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Stimulating investment in African economies

Helping countries to benefit from their rich genetic and biological resources.  


Integrating disaster and climate risk into the SDGs

As our planet becomes more vulnerable to climate change and disasters, we need a new way of thinking about risk and how to factor it into the development process.  


Game of Thrones star and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau visits Rwanda 25 years after genocide against the Tutsi

Game of Thrones star and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau had an unexpected revelation when he traveled to Rwanda.  


Helping the global south to help itself

More than 1,000 representatives of government, the private sector, and civil society are meeting in Argentina for the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation.  


UNDP Innovation Facility Year in Review

UNDP Innovation Facility case studies from over 25 countries on how innovation can make development more impactful.  


'Connekting' youth to skills and jobs

Though scarred and decimated by the horrific 1994 genocide, Rwanda today is an example of how rapid post-war reconstruction can create new economic opportunities. But Rwanda’s main industry exporting…  


The only way to reduce risk is to understand it

As climate change continues to exacerbate the impact of natural hazards, the importance of valuable and contextually appropriate risk information cannot be overstated. According to Swiss Re’s…  


Valuing biodiversity and achieving national SDG targets

Biodiversity is much more than a list of species of microbes, fauna and flora, it is the colourful image we have of our landscapes, the inspiration for our spiritual and cultural heritage, the…  



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