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UN entities and private sector join forces to tackle invasive species and reduce emissions

A ground-breaking Global Industry Alliance (GIA) has been launched to tackle two of the most pressing environmental issues of our time – invasive species and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The GIA…  


Time #ForNature

A youth video campaign. Record a 30-60 second video answering this question and post it on social media using #ForNature and tagging @UNDP, @UNEP.  


Global Marine Commodities (GMC) Project: Our Model and Early Results

The GMC Project: Our Model and Early Results describes UNDP's unique approach to engaging different public and private sector actors along the seafood supply chain to drive sustainability into 9…  


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…  


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  

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