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ADB and UNDP signed an agreement to support UNDP ImpactAim Accelerator

ADB Country Director Shane Rosenthal and UNDP Resident Representative Dmitri Mariyasin signed an agreement to support UNDP ImpactAim Accelerator. Under the agreement, the ADB Ventures Facility TA will…  


Global Policy Network

GPN is the engine for thought leadership, UNDP’s programmatic work and a vital delivery mechanism of our integrator function.  


Italy Prime Minister Conte Opens Africa Centre for Climate and Sustainable Development in Rome

This Centre will provide a fast-track, demand-driven mechanism for African countries to access grant resources that support policies, initiatives, and best practices on climate change, food security,…  


Remarks to the Security Council

Open debate on the maintenance of international peace and security: addressing the impacts of climate related disasters on international peace and security  


Prosper under the sun

Faced with the ever-increasing global demand for renewable energy, two Andean communities in Peru use solar energy to develop sustainable businesses  


We are all Dukdukdiya: Humming bird with one drop of water at a time

There is a Quechan fable about a hummingbird named Dukdukdiya. During a fierce forest fire, while all other animals stood in stunned fear, Dukdukdiya alone took action by repeatedly carrying a single…  


Clearing the rubble and finding purpose

UNDP's Cash for Work programme provides income and support to an Indonesian village ravaged by disaster.  


Climate Change and the Rise of Poverty

Today over 2 billion people - one third of the global population - are poor or near-poor and face persistent threats to their livelihoods, including from climate change.  


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,…  


Realizing the African dream

UNDP supports 216 active climate change adaptation projects in 45 countries in Africa. Our story takes a look at 15 years of results.  

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