Sustainable Development

April 21, 2017

Attitudes to slash and burn in Guinea’s highlands are changing

A Global Environment Facility-funded project in the highlands of West Africa is changing lives, behavior and attitudes, but it’s a drop in the ocean, and much […]
April 21, 2017

Chile makes bold air quality commitment with new energy strategy

The Government of Chile has announced a new district energy strategy to improve air quality.  Air pollution is responsible for 4,000 annual cases of fatal cardiovascular […]
April 10, 2017

Charting the Beirut Seafront’s Future: An Open Letter to the City Council

Mona Fawaz, associate professor in Urban Studies and Planning at the American University of Beirut and LCPS research fellow   In a public statement last January, […]
March 23, 2017

World’s most marginalized still left behind by global development priorities: UNDP report

Millions of people are not benefiting from progress, with the gap set to widen unless deep-rooted development barriers, including discrimination and unequal political participation, are tackled. […]
March 23, 2017

UNDP joins forces with Wilson Center to provide data on women’s leadership in public administration

Photo: UNDP India Partnership will leverage data to address gender gap in public administration   The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is joining forces with the […]
March 18, 2017

Piuarch presents “Façades, the Skin of Architecture”

                              The program for Brera Design week – April 4th–8th – will […]
March 11, 2017

Environmental Education for Children

The children of today will need to be the environmentalists of tomorrow. Yet nature does not come naturally to many kids today, and this is where […]
March 11, 2017

Live-tracking progress towards global goals now possible thanks to a cutting-edge UN knowledge platform

Policy making “in the dark” – under high levels of uncertainty and without concrete data – carries high risks and transactional costs which need to be […]