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Cartier joins The Lion’s Share Fund to tackle global nature crisis

Cartier, one of the world’s leading luxury brands, has joined The Lion’s Share Fund, an award-winning and groundbreaking initiative that unites brands, conservationists and consumers to tackle the…  


Celebrity advocates Connie Britton, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Yemi Alade call for green and gender-equal COVID-19 recovery during UN General Assembly week

The three UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors joined the SDG Action Zone during the 75th UN General Assembly to share personal experiences during the pandemic and talk climate, inequality, and the challenges of…  


Bending the curve on biodiversity loss requires nothing less than transformational change

A spate of recent reports paint a stark picture.  


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…  


Afro-pop star Yemi Alade to promote women’s empowerment and a green COVID-19 recovery as new Goodwill Ambassador for UNDP

Alade will help shine a spotlight on the disproportionate impact of the health and socio-economic crisis on the poorest and most vulnerable people, who are often women, especially in developing…  


Nature for Life: The value of nature in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

COVID-19 has further highlighted the importance of the relationship between people, nature, and, prosperity, and shows us how important it is to leave no one behind.  


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…  


Mapping nature to create a global biodiversity framework

This year nature has shown that we have pushed the planet to its boundaries.  


Mainstreaming Gender into ABS Value Chains - Gender Toolkit

The UNDP-GEF Global Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Project's gender toolkit helps ABS professionals in the design of gender-responsive interventions to accelerate gender equality and women's…  


2020 Human Development Report to focus on meeting people’s aspirations in balance with the planet

COVID-19 and its unprecedented effects on human development are a wake-up call to the potential consequences for people’s wellbeing from the relentless pressure we are placing on nature and the…  

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