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Mission 1.5 a game-changer

UNDP is responding to the most pressing issue we face as a species with what we hope will be the largest-ever global survey on climate change.  


Reviving the Paraguay river

Protecting the biodiversity of the Banco San Miguel and Bahía de Asunción Ecological Reserve.  


Gucci joins The Lion’s Share Fund to support wildlife conservation

Gucci, one of the world’s leading luxury fashion brands, has joined The Lion’s Share Fund, a unique initiative raising much-needed funds to tackle the crisis in nature, biodiversity and climate across…  


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.  

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