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Young people are key to preventing violent extremism, says new UNDP report

New report underscores the need for systematic participation of young people in decision-making and governance to prevent and respond to violent extremism.  


2030 Agenda - Prosperity: ensure all human beings can enjoy prosperous and fulfilling lives and that economic, social and technological progress occurs in harmony with nature.  


2030 Agenda - Planet: protect the planet from degradation, through sustainable consumption and production, sustainably managing natural resources and taking urgent action on climate change.  

Groundbreaking new report underscores need for transformational change to safeguard life on earth

The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services launched a groundbreaking report today showing an alarming decline in nature and its vital contributions to…  

Sound Chemicals and Waste Management for Sustainable Development

This brochure highlights the results, lessons learned, and human impact from selected GEF-funded UNDP projects to implement the Stockholm Convention on POPs.  

Financing across sectors for sustainable development

This note describes an innovative financing solution offering a more efficient way to budget for high-value/impact interventions that deliver benefits across multiple sectors, SDGs and SDG targets…  

International Mine Awareness Day

Statement delivered by UN ASG and Director of UNDP's Crisis Bureau Asako Okai on Mine Awareness Day, UN , New York  

Overcoming War Legacies, Endeavour for Peace and Sustainable Development

Statement Delivered by Asako Okai, UN ASG and Director of UNDP's Crisis Bureau at the side event- 'Vietnam: Overcoming War Legacies, Endeavour for Peace and Sustainable Development', United Nations,…  

New push to save Zambia's forests

Zambia’s deforestation rate is alarmingly high. It is one of the most forested countries in Africa but it's among the top 10 greenhouse gas emitting countries as a result of deforestation and…  

The 43rd Annual UNIS-UN Conference

The 43rd Annual UNIS-UN Conference. Theme: Ripple Effect: The Water Crisis  

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