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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.  


Weaving past and future

How a remote Indonesian community has revived a dying tradition.  


Biodiversity Mainstreaming

UNDP works to mainstream biodiversity priorities into policy, planning and practices in sectors such as finance, agriculture, plantation forestry, mining, fisheries, infrastructure development and…  



Sustainable land management

UNDP employs a nexus approach to combatting land degradation and securing a sustainable future, promoting integrated solutions to address land degradation with climate crisis, inequality, migration…  


Food and agricultural commodities systems

UNDP addresses the Global Food and Agricultural Commodities Systems (FACS) and has identified transformative pathways towards engendering system change.  


Resilient forests

UNDP supports efforts to sustain resilient forest ecosystems to benefit local economies, protect biodiversity, and address climate change.  

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