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Kazakhstan: Green economy reforms gain momentum

Kazakhstan is taking bold new steps to integrate environmental considerations in all public decisions, thanks to a new Environmental Code expected to bring Central Asia’s largest country closer to…  


Stepping up climate adaptation in Eurasia should be top priority, says UNDP

Climate change impacts in Eastern Europe and Central Asia currently cost billions of dollars in lost productivity and could keep mounting over the next few years, according to a new report released at…  


Illuminating the present

The latest UN report is unequivocal: we only have 12 years to prevent catastrophic climate change and emissions must peak globally within about a year. Here’s a look at what we are doing to assist the…  


We’re not being ambitious enough on our climate pledges

According to an independent climate tracker, current climate pledges are insufficient to keep global temperature below a projected 2ºC increase. While limiting carbon emissions is a top priority,…  


Countries from Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus convene to discuss progress on Climate Action

Over 90 government representatives from Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus will exchange experiences and ideas in an effort to meet commitments made for the Paris Agreement on Climate…  


EU, UNDP extend support for flood recovery in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Almost four years since the catastrophic floods that hit Bosnia and Herzegovina, the EU has contributed 12.5 million EUR towards the next phase of a 15 million EUR-worth UNDP programme designed to…  


Can we produce 376 million tonnes of meat without destroying our planet?

Producing one kilogram of beef can use up as much as 27 kilograms of carbon emissions. That’s almost the same quantity as if you were to burn between 6 and 10 litres of petrol. The world’s meat…  


How are we helping countries adapt to climate change?

Impacts of climate change threaten to undermine decades of development gains and put at risk efforts to eradicate poverty. We want to show that intact ecosystems such as peatlands, permafrost…  


In North Macedonia, early warning for disasters only a swipe away

In North Macedonia, a UNDP-supported mobile application helped reduce the risk of suffering and damage during recent flooding.  

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