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Surinamese Women Transform Their Community with Solar Energy

Ana Nantawi and Ketura Aparaka are two members of the Tepu community from an isolated indigenous village located in Southeast Suriname near the borders of Brazil and French Guiana.  


International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2018  


Latin America and the Caribbean need an economic growth model that won´t lead to environmental degradation, UNDP

Meeting with environmental authorities from 33 countries, Regional Director of UNDP highlighted the role of innovation and technology to use resources more efficiently and sustainably  


In Brazil, businesses embrace the SDGs and scale up good practices

Fifteen years ago, the Global Compact—a UN-backed network to commit businesses to sustainability—kicked off in Brazil, seeking to engage the private sector in a global development agenda. For the past…  


Top panelists at UNGA show how government, private sector and academia can boost social innovation for the SDGs

Aruba, The Netherlands and UNDP side event during the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly  


Implementing the 2030 Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean

There are reasons to create a new narrative about development in the region based on efforts to protect social achievements and build ecologically sustainable economies  


Why dedicate a Human Development Report to Youth?

Our upcoming report will promote the protagonism of youth as active subjects in Salvadorian society. Since, when people get involved in decision-making processes and problems that affect their lives,…  


The fourth sector: Can business unusual deliver on the SDGs?

The main reason why the SDGs were created and sustainable/inclusive development have become such important global priorities is that business-as-usual doesn’t work anymore and is taking us to the…  


Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean must engage whole of society to achieve the SDGs

Ministers, civil society, local government and private sector representatives discussed ways to move beyond traditional institutional models to achieve sustainable development, in an event organized…  


The Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS concludes its visit to Haiti to reinforce the dialogue and the partnership in support of national development priorities

During the visit, the delegation met local authorities, the United Nations Country Team (composed of 19 agencies, funds and programmes) and the MINUJUSTH, as well Haiti’s development partners, civil…  

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