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Global Policy Network

GPN is the engine for thought leadership, UNDP’s programmatic work and a vital delivery mechanism of our integrator function.  


Building Coastal Resilience through Innovation

Insurance and infrastructure generally rank toward the very bottom of the list of fun and interesting things people like talking about. Beaches and coral reefs, on the other hand, are more engaging…  


Financing the response to climate change - we all need to play our part.

“Climate change is the defining issue of our time – and we are at a defining moment…this is the absolute priority.” UN Secretary General  


How can we ensure environmental integrity for green bonds?

Lately, much attention has been directed towards green bonds and how these instruments can ease the challenge of funding countries’ climate action plans.  


Get down to work

Hurricane Isidore hit the west coast of Mexico in 2002. Locally driven recovery efforts now blossom into resilient climate action in Mexico  


From 'the merchant of Venice' to our time - Climate insurance tales

Testing accessible and affordable crop insurance for poor farmers, who are vulnerable to climate change effects in the Philippines  


Innovative finance for the Maldives’ sustainable development

Graduating to middle-income status in 2011, how can the Maldives source its SDG finance? Islamic finance, blended finance and blue economy provide an opportunity  


Accelerating NDC implementation with new partnerships

Required investments for climate actions far exceed those committed by developed countries to developing countries and require significant levels of private finance  


Blended Finance in the LDCs

Launch of the report “Blended Finance in the Least Developed Countries”   


Finance, partnerships and innovation: Large ocean states pave the way to the 2030 Agenda

The recent review of the Samoa Pathway unraveled exciting partnerships, innovative finance mechanism and stronger collaboration  

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