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Equator Prize highlights indigenous and local solutions at UN Nature Summit

This year’s Equator Prize Award Ceremony will honor 10 outstanding indigenous and local groups from 10 countries, each showcasing innovative, nature-based solutions for tackling biodiversity, climate…  

Urban Development and Future Cities: Towards Building Back a Better Post COVID-19 Kuwait

Statement Delivered by Haoliang Xu at the #UN75 Talks Urban Development and Future Cities: Towards Building Back a Better Post COVID-19 Kuwait  

Elections: A first step towards democracy

Ensuring greater citizen participation to guarantee more inclusive elections in the world is one of the aspirations of the partnership that has been uniting UNDP and the European Union for the last 15…  

Foreign Direct Investment And Growth In Fragile And Conflict Affected Countries

This study looks at the relationships between foreign direct investment (FDI), growth, natural resources, and UN peacekeeping operations (PKOs) in fragile and conflict-affected countries (FCAs).  

UN Day for South-South Cooperation

This event offers us an opportunity to highlight the inherent power of South-South and triangular cooperation to help countries respond decisively to global challenges like COVID-19 -- and to advance…  

Integrating Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption in Socio-Economic Impact Analyses

This guidance note provides a practical methodology, including checklist questions, on how to integrate transparency, accountability and anti-corruption in social and economic needs assessment and…  

Cutting-edge thinkers, leaders, practitioners join virtual space to showcase nature-based solutions

To coincide with the 75th UN General Assembly, and leading up to the UN Biodiversity Summit, UNDP, UNEP, CBD and partners are creating a four-day Nature for Life Hub — a virtual space where global and…  

COVID-19 will widen poverty gap between women and men, new UN Women and UNDP data shows

The pandemic will push 47 million more women and girls below the poverty line, reversing decades of progress to eradicate extreme poverty  

COVID-19: PwC partners with UN Development Programme on private sector strategies for pandemic recovery

UNDP and firms from global professional services network PwC will join forces on private sector and finance strategies to help with the socio-economic recovery following COVID-19.  

Mobilizing Insurance Investment in Sustainable Infrastructure

This report breaks down the technical, regulatory, and financing challenges insurers face in scaling investment into low-carbon and climate-resilient infrastructure and offers solutions and insights…  

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