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The case of Paraguay: Innovation and energy efficiency for sustainable development

In the field of energy sustainability, UNDP has been promoting the exchange of knowledge, information and good practices between countries at a global level. In Paraguay, it published the National…  


Dinosaur Urges World Leaders Not To ‘Choose Extinction’ at United Nations

Bursting into the iconic General Assembly Hall, famous for history-making speeches by leaders from around the world, the imposing dinosaur tells an audience of shocked and bewildered diplomats and…  


Gender equality: the catalyst that will allow us to design effective intervention strategies for all in LAC

Promoting gender equality is not an issue that is simply added on but an essential component for achieving environmental objectives and goals.  


Second bond issuance of 1,250 million euros to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in Mexico

Mexico issues for the second time a bond linked to the SDGs with the support of UNDP.  


Regional Human Development Report 2021

Latin America and the Caribbean is a region of great contrasts, where wealth and prosperity coexist with vulnerability and extreme poverty. The list of contrasts is long and familiar. The region is…  


Walking the talk towards a sustainable future

Through these actions, we are walking the talk and leading the fight to mitigate climate change from the inside out. Our goal is to have a carbon neutral Country Office in the coming years and set an…  


Costa Rica will invest $54 million in climate action thanks to the conservation of its forests

UNDP supported Costa Rica in the mobilization of resources and will now provide technical support for the implementation of the REDD+ Results-Based Payments Project over the next 5 years.  


Registration Opens for Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2021

Three Virtual Thematic Sessions will bring together governments, private sector leaders and civil society to engage in solution-oriented dialogues and showcase climate action, providing valuable…  


Cuba accesses US$23.9 million grant from Green Climate Fund for coastal resilience project

UNDP-supported ‘Mi Costa’ project will build climate resilience for over 440,000 Cubans through nature-based approaches  


Costa Rica receives 54 million dollars for its leadership in conservation and action for climate

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the REDD+ Secretariat supported Costa Rica to develop and present the proposal to the GCF, which asked to recognize 14.7 million metric tons of carbon…  

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