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UNDP launches Ocean Innovation Challenge

UNDP launches a new call to action— Ocean Innovation Challenge (OIC) to accelerate progress on SDG 14 targets. The OIC seeks innovations that are transferable, replicable and scalable. The Challenge…  


An epic trail comes to life in the Balkans

The Via Dinarica spans seven countries, fueling a booming tourist industry and cross-cultural understanding.  


Building social bonds in Jordan

UNDP backs an initiative which addresses the economic and social needs of women.  


Decade of Action

UNDP is joining the SDG Decade of Action, a worldwide push to ensure all nations meet the 17 goals to end poverty, protect Earth and ensure everybody enjoys peace and prosperity.  


New approaches to address forced displacement

Broader partnerships are needed to end forced displacement and to prevent it from occurring in the first place.  


Frugal innovation offers an opportunity to democratize electricity

How a remote Vanuatu island is revolutionizing solar energy.  


"For the first time we are making plans for the future."

How women in Sri Lanka are creating a secure future for themselves and their community.  


Harnessing the power of business to advocate for change

Consumers are now more than ever likely to expect companies to act in socially responsibly ways.  


2019's top multimedia stories and blogs

Looking back on our most-read content.  


Global Refugee Forum

Statement delivered by Asako Okai at the Global Refugee Forum Plenary Session- High Level Debate on Burden and Responsibility Sharing  

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