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The Beauty and the Challenges of Samoa

We want what the people of Samoa want, prosperity, peace and a planet that can sustain present and future generations.  


Hard Choices Integrated Approaches

This Guidance Note serves as an introductory guide for stakeholders on how to create or refine a Climate Change Financing Framework (CCFF) – a strategic, whole-of-government plan to better manage,…  


Green Climate Fund approves US$43 million for UNDP-supported project to boost climate resilience for millions living in India’s coastal communities

India takes bold steps to achieve Paris Goals with new project that will build climate-resilient livelihoods for 1.7 million people, offset 3.5 million tons of carbon, protect vulnerable ecosystems,…  


Development Approaches to Migration and Displacement in Asia and the Pacific

UNDP has been working on migration and displacement for decades. While the issues have been of higher profile in other regions, Asia and the Pacific sees some of the most significant movements…  




One of the world’s most disaster-prone countries, Indonesia prepares schools for tsunamis

The Indonesian archipelago is constantly at risk of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods and tsunamis. Located in the Pacific Ring of Fire, there is at least one significant volcanic eruption and…  


Budgeting for a Greener Planet

This assessment of climate change finance accountability aims to understand progress to date in establishing accountability systems for climate change finance, draw lessons, and guide actors — both…  


Unified action needed to ensure the world is safe from emerging infectious diseases

Emerging infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance threaten global health security and economic and social well-being. Enhanced partnerships that cut across sectors, building stronger health…  


Energizing sustainable development: new publication highlights the role of energy in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and mitigating climate change

As UN agencies gather under the banner of Climate Week in Bangkok, the UN Development Programme has launched a new publication connecting the dots between energy, poverty, and climate change action.  

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