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The growing urgency of shifting to a low carbon economy

As we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we must also heed the warnings of our warming world. The imperative to change our societies in ways compatible with the boundaries our planet has set.  


How clean energy can power a COVID-19 recovery

As nations prepare for the aftermath, there is a tremendous opportunity for a global reset. Ambitious green stimulus plans will help countries restore their economies.  


UNDP support for coronavirus-affected countries goes beyond health

The Global Humanitarian Response Plan addresses the deterioration of human rights, social cohesion, livelihoods and protecting the most vulnerable.  


Recycling waste and creating opportunities for women

For a community in Jordan a new recycling centre represents more than just work.  


Light, life, and peace in Libya

The recent Berlin Summit has opened a new window of opportunity to build a peaceful and inclusive state.  


Facing complex challenges in Uruguay

Exploring integrated approaches that are better aligned with development needs.  


Chocolates for the future

A chocolate-making workshop teaches vital skills to young Bolivians.  


How small states can benefit from innovation

Notes from the Singapore government-hosted 9th Forum of Small States Fellowship.  


Mission 1.5 a game-changer

UNDP is responding to the most pressing issue we face as a species with what we hope will be the largest-ever global survey on climate change.  


Reviving the Paraguay river

Protecting the biodiversity of the Banco San Miguel and Bahía de Asunción Ecological Reserve.  

UNDP Around the world