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Digital sprints; new and faster ways of creating ideas

The world is changing fast and UNDP must adapt and change with it.  


World Wildlife Day highlights the importance of 'biodiversity super year'

World Wildlife Day is celebrated this year under the theme 'Sustaining all Life on Earth', highlighting the unique place of wild fauna and flora as essential components of the world’s biodiversity, as…  


Let's make sustainability a fashion statement

Fashion has become more affordable, and we have more of it. But the actual costs are much higher, and much more devastating than we realize.  


Facing complex challenges in Uruguay

Exploring integrated approaches that are better aligned with development needs.  


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.  


Discovering viable alternatives to plastic straws

Cambodia's Accelerator Lab is on the hunt for a non-polluting alternative.  


Call for Nominations for Equator Prize 2020

The UNDP-led Equator Initiative announces a global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2020. This worldwide outreach effort aims to identify exceptional local solutions for climate, people, and…  


Wildlife films to animate the 'biodiversity super year'

The Secretariats of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the Convention on Biological Diversity, the United Nations Development Programme…  


No development without safety for all

How the SDGs address violence against women.  


Urbanizing Africa; avoiding pitfalls and embracing opportunities

Planning for a future where 1.2 billion Africans live in cities.  

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