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Call for Online Volunteers: Join the 'Young Environmental Journalists'

The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (Naturvårdsverket), UNDP, and UN Volunteers (UNV) launch the second phase of the ‘Young Environmental Journalists’ campaign, to address environmental and…  


Treating the forest like family

In Armenia, potecting an important source of water and biodiversity.  


Drought, rising temperatures, and extreme weather pose risks to Lesotho

How a mountain kingdom is adapting to a changing reality.  


2020 Human Development Report to focus on meeting people’s aspirations in balance with the planet

COVID-19 and its unprecedented effects on human development are a wake-up call to the potential consequences for people’s wellbeing from the relentless pressure we are placing on nature and the…  


Gender lens essential to addressing linked climate change and security crises, urges joint UN report

A new report – Gender, Climate & Security: Sustaining Inclusive Peace on the Frontlines of Climate Change – by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), UN Women, the UN Development Programme (UNDP), and…  


Gender, Climate and Security

Grounded in a series of case studies from research and programming experience, this report offers a comprehensive framework for understanding how gender, climate and security are inextricably linked.  


The ocean and COVID-19

As we celebrate World Ocean Day, it is timely to reflect on the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.  


Transforming food and agriculture

Creating food security while fighting climate change.  


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.  


Position Note on Economic Aspects of Climate Change

This position note explains the need to align macro-level and micro-level policies to avoid massive climate change and explores specific policy instruments to do so. It stresses that a globally stable…  

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