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Molding the potential of alabaster and clay

Small business grants enable Jamaican artists to expand their markets.  


Mapping the essentials for a dignified life

Looking at poverty from every angle.  


Inspiring the 'thermometer of society'

Young entrepreneurs in Burkina Faso get expert advice.  


The enchanted places of Lake Titicaca

On the famed lake, the Chimu community works to make their floating community a booming tourist attraction.  


The frightening impact of Yemen's war on children

Two new reports reveal how far back development is being pushed.  


Nigeria must lead on climate change

That climate change is the biggest threat facing humanity today is no longer in doubt.  


"Land as mother, forest as father, water as blood."

Winners of the 2019 Equator Prize honoured in New York.  


22 Equator Prize Winners Receive Prestigious Award at New York Gala Event

The 10th Equator Prize Award Ceremony honoured 22 local and indigenous communities from across the world in a gala event last evening in New York, coinciding with the UN Climate Week and the 74th…  


Future of Global Governance of Agriculture and Food System

Statement by Haoliang Xu, UN ASG and Director of UNDP's Bureau for Policy and Programme Support at the invitation of Sigrid Kaag, Minister of Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands.  


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.  

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