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The climate knows no boundaries

I want to share with you a memory from my childhood: it’s sometime in the 1970s, and although the adults are all worried about the energy crisis, for me the world feels in order.  


Voices with identity

Deyanira Mishari has an unusual job for an indigenous Peruvian woman—she’s Head of the San Matias-San Carlos Protection Forest.  


"Where my carpet is, there is my house."

UNDP support encourages an ancient and revered tradition to thrive in Azerbaijan.  


Call for nominations: Equator Prize 2019

The UNDP-led Equator Initiative announces its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2019.  


Towards a more sustainable and inclusive global economy

Reflecting on ten years of Business Call to Action's mission to promote inclusive and sustainable businesses.  


10 things to know about indigenous peoples

This year we celebrate the International Year of Indigenous Languages, and the contributions of indigenous people to global culture.  


How the digital finance revolution can drive sustainable development

What do the SDGs and the digitalization of the world's financial systems have in common? More than you might think.  


A fair deal for Ecuadorian cacao farmers

Farmers will benefit from an innovative programme to develop the world’s first blockchain shared-value chocolate.  


New ways of thinking about climate change

The impact of humans on our planet is now so large that many scientists are declaring a new phase of history.  


Small grants, big results

Celebrating 25 years of partnerships that foster biodiversity in Belize.  

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