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We need an Olympic effort on climate change

The Olympics offers us a time of hope, a time for mutual understanding, a time for goodwill and peace. But as all eyes turn toward PyeongChang for the 23rd Winter Olympic Games, rising temperatures,…  


Governments of the Future

Leveraging Innovation and New Technologies for the 2030 Agenda  


Preparing airports for disasters

A joint project of UNDP and Deutsche Post-DHL is helping airports get ready for potential disaster scenarios that can slow relief efforts.  


Opening the tap

Binisera Lamichhane Mangar cradles her 2-year-old granddaughter and, with her free hand, turns on a gleaming faucet as the entire village of Gadhi looks on. The pipe gurgles as the crowd hold their…  


Valuing biodiversity and achieving national SDG targets

Biodiversity is much more than a list of species of microbes, fauna and flora, it is the colourful image we have of our landscapes, the inspiration for our spiritual and cultural heritage, the…  


A human rights-based response to the Rohingya crisis

I joined the Bangladesh Human Rights Commission in a fact-finding visit, and arriving in the refugee camps, the scale of the crisis is immediately apparent.  


Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development 2017

Opening Plenary Address at the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development 2017  


CARICOM-UN High-Level Pledging Conference

Opening Remarks at the CARICOM-UN High-Level Pledging Conference Technical Consultation  


Financing for Development and 2030 Agenda

Keynote speech at the High-Level Conference on Financing for Development  


NDC Support Programme

Remarks at COP23 Launch Event for NDC Support Programme  

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