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Responding to the Challenge of Non-Communicable Diseases

This issue brief provides policy makers with information on how UNDP is responding to the challenge of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).  


Persistent organic pollutants (POPs)

Since 2004, UNDP has been assisting countries in their efforts to sustainably manage the use, disposal, and destruction of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), working with private sector partners…  


Food and agricultural commodities systems

UNDP addresses the Global Food and Agricultural Commodities Systems (FACS) and has identified transformative pathways towards engendering system change.  


Reshaping Global Value

This paper proposes a framework for stakeholders, businesses and policy makers in government to understand how megatrends are disrupting the way global value is created and distributed through global…  


UNDP, Germany, UK and Insurance Development Forum announce commitments to increase insurance protection in climate-exposed countries in line with the InsuResilience Vision 2025 goals

UN, Germany, the U.K. and the insurance industry today announced a series of coordinated commitments aimed at increasing climate change resilience for the most vulnerable countries, on the eve of the…  


New Climate Investment Platform Targets Increase in Flow of Capital to Clean Energy Projects

In response to country needs to mobilize low-carbon, climate-resilient investments, a new global public good announced today will aim to increase the flow of capital in developing countries to meet…  


Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau travels to the Amazon with UNDP to discover the real story behind the fires

Game of Thrones star and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has just returned from a fact-finding journey to Peru, where he traveled deep into the jungles of the Amazon with the UN agency…  


Nature’s Climate Hub events at the UN Climate Week

At what might be the most high-profile summit on climate change since the 2015 UN conference that led to the Paris Agreement, nature will play a central role as a lead theme and one of the key six…  


Vulnerable developing countries lead world on climate ambition: UN report

Developing countries are leading the world in responding to climate change, according to a new report launched today which calls for bold, urgent action to limit the impacts of global warming.  


Ambition. Acceleration. Mobilization

UNDP is pleased to invite you and your guests to our flagship event showcasing how the world can take swift and meaningful action on climate change and how UNDP is delivering on its commitment to…  

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