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A new era for clean energy in Tanzania

Solar panels replace diesel generators at United Nations House in Dar es Salaam.  


"A better world is possible!"

Two days after arriving in New York, activist Greta Thunberg leads weekly climate strike.  


Five plans for carbon neutrality

A look at those taking the lead in setting bold goals to curb climate change.  


Sahel, a region of opportunities

Harnessing potential, talent, and energy.  


Social innovators, leaders, and powerful forces for change

Throughout the Arab region UNDP’s rapidly-growing Youth Leadership Programme is helping young people to become positive change-makers.  


Boosting private investment in the SDGs

A Ugandan business survey highlights the progress and sustainable development opportunities of private investment in developing countries.  


UNDP and IRENA Join Forces to Advance Low-Carbon Energy Transition

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) announced a global partnership today to accelerate low-carbon energy transition and offer concrete…  


Green Finance Solutions for Global Goals

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Scottish-Government backed Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI), together with the New York Declaration on Forests Global Platform, gather…  


Women's work and closing the gender gap

This Mother's Day is an opportune time to reflect on the work that mothers and all women do around the world, particularly unpaid domestic chores.  


Solar panels help communities respond to drought

UNDP is working with farmers in West Africa as they adapt to the challenges of a rapidly-changing climate.  

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