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Acclaimed artist Olafur Eliasson named UNDP Goodwill Ambassador

UNDP today appointed critically acclaimed artist and climate activist Olafur Eliasson as its newest Goodwill Ambassador for climate action and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)  


Defending the coast

Liberia scales up efforts to protect coastal communities from rising seas  


Preventing the next disaster

Coastal communities across 18 countries in the Asia-Pacific region raise preparedness awareness and practice drills  


Caribbean leaders launch ambitious plan to create the world’s first “climate-smart zone”

UNDP announced its support to Caribbean leaders gathered today during the launch of a new public-private coalition to create the world's first "climate-smart zone" to support the parts of the region…  


Samoa kicks off climate adaptation project to benefit 1 in 3 citizens facing flood risk

The Government of Samoa, with the support of UNDP and Green Climate Fund, has launched a new climate change adaptation project that will benefit nearly 30 percent of the population. Led by the…  


Now is the time to help Irma-affected people get back on their feet, UNDP

The most powerful hurricane ever recorded over the Atlantic Ocean has battered several Caribbean islands, leaving Barbuda and St. Martins near “uninhabitable”, according to national authorities.…  


Preparedness and early warning

Early warning and preparedness systems have the potential to significantly reduce the loss of life and livelihoods from disasters, simultaneously building resilience and supporting the achievement of…  


Preparedness and early warning

Early warning and preparedness systems have the potential to significantly reduce the loss of life and livelihoods from disasters, simultaneously building resilience and supporting the achievement of…  


Disaster risk reduction

UNDP’s disaster risk reduction efforts aim to risk-inform development in line with the goals and targets of the SDGS and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.  


[redirect] Climate and disaster resilience

To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and eradicate poverty and inequality, tackling the dual threats of climate change and disasters is essential.  

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