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What are NDCs and why are they important?

Helping countries reach their Paris Agreement commitments.  


Endurance athlete Michael Haddad announces “North Pole Walk for Climate Action”

UNDP Goodwill Ambassador for Arab States Michael Haddad will attempt the extraordinary feat of walking 100 kilometres across the North Pole. His ambition: to focus attention on the devastating impact…  


Climate leadership in one of the most challenging corners of the world

What the Arab States are doing to create a sustainable future.  


How can we all hear that the world is on fire?

How UNDP's Green Commodities Programme builds safe spaces to tackle climate change.  


Turning the tide

Looking at new ways to bring life back to the Aral Sea.  


Saving one of the world's rarest cats

The 12 Central Asian and Himalayan countries that have committed to protecting the snow leopard designated October 23 as International Snow Leopard Day.  


40th Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee

Statement at the 40th Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee  


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…  


A UN-wide effort to leave no one behind

How the CADRI partnerhip is helping countries invest in disaster risk reduction.  


The enchanted places of Lake Titicaca

On the famed lake, the Chimu community works to make their floating community a booming tourist attraction.  

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