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Decade of Action

UNDP is joining the SDG Decade of Action, a worldwide push to ensure all nations meet the 17 goals to end poverty, protect Earth and ensure everybody enjoys peace and prosperity.  


2019's top multimedia stories and blogs

Looking back on our most-read content.  


Nurturing the next generation of sustainable leaders

Two programmes that are addressing some of the challenges we face in achieving the ambitious targets of the 2030 Agenda.  


UNDP and FAO partner on agriculture and land-use planning to support developing countries in accelerating ambition on climate actions

The Government of Germany announced a €20 million trust fund for a joint collaboration between UNDP and the FAO that will support developing countries in building more effective agriculture and…  


Bearing witness to the scale of the climate crisis

In August 2019, I took part in a unique and tragic ceremony to mark the passing of the 700-year-old glacier Ok, northeast of Reykjavik, Iceland  


UNDP and IRENA poised to support breakthroughs on renewables

Nations around the world can make breakthroughs on the shift to renewable energy, UNDP and the International Renewable Energy Agency said, adding that such a move would drastically cut emissions and…  


Em[powered] island communities lead energy innovation

In many island countries, only a small percentage of electricity comes from renewable sources. A look at three nations that are changing that.  


What’s COP25 all about?

Government representatives, experts, youth, activists, and private sector actors from around the world are gathering this week at the annual UN climate change conference, or COP25, to work toward…  


Powering change in Vanuatu

A tiny South Pacific island gets a new lease on life with solar energy.  


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).  

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