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Frugal innovation offers an opportunity to democratize electricity

How a remote Vanuatu island is revolutionizing solar energy.  


Em[powered] island communities lead energy innovation

In many island countries, only a small percentage of electricity comes from renewable sources. A look at three nations that are changing that.  


Powering change in Vanuatu

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


Hydro power boosts development in the DR Congo

Rural electrification helps tackle instability and provides livelihoods  


No development without safety for all

How the SDGs address violence against women.  


"Now that we own our land we can protect it."

Working on climate change with the Hadzabe people of northern Tanzania, one of the world's oldest communities.  


Taking the risk out of investing in wind power

In Belarus, UNDP smooths out some of the complexities of building wind farms.  


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

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


Global Goals Week

This year’s Global Goals Week is the biggest one yet, with more than 80 partners and dozens of events uniting people from all walks of life around a common mission: a sustainable future for everyone.  


New Climate Investment Platform Targets Increase in Flow of Capital to Clean Energy Projects

In response to country needs to mobilize low-carbon, climate-resilient investments, a new global public good announced today will aim to increase the flow of capital in developing countries to meet…  

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