May 9, 2012Fast Facts: Integrating environment into development planningIn order to preserve the full range of natural ecosystems required for human well-being, environment objectives must be embedded in policies that influence human activities, including the key productive sectors of the economy, as well as national development planning frameworks and budgets, institutions, governance, and market-based mechanisms. This ‘mainstreaming’ of environment is crucial for effective action to promote development that is sustainable and climate-resilient.
Mar 30, 2014Fast Facts: Youth Engagement, Crisis Response and ResilienceUNDP supports strengthened youth engagement in disaster preparedness, crisis response and resilience building in crisis and/or conflict contexts. Young men and women are playing an active role in rebuilding the social fabric of societies.
Mar 19, 2013Fast Facts: Environment & EnergyIf economic and population growth continues at its current rate without the introduction of new technologies and drastic changes in how resources are used, our planet will be unable to sustain the global economy. To help prevent this, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) works to identify and spread best practices, provide innovative policy advice to countries, and support projects that help people in developing nations build sustainable livelihoods.