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After a devastating earthquake, restoring hope in Albania

A few months after the devastating earthquake that hit the country, the EU, UNDP and the Albanian government coordinated efforts to reconstruct the affected communities to accelerate recovery.  


Green economy

We are working with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop recovery plans that embrace renewable energy, sustainable business, green urban planning and nature-based jobs and…  


Finding opportunities in crisis: a view on the post-COVID-19 future in Serbia

As most countries pass the worst stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, much focus is now being placed on economic recovery. Francine Pickup shares insight on possible opportunities Serbia can capitalize on…  


Treating the forest like family

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.  


The color of our post-pandemic world must be green

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the possibility of living in harmony with nature, as most people got to enjoy the freshness of the air and pollution free cities. As most countries begin to open…  


Russia and UNDP announce US$30 million top-up in joint Fund

A top-up to the Russia-UNDP trust fund will allocate money towards specific targets of socio-economic support, climate change adaptation, gender and youth empowerment.  


Energy is key to Ukraine's response to climate change

In Ukraine, a UNDP initiative for energy efficiency in homes and public buildings brings together citizens, businesses and government - all to help fight climate change.  


Is the climate crisis partly responsible for the coronavirus outbreak?

As we look at the climate risk and pandemic risk, there are several aspects to why the two crises are closely correlated.  


Having water on your side

Great powers, like water, turned out to be fragile eco-systems easy to damage and hard to restore. What happens when the water disappears?  


How to save a forest: A Turkish lesson

From fires to biodiversity, our management of forests is critical to the future of people and planet. A seven year, five region project introduced a new integrated way of planning Turkey's forests.  

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