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How can we all hear that the world is on fire?

How UNDP's Green Commodities Programme builds safe spaces to tackle climate change.  


Five plans for carbon neutrality

A look at those taking the lead in setting bold goals to curb climate change.  


How data can protect wildlife

Celebrating a year of successes with the UN Biodiversity Lab.  


In Costa Rica, women find new strength as business leaders

Costa Rica is leading the world in the protection of its oceans and sea life, and women are becoming more involved in sustainably managing its fisheries.  


Changing tactics in the war on drugs

UNDP backs a new approach to the war on drugs, based on human rights and evidence of what works.  


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.  


Protecting the fish that swim in sunlight

Twelve years ago, in a restaurant in Puntarenas on the pacific coast of Costa Rica, a group of long line fishermen sat down to eat with three UNDP conservation specialists.  


Opening speech at the X Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Partnerships for the reduction of structural inequalities under the framework of the SDGs  


El Niño in LAC: building capacities in disaster risk management and recovery

The 2014-2016 El Niño is considered one of the strongest in the course of the last decades. UNDP has monitored the impact of El Niño in the region and promoted actions to strengthen countries'…  


Pineapples on the path to sustainability

With support from UNDP, Costa Rica has introduced an action plan to foster production and trade that is responsible, fair and community-centred.  

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