia Palm Oil Platform (InPOP) was set up in October 2014 by the Ministry of Agriculture to promote sustainability in the national palm oil supply chain. InPOP provides an open and transparent forum for all palm oil sector stakeholders - the government, the private sector, farmer communities, financial institutions and civil society - to agree and act on a common agenda that will maximise palm oil productivity (especially for smallholders) while mitigating the negative environemnt impacts. The first Newsletter was published in June 2015 to present the preliminary outcomes of the discussions of the four Working Groups laucnhed by the platform focusing on: smallholder capacity, the environment, governance and the Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) scheme.

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