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Half the World: The Many Faces of Social Protection

This event will highlight efforts to address the socio-economic impact of COVID-19, with a focus on protecting people, targeting the poorest and most vulnerable, and the SDGs as our compass.  


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.  


Bringing the power of global innovation to tackle COVID-19

A major global effort to identify easy, low cost coronavirus solutions for the developing world.  


Digital sprints; new and faster ways of creating ideas

The world is changing fast and UNDP must adapt and change with it.  


Let's make sustainability a fashion statement

Fashion has become more affordable, and we have more of it. But the actual costs are much higher, and much more devastating than we realize.  


How small states can benefit from innovation

Notes from the Singapore government-hosted 9th Forum of Small States Fellowship.  


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.  


Millions tap on the Global Goals App

The Samsung Global Goals app is one of the many unique ways that UNDP is reaching people where they spend their time, so that they can spend it for good  


Frugal innovation offers an opportunity to democratize electricity

How a remote Vanuatu island is revolutionizing solar energy.  


2019's top multimedia stories and blogs

Looking back on our most-read content.  

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