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From holidays to homecoming

Moldova emigration in search of work is ranked 11th highest globally. Eco-tourism helps create jobs and reunite families  


The SDGs are what the world needs. Will they be what the world gets?

The 2030 Agenda is the only common framework that governments, international organizations, civil society and local authorities have to coordinate planning, financing and on-the-ground development,…  


The 2030 Agenda in Action – What does it mean?

This explainer leaflet shows ‘what is new’ about the SDGs, what moving away from ‘business as usual’ of doing development implies and how UNDP is helping countries to make the 2030 Agenda a reality.  


5 things you need to know about the 2030 Agenda

The 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals is often called a radical plan for humanity and a new way of ‘doing’ development. But what do we mean by that?  


Resilience in the eye of the storm

In prone to natural disasters Jeffrey Town, Jamaica farmers find income-generating opportunities in sustainable agriculture practices, while working to promote disaster risk reduction.  


Under the Malian sun

In 300 villages across Mali, solar panels are now generating electricity for lights, cookers, water pumps and more. They are also powering community health centres and other essential services.  


New house, new life -towards an energy efficient future

92 buildings across Belarus have been insulated to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.  


Armenian kindergartens light the way

When kindergarten N 160 in the north-eastern district of Kanaker-Zeytun in Yerevan, Armenia re-opened its doors in December 2017, it had been fully renovated to improve energy efficiency, reduce its…  


Stopping the leak, boosting the SDGs

Tal Abbas El Gharbi — a village situated in Lebanon’s north-western corner — is thirsty. Like the majority of Lebanon’s rural areas, Tal Abbas is highly dependent on farming as its primary source of…  

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