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South Africa’s GDP could plunge 8 percent this year because of pandemic

South Africa, with one of the world’s highest COVID-19 infection rates despite some of the toughest measures to contain the pandemic, could see overall GDP plunge nearly 8 percent this year, a new…  


Four ways to act NOW

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


Community Approaches to Sustainable Land Management and Agroecology Practices

Good practices from SGP support to community organizations to use approaches, techniques and methodologies in line with the principles of agroecology and climate-sensitive land resources management.  


Navigating the complexities of social impact bonds for the SDGs

Exploring the potential of new ways to fund sustainable development.  


What can data do for climate change?

UNEA 4 begins meeting in Kenya with the goal of making our social, political, and economic systems more sustainable.  


25th Anniversary of the Human Security concept

Keynote Speech: Reflections on the past 25 years since the Human Development Report of 1994  


UNDP Innovation Facility Year in Review

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



On World Wildlife Day UN Implores Urgent Action to End Poaching Crisis

New York – As the world marks the third World Wildlife Day under the theme “The future of wildlife is in our hands”, the United Nations announced today plans for a Global Coalition campaign to end the…  


Helen Clark: Speech at the “Wildlife and Forest Crime” event

Central Park Zoo - New York, USA  

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