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Why does the UN focus on climate-related security risks?

Climate-related disasters and extensive conflicts are on the rise and they affect human security and sustainable development.  


Closing the green finance gap

Climate finance has emerged as one of the greatest opportunities for Arab states to meet the Sustainable Development Goals.  


Talking about climate change: walking the line between hope and despair

How does the UN talk about climate change? Balancing positive and negative news and inspiring people to act.  


A mission to save the world

Now more than ever, global collaboration is essential to tackling the challenges we face to secure a sustainable future.  


New ways of thinking about climate change

The impact of humans on our planet is now so large that many scientists are declaring a new phase of history.  


"We are now part of the global village."

Cutting edge technology enables a solar-powered police training facility to serve the community.  


Our top stories from 2018

From innovation, to AI, to plain old repurposing, UNDP in 2018 showcased the many ways in which we're leading the charge towards a sustainable future.  


Solar for Health

Five ways solar power can make universal healthcare a reality.  


Ghana boosts farming productivity

For Iddrisu, a farmer in Northern Ghana who had to walk 12 km daily just to get to his farm, solar-powered irrigation is a game changer.  


Exceeding expectations in Katowice

When ministers concluded negotiations on Sunday morning, 30 hours beyond the allotted time frame, a final deal on climate action at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 24) in Katowice,…  

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