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The women who want to be free

Widening educational and employment opportunities for Afghan women.  


Turning the tide

Looking at new ways to bring life back to the Aral Sea.  


Thinking outside the (Climate) Box

Helping young leaders to take climate action.  


The future is female

All over the world, and in all walks of life, women are creating, designing, and innovating to make better lives.  


"Our motivation was our brother."

Two sisters use innovation to help families--including their own--living with a Down Syndrome child.  


Eurasia’s off-the-radar communities find a spotlight in new online magazine

From farmers protecting their homes close to the Aral Sea, to the rebirth of Belarus’s Jewish community, “Voyages” goes in search of under-reported tales of struggle and resolve.  


Buzzing with life

Powerful partners in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals  




Progress on eliminating ozone-depleting substances in 120 countries, UNDP report

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today released a report showcasing how 120 countries eliminated more than 67,000 tonnes of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) and over 5 billion tonnes of…  

UNDP Around the world