25 years after the landmark Beijing women’s conference, politics remains overwhelmingly the domain of men. Today, women are not even a quarter of all elected politicians in the world.
The COVID-19 Pandemic not only has immediate affects on our communities but will have long reaching impact on all areas of society. Here's how we're responding.
Armenia currently has a deficit in forestland - it covers barely 11% of its territory. But it is stepping up measures to protect and expand its forest eco-system.
As governments struggle to understand the problem and how to respond, solutions using data have boomed.
Kyrgyzstan’s Alatai State Nature Park is a bastion of endemic species, rich flora & fauna. UNDP/GEF are working with the park to conserve its biodiversity, protect against poaching & empower its rangers.
If the pandemic has taught us anything, it should be that we cannot continue to violate the limits of our natural world without risking our human health and well-being.

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are excluded from society

19%

of youth are unemployed

1.4 million

are living with HIV

88%

of primary energy supply is from fossil fuels

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