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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.  


Rethinking the food we eat

How the COVID-19 pandemic can change food supply for the better.  


Mainstreaming Gender into ABS Value Chains - Gender Toolkit

The UNDP-GEF Global Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Project's gender toolkit helps ABS professionals in the design of gender-responsive interventions to accelerate gender equality and women's…  


Protecting young startups during COVID-19

Seventy two percent of young people think corruption is holding back their country.  


Coming out of coronavirus with more compassion and resilience

Lessons and opportunities for India.  


Global institutions unite for a green and fair COVID recovery

On World Environment Day, 5th June 2020, global institutions working on development, labour and environment have united around key actions for spurring a green, just and transformative recovery.  


Equator Prize winners inspire indigenous and innovative ways of coexisting with nature

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and partners announce the winners of the 11th Equator Prize to recognize 10 local and indigenous communities from across the world. The winning organizations…  


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.  


The "land between two rivers" adapts to its most recent challenge

Iraq has struggled with many challenges in recent decades; the emergence of a pandemic has added a new layer of complexity to its recovery.  

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