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Virtual Equator Prize Ceremony announced

This year’s Equator Prize Award Ceremony – themed “Nature for Life” – will honour ten outstanding Indigenous and local groups from across the world. Each winner showcases innovative, nature-based…  


"It's my bank for my children's future."

Restoring small farms and forests in Samoa.  


The Páramo is water, and water is life

In the Andean mountains, a distinctive high altitude ecosystem is an essential source of water for the people of several nations.  


A Temporary Basic Income (TBI) for Developing Countries

COVID-19 and the response to the pandemic is driving millions of informal sector and self-employed workers into poverty. This brief provides estimates of a temporary basic income for all poor and…  


Temporary Basic Income (TBI)

Unconditional emergency cash transfers can mitigate the worst immediate effects of the COVID-19 crisis on poor and near-poor households that do not currently have access to social assistance or…  


New skills for Sri Lankans recovering from conflict

UNDP programme focuses on teaching employable skills and business development.  


Building back greener in Africa

African leaders highlight the opportunity for a triple dividend; reduced risk, increased resilience, and strengthened recovery.  


COVID-19 is a call to re-write the contract between people and planet

SDG Integration is how we can make it happen.  


In a region with no COVID-19 cases, the pain is still felt

A tiny corner of the South Pacific struggles with the massive economic fallout of COVID-19.  


Half the World: The Many Faces of Social Protection

This event will highlight efforts to address the socio-economic impact of COVID-19, with a focus on protecting people, targeting the poorest and most vulnerable, and the SDGs as our compass.  

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