Planting for the future: These seeds are the oxygen you will breathe
COVID-19 presents a development and a health crisis. UNDP’s network of Accelerator Labs works with its partners to prepare, respond and recover, to the new world we live in.
Nature is our best defence: Taking climate action and fighting fires in the Seychelles
On Earth Day, harnessing the power of nature to heal herself
Peru embarks on a comprehensive approach to COVID-19
The WhatsApp Coronavirus Information Hub offers tips and resources for users around the world to reduce the spread of rumours and to obtain accurate health information.
The WhatsApp Coronavirus Information Hub provides simple, actionable guidance for health workers, educators, and other users that rely on WhatsApp to communicate.
UNDP makes a call to action to the international community to think beyond the immediate impact of COVID-19. Income losses are expected to exceed $220 billion in developing countries. With an estimated 55 per cent of the global population having no access to social protection, these losses will reverberate across societies, impacting education, human rights and basic food security and nutrition. Working in close coordination with the WHO, UNDP is helping countries to prepare for, respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing particularly on the most vulnerable.
Outer Islands; Inner Sanctum
In the path of the monarch butterfly
The Fisherwomen of Turkey
Epidemics can be reversed, but only with the highest level of political commitment. WHO has asked the international community for US$675 million to fight the virus. The United Nations has dedicated US$15 million to fund essential activities such as monitoring the spread of the virus, investigating cases and supporting national laboratories. A United Nations Crisis Management Team has been established with WHO in the lead. UNDP is playing a key role in the wider UN response.
Protecting Humanity’s Safety Net
The Pequi Trees of Redemption