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Where are the resources to conserve the world's biodiversity? in the private sector, experts say

There is a large financial gap to fund biodiversity management and while better financial planning and management by government is important – scaling up private investment through new financial…  


Global Leaders Join Forces to Save Tropical Forests and Boost Sustainable Growth

The conference was timely with the recent IPBES report calling for a profound transformation to conserve, restore and use nature in a sustainable way to avoid planetary collapse. The study revealed…  


Journalism Training Initiative - Call for Applications Reporting to Halt Deforestation

The initiative aims to get to the bottom of the deforestation story, journalists must be empowered and equipped to engage on a deeper level. Underlying economic and political forces linked to…  


Brazil receives US$ 96 million for having reduced its deforestation

The decision is an unprecedent milestone for the international community and praise Brazil’s efforts and commitment to the protection and conservation of native vegetation as an essential step for the…  


Call for nominations: Equator Prize 2019

The UNDP-led Equator Initiative announces its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2019.  


Latin America Launches a New Roadmap to Save the Jaguar

The main jaguar conservation organizations and governments of Latin America designate November 29 as International Jaguar Day.  


UNDP welcomes commitments of a coalition of non-state and state actors to reduce deforestation in Ecuador

The implementation will decrease pressure on the country’s remaining forests and strengthen the sustainable management capacities of smallholder producers.  


"Declaration of Panama" reaffirms Latin America and the Caribbean official´s commitment to reduce inequalities

In the Declaration, regional authorities agreed to: i. Expand universal social protection systems; ii. Act and pay special attention to indigenous peoples and populations of African descent by taking…  


UNDP mobilized US$25 million, restored buildings and boosted preparedness in hurricane-affected Caribbean

UNDP partnered with sister UN agencies, NGOs and the private sector in the recovery process, including in initiatives to train hurricane-affected people to rebuild their own communities while…  


CDEMA, IFRC and UNDP launched Early Warning toolkit

The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), the International Federation for the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are…  

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