UNDP works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to eradicate poverty, reduce inequalities and exclusion, and build resilience so countries can sustain progress. As the UN’s development agency, UNDP plays a critical role in helping countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Hello Future - Episode 2: From climate change to climate emergency

The Small Grants Programme (SGP) has delivered over US$720 million to more than 27,000 community-led projects in 136 countries around the world, including 37 Small Island Developing States and 41 Least Developed Countries, since 1992. In 30 years, SGP has evolved into a unique civil society-led platform to scale local action on global environmental issues while strengthening livelihoods. As an incubator and accelerator of community innovations, we will continue to evolve and support a sustainable future for people and the planet by acting now.

Dr. Sylvia Earle’s message to protect the ocean
Protecting snow leopards and mountain communities
Don't Choose Extinction
Advancing Gender Equality in National Climate Plans
“Why is the Amazon on fire?” asks UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
“Cody Simpson - UNDP Goodwill Ambassador for the Oceans

KEY PUBLICATIONS

ABS is Genetic Resources for Sustainable Development

Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing: Theory to Practice under the Nagoya Protocol

BIOFIN The Biodiversity Finance Initiative Workbook 2018

National Readiness for Nature-related Disclosures in Emerging Markets

Creating a Nature Positive Future: The Contribution of Protected Areas and Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures

A Multi-billion Dollar Opportunity: Repurposing agricultural support to transform food systems

FROM THE BLOG

We are the guardians of vanishing ecosystems

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Historic UN resolution recognizes healthy environment is a human right

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Mapping nature to create a global biodiversity framework

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Five steps to environmental justice

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Investing in natural infrastructure for a shared future for all life

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Placing meaningful youth engagement at the heart of environmental action

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