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Conflictos mineros y socioambientales en América Latina: monitoreo ambiental comunitario como herramienta clave para construir transparencia y confianza

Un informe reciente del Instituto Canadiense Internacional de Recursos y Desarrollo reveló que los conflictos socioambientales en las regiones mineras han aumentado en los últimos 10 años,…  


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  



Spotlight Initiative: European Union and United Nations join forces to end violence against women in Latin America

The new programmes will address legislative and policy gaps, strengthen institutions, promote gender-equitable attitudes, and provide quality services for survivors and reparations for victims of…  


Presidents, VPs and Ministers hail poverty assessment beyond income as key step to leave no one behind

During the UN General Assembly today to share experiences using the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) in partnership with Oxford University and the UN Development Programme (UNDP).  


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  


Half of world’s poor are children

The new figures show that in 104 primarily low and middle-income countries, 662 million children are considered multidimensionally poor. In 35 countries half of all children are poor.  


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.  

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