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To learn more about Timor-Leste’s National Adaptation Plan experience, the NAP Global Support Programme, funded by the Global Environment Facility, caught up with Ms. Justina Aurea da Costa Belo, a… Read more
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The global health crisis of COVID-19 has brought the world to a halt. These unprecedented times have devastated economies and caused socio-economic damages on top of an ongoing environmental and… Read more
Climate action lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic
As the world is struggling with the rapid-onset COVID-19 crisis, and while it is early to conclude which response strategies were the most successful, we can already start drawing some lessons to… Read more
United Nations System Staff College News
For news and insights from the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC), see here! About UNSSC With its Headquarters in Turin (Italy) and its second Campus in Bonn (Germany), the Staff… Read more
Increase spending on managing COVID-19
Bangkok (ESCAP news) – The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having far-reaching economic and social consequences for the Asia-Pacific region, with strong cross-border spillover… Read more
Experiences from Uganda's NAtional Adaptation Plans' Processes
30 March 2020 - With an economy that largely depends on the natural resource base for growth, Uganda is still highly vulnerable to climatic changes, particularly affecting the large proportion (… Read more
UNDP Climate Change Adaptation News
UNDP works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership… Read more
Digital Almaty Forum 2020
Ms Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)  and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations in her… Read more
Mapping volunteer actions to accelerate the implementation of the SDGs in Asia
"Accelerating Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia: Taking a Fresh Look at Volunteerism" was the topic of discussion at a regional workshop held in Bangkok, Thailand… Read more