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UNDP powers health clinics in Chad

Solar panels enable better care and healthier communities.  


Global institutions unite for a green and fair COVID recovery

On World Environment Day, 5th June 2020, global institutions working on development, labour and environment have united around key actions for spurring a green, just and transformative recovery.  


The growing urgency of shifting to a low carbon economy

As we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we must also heed the warnings of our warming world. The imperative to change our societies in ways compatible with the boundaries our planet has set.  


Solar mini-grid projects in Bangladesh

A joint initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) at the Ministry of…  


How clean energy can power a COVID-19 recovery

As nations prepare for the aftermath, there is a tremendous opportunity for a global reset. Ambitious green stimulus plans will help countries restore their economies.  


Economic growth without climate action is no longer feasible

How bold climate action will improve COVID-19 economic recovery.  


In Tanzania, electricity and clean water comes from a box

Off Grid Boxes provide new opportunities in rural communities.  


Light, life, and peace in Libya

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


Encouraging Household Electricity Conservation in Chisinau, Moldova

The collaborators developed and tested two behaviorally informed letters that encouraged households in Chisinau to save electricity.  


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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