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New partnership with GCF to support 3.7m Sudanese with water and food security

Government of Sudan, Green Climate Fund, UNDP sign grant to support 3.7m people with climate-resilient water and food security.  


Virtual Equator Prize Ceremony announced

This year’s Equator Prize Award Ceremony – themed “Nature for Life” – will honour ten outstanding Indigenous and local groups from across the world. Each winner showcases innovative, nature-based…  


Building back greener in Africa

African leaders highlight the opportunity for a triple dividend; reduced risk, increased resilience, and strengthened recovery.  


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…  


Coronavirus vs. inequality

How we’ll pay vastly different costs for the COVID-19 pandemic.  


For a lack of soap and clean water, disease flourishes

A call for leaders everywhere to provide safe water, sanitation and hygiene to all.  


How women help strengthen health systems

Good healthcare waste management practices enable the fight against COVID-19 in Africa  


In Tanzania, electricity and clean water comes from a box

Off Grid Boxes provide new opportunities in rural communities.  


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.  


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.  

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