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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.  


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 Ecosystem of Private Investment in Climate Action

Private investors have a pivotal role to play in closing the multi-trillion dollar climate investment gap. Yet, the way they operate, their risk return expectations, and the way they view the threats…  


Mobilizing Insurance Investment in Sustainable Infrastructure

This report breaks down the technical, regulatory, and financing challenges insurers face in scaling investment into low-carbon and climate-resilient infrastructure and offers solutions and insights…  


‘Best of the last’ tropical forests urgently need protection - joint study by UNDP, NASA and WCS

The world’s ‘best of the last’ tropical forests are at significant risk of being lost, according to a joint paper- A policy-driven framework for conserving the best of Earth’s remaining moist tropical…  


Gender lens essential to addressing linked climate change and security crises, urges joint UN report

A new report – Gender, Climate & Security: Sustaining Inclusive Peace on the Frontlines of Climate Change – by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), UN Women, the UN Development Programme (UNDP), and…  


Gender, Climate and Security

Grounded in a series of case studies from research and programming experience, this report offers a comprehensive framework for understanding how gender, climate and security are inextricably linked.  

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