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UNDP Climate Security Nexus and Prevention of Violent Extremism

This policy brief explores initial lessons learnt from a climate security perspective of efforts to prevent violent extremism in politically and environmentally fragile contexts affected by climate…  


Derisking Renewable Energy Investment

DREI introduces an innovative framework to assist policymakers in to cost-effectively promote investment in renewable energy.  


Secondary impact modelling; long term learning from COVID-19

Using data to help countries plan, respond, and reduce risk.  


Scaling up Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

Statement delivered by Haoliang Xu at the first Strategic Advisory Committee meeting to scale-up climate change adaptation in Africa via the 'Africa Adaptation Initiative'.  


World Leaders Pledge at the ‘Nature for Life Hub’ ahead of UN Biodiversity Summit

More than 20 Heads of State and Government and 6 Ministers committed to a Leaders Pledge for Nature at the Nature for Life Hub, Day 3 — the Global Ambition Day. With signatories from five nations…  


Celebrity advocates Connie Britton, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Yemi Alade call for green and gender-equal COVID-19 recovery during UN General Assembly week

The three UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors joined the SDG Action Zone during the 75th UN General Assembly to share personal experiences during the pandemic and talk climate, inequality, and the challenges of…  


Good Growth Partnership: Year Three Highlights from 2020

The Good Growth Partnership convenes a wide range of stakeholders and initiatives throughout soy, beef and palm oil supply chains to reduce deforestation and enable sustainable…  


New UN Multi-Partner Trust Fund for Coral Reefs

A new, first of its kind fund to protect coral reefs was officially launched today on the sidelines of the 75th Session of the UN General Assembly, with a coalition of partners convening to mobilise…  


The far-reaching falllout of COVID-19

At this year's Photoville exhibit in New York City, UNDP showcases the work of eight leading photographers as they document the effects of a pandemic.  


Recovery in Beirut will focus on the most vulnerable

UNDP report assesses needs and charts a way forward.  

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