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"We are planting the oxygen you will breathe in the future."

Following decades of brutal conflict, projects have begun generating economic and social opportunities that help consolidate peace.  


How will COVID-19 affect the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean?

The disease outbreak, which originated in China, will be a test of the resilience of Latin American and Caribbean economies.  


Harnessing the potential of migration

Reflections on the changes in migratory patterns in Latin America and the Caribbean.  


Launch of 2019 Human Development Report

Launch of 2019 Human Development Report  


Launch of the IDDRS

Statement: Launch of the revised Integrated Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Standards (IDDRS)  


Do fragile and conflict-affected countries prioritise core government functions?

This research explores ‘core government functions’ and transitions in fragile and conflict-affected situations using the context of Colombia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sierra Leone and South Sudan as case…  


Women as Environmental Stewards - The Experience of the Small Grants Programme

This publication features women as environmental stewards in case studies about biodiversity conservation, climate change, land degradation, international waters and chemicals and waste management.  


Guardians of the forest

Improving livelihoods while protecting natural resources in Colombia.  


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.  


Indigenous rights: the pathway to a livable planet

On International Day of Forests we recognize the critical role that indigenous peoples play in managing these vital ecosystems.  

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