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Planet

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


World Wildlife Day

Statement on World Wildlife Day - 3 March 2019  


Finalists Announced for World Wildlife Day Film Showcase: Living Oceans

ackson Hole Wild, the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced the…  


What Works in Water and Ocean Governance

Practical lessons from UNDP’s Water & Ocean Governance portfolio, this report unveils critical factors that made these projects reach their objectives.  


Protecting the fish that swim in sunlight

Twelve years ago, in a restaurant in Puntarenas on the pacific coast of Costa Rica, a group of long line fishermen sat down to eat with three UNDP conservation specialists.  


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  


Blue Economy: a sustainable ocean economic paradigm

A sustainable development that meets the needs of the present and the future, while opening opportunities for new activities as energy  


Leveraging innovative finance for Caribbean blue economy growth

The ocean's economic value is estimated to reach US$3 trillion by 2030; but threats to its sustainability are increasing. How to drive sustainable growth and oceans?  


Nitrogen – ocean plastics pollution’s forgotten neighbour

Tremendous – and deserved - attention has been paid for the last few years to the scourge of ocean plastics pollution, which we now know reaches the farthest depths of the ocean and can have impacts…  


South-South Cooperation - Community Innovation Exchange Platform

This publication illustrates how the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP, leverages South-South and triangular cooperation to tackle local challenges through peer-to-peer knowledge…  

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