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Em[powered] island communities lead energy innovation

In many island countries, only a small percentage of electricity comes from renewable sources. A look at three nations that are changing that.  


'Tis the season to green your celebrations

Five ideas for how to make your holiday gatherings greener.  


Powering change in Vanuatu

A tiny South Pacific island gets a new lease on life with solar energy.  


No development without safety for all

How the SDGs address violence against women.  


Four ways to act NOW

Ending gender violence is a human rights imperative and critical to achieving the 2030 Agenda.  


"Now that we own our land we can protect it."

Working on climate change with the Hadzabe people of northern Tanzania, one of the world's oldest communities.  


Taking the risk out of investing in wind power

In Belarus, UNDP smooths out some of the complexities of building wind farms.  


Gathering "all of Iraq" to understand peace

Iraqi students design activities for people from various backgrounds to exchange ideas about peace.  


Groundbreaking data tackles child malnutrition in Honduras

Taking a comprehensive look at a complex issue rooted in social, economic and environmental factors.  


What are NDCs and why are they important?

Helping countries reach their Paris Agreement commitments.  

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