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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,…  


Reforming harmful laws and policies is essential to end AIDS by 2030 in Asia and the Pacific

Reforming laws and policies to ensure they are grounded in evidence and human rights is essential for an effective HIV response in Asia and the Pacific, says a new joint report by UNAIDS and UNDP.  


EU, UNDP Call on Youth Leaders to join ‘United Creatives’ for Digital Peacebuilding in Sri Lanka and the Maldives

UNDP and the European Union are calling on youth leaders, influencers, and creators to promote peace through digital action by joining a new regional programme in Sri Lanka and the Maldives.  


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.  



UNDP and Draper University launch impact venture accelerator to scale solutions for COVID-19 recovery

UNDP has partnered with the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Draper University, a pre-acceleration and entrepreneurship training support structure within Draper Venture Network, to accelerate and…  


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  


World Leaders Pledge at the ‘Nature for Life Hub’ ahead of UN Biodiversity Summit

More than 20 Heads of State and Government and 6 Ministers committed to a Leaders Pledge for Nature at the Nature for Life Hub, Day 3 — the Global Ambition Day. With signatories from five nations…  


UNDP and UN Women launch COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker

UNDP and UN Women launch COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker.  


UN leaders give a global reality check on SDG progress

With just 10 years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, UN leaders call for transformative action in the face of COVID-19 and the climate crisis.  

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