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Restoring our Lands and Forests, Securing our Future

Keynote speech at HLPF side event on “Landscape Restoration for Food Security & Climate Adaptation”  

Nature for People, Planet, Prosperity and Peace

The loss of biodiversity and the collapse of ecosystems, coupled with extreme weather events and natural disasters not only pose a significant risk to human security but it is an overall risk…  

Five eco-inclusive enterprises receive prestigious SEED Low Carbon Awards

From a collaborative recycling WebApp enabling waste management services to users in Colombia to composters designed for urban households in India – these are few highlights of the innovative five…  

Effective government requires transparency and integrity says UNDP

Governments should double efforts to be open, accountable, and responsive to their citizens, UNDP said, as more than 76 nations convened here to discuss putting people first.  

Cities are engines for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

With the majority of the global population now living in cities and the numbers growing daily, making cities inclusive, sustainable, resilient and safe is critical to achieving the 2030 Agenda and the…  

Generation Now

Statement at the first meeting on “Young People’s Agenda – Co-creating solutions with & for young people”  

SDG Trend Scanner: use of disruptive trends to help advance 2030 Agenda

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the RISE Research Institutes of Sweden today jointly launched ‘SDG TrendScanner’— a new initiative to explore ways to use rapid and disruptive trends to help…  

Nature-based solutions as catalysts for achieving the SDGs

HLPF Side Event organized by UNDP, UN Environment and the Convention on Biological Diversity  

Nature for Life: Accelerating SDGs Progress by Investing in People and Planet

UNDP is organizing a corporate side event on the theme of ‘Nature for Life: Accelerating SDG Progress by Investing in People and Planet,’ alongside the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) 2018. The…  

Pathway to Paris concert event set for San Francisco

Pathway to Paris, together with 350.org and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today announced a special concert on September 14th at the historic Masonic in San Francisco, California.…  

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