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Asia-Pacific’s YECAP provides young people a set of tools to help tackle the climate crisis

The Youth Empowerment in Climate Actions Platform is working to elevate the voices of youth across the Region  


UK announces £20 million support to UNDP in Asia-Pacific to boost regional climate finance

The United Kingdom announced £274 million for a new Climate Action for a Resilient Asia (CARA) programme. This 7-year programme will work with partners, including UNDP, to deliver projects in areas…  


UNDP's Climate Promise in Action in Asia and the Pacific

Globally, the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are leading the way on climate ambition.  


Climate Change Melts Ice On the World’s Highest Mountains and Puts Two Billion People Downstream at Risk

Asia’s Hindu Kush-Himalayan mountain ranges could lose up to two thirds of its ice by 2100, causing water and food shortages for over two billion people in the downstream river basins of South and…  


UNDP Annual Report 2020

This Report takes a look at the results UNDP achieved with countries and communities through 12 intense months; and features UNDP’s global ideas and research on building forward better.  


World’s largest survey of public opinion on climate change: a majority of people call for wide-ranging action

UNDP's "Peoples' Climate Vote" reflects over half the world's population after results processed by the University of Oxford. Sixty-four percent of people believe climate change is a global emergency,…  


Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

An experimental global index offers a new measurement of human progress that illustrates the challenge of tackling poverty and inequality while easing planetary pressure.  


Green Climate Fund invests $23.1 million towards building the climate resilience of Mongolian herder communities

UNDP-supported project to benefit close to one million vulnerable people in a nation where climate change is threatening natural resources and fragile ecosystems  


UNDP-ADB announce partnerships in Nepal and PNG to support climate resilience and sustainable energy

In Papua New Guinea (PNG), the ADB will provide funding under its “Building Resilience to Climate Change Project”, to enable the Government and UNDP to help communities in remote atolls and coastal…  


Decade of Action

UNDP is joining the SDG Decade of Action, a worldwide push to ensure all nations meet the 17 goals to end poverty, protect Earth and ensure everybody enjoys peace and prosperity.  

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