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Fast-Tracking the SDGs: Driving Asia-Pacific Transformations

This report explores six transformative entry points that can help the region achieve the SDGs, including in the context of efforts to respond to the pandemic. It highlights strategies deployed in…  


Mounting a digital defence in the fight against coronavirus

A look at the way technology can meet the many challenges thrown up by a global pandemic.  


What's happening to the middle class in Eastern Europe?

A look at the trends in income disparity since the fall of the Berlin Wall.  


The women who want to be free

Widening educational and employment opportunities for Afghan women.  


Thinking outside the (Climate) Box

Helping young leaders to take climate action.  


Sound Chemicals and Waste Management for Sustainable Development

This brochure highlights the results, lessons learned, and human impact from selected GEF-funded UNDP projects to implement the Stockholm Convention on POPs.  


Reclaiming the sands of a dead sea

Cleaning up an environmental catastrophe after decades of misuse.  


Caribbean can only 'build back better' with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a more Climate-Resilient Community ” mobilised a broad…  


Middle class in Eastern Europe and Central Asia tripled in size since 2001

The middle class in Eastern Europe and Central Asia swelled from about 33 million people in 2001 to 90 million in 2013, a UNDP study says.  


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