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Light, life, and peace in Libya

The recent Berlin Summit has opened a new window of opportunity to build a peaceful and inclusive state.  


Let's make sustainability a fashion statement

Fashion has become more affordable, and we have more of it. But the actual costs are much higher, and much more devastating than we realize.  


The pequi trees of redemption

How the Kisêdjê people of Brazil went from the brink of collapse to successful entrepreneurs.  


Investment Case for Tobacco Control in El Salvador

Through the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 2030 project, UNDP partners with the Convention Secretariat and WHO to support fifteen low- and middle-income countries to…  


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.  


New trends in mine action

More than 600 delegates are gathered in Geneva this week to discuss ways to rid the world of landmines.  


Cleaning Ulaanbaatar’s air

Mongolia's capital city has the most hazardous air on earth, and the health costs are staggering.  


Smart cities: Urban myth?

The 'Beautifying Sheger' initiative was launched to clean rivers and create public works in Addis Ababa.  


The promises and perils of digital health

The potential for technology to transform health care is tremendous but advances can threaten human rights.  


Dealing with electronic waste in developing countries

Helping Tanzania to establish systematic collection and processing of phones and tablets.  

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