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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  


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.  


Media Advisory: First Ever Investment COP Calls for Increased Private Sector Engagement for Climate Action

The two-day Investment COP will kick off on Tuesday, December 11th, 2018, at the Vienna House Easy Angelo hotel in Katowice, Poland.  


The SDGs are what the world needs. Will they be what the world gets?

The 2030 Agenda is the only common framework that governments, international organizations, civil society and local authorities have to coordinate planning, financing and on-the-ground development,…  


Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans

Integrating climate change adaptation measures into relevant national planning and budgeting processes, with a focus on the agricultural sectors.  


Immediate action is needed to step up climate adaptation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Climate change impacts in Eastern Europe and Central Asia currently cost billions of dollars in lost productivity and could keep mounting over the next few years, according to a new report released at…  

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