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UNDP launches Ocean Innovation Challenge

UNDP launches a new call to action— Ocean Innovation Challenge (OIC) to accelerate progress on SDG 14 targets. The OIC seeks innovations that are transferable, replicable and scalable. The Challenge…  


New UNDP–Sweden partnership

Sweden and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have entered a US$40 million partnership over four years to strengthen work on environment and climate change as part of broader efforts to…  


Powering change in Vanuatu

A tiny South Pacific island gets a new lease on life with solar energy.  


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.  


Protecting livelihoods and nature on Inle Lake

Changing direction on Myanmar's second largest lake, under threat from climate change and unsustainable farming.  


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.  


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.  

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