In the lead up to the COP 26 global climate conference, UNDP releases new research revealing that fossil fuels’ subsidies, paid for by taxpayers, end up deepening inequality and impeding action on climate change.
Aleksey Grachev comes from a long line of zoologists. His great uncle Yuri encouraged him to study snow leopards, and today he runs the snow leopard Monitoring Centre at the Institute of Zoology of the Academy of Sciences as one of Kazakhstan's top experts.
While the pandemic accelerated the transition to online learning, working and networking, it also heightened the risks of women and girls of being left behind.
As a mayor, you want to improve the infrastructure so that residents of your village have access to safe drinking water. But how do you pay for it?
Anthony Bebbington, our next KAPTalks speaker, on the intersections of natural resource extraction, climate change and human rights.
An artistic collaboration crosses the conflict divide, bringing together Georgian and Ossetian youth to create artworks, animation and a virtual house of peace website.

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are excluded from society

19%

of youth are unemployed

1.4 million

are living with HIV

88%

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