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Why aren't fish coming back?

Renown author Mark Kurlansky reflects on why, despite regulation, fish populations continue to decline.  


ADB and UNDP signed an agreement to support UNDP ImpactAim Accelerator

ADB Country Director Shane Rosenthal and UNDP Resident Representative Dmitri Mariyasin signed an agreement to support UNDP ImpactAim Accelerator. Under the agreement, the ADB Ventures Facility TA will…  


Changing minds about domestic violence

With support from the UNDP Innovation Facility, Georgia is testing news ways of tackling violence against women.  


Allowing ‘The Lungs of Europe’ to breathe again

Belarus's '10-year challenge' shows a stunning comeback for the country's ancient wetlands.  


Reclaiming the sands of a dead sea

Cleaning up an environmental catastrophe after decades of misuse.  


Time to radically change the status quo

One out of three women experience physical and/or sexual violence at some point in their lives. Can innovation change the status quo?  


Why I became a disaster expert

30 years ago, a powerful earthquake ripped through Armenia, leaving 25,000 dead and 500,000 homeless. Our disaster expert Armen Grigoryan recalls the tragedy that changed the course of his life.  


Day of Persons with Disabilities

Administrator’s Statement on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities - 3 December  


2018 Adam Smith Prize Awarded to UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner

Guided by the maxim “People will do anything for money, even the right thing”, the German Forum Ökologisch-Soziale Marktwirtschaft - FOES - awards the Adam Smith Prize for Environmental Economic…  


From holidays to homecoming

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

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