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Joined on 11 February, 2009

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We have no Planet B. The world urgently needs to accelerate, innovate and scale-up efforts to adapt to #ClimateChange.

Join us on 25-26 January at the #AdaptationSummit to see how we support the #ClimatePromise. Register via @CASsummit2021 ➡️

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Replying to @UNDPasiapac: For many years, #climateaction has been at the core of our work at UNDP. Through our experience working with more than 10…

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The Anthropocene, or the Age of Humans, inspires us to examine our interaction with the 🌍 and the way we live and work. Our @NikaSaeedi examines how humanity can come of age through new social norms centred on human emotions of love and beauty. Read ⬇️

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For many years, #climateaction has been at the core of our work at UNDP. Through our experience working with more than 100 countries, here are7⃣key lessons on #adaptation, & how we are applying them as part of our #ClimatePromise in the #DecadeofAction

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Replying to @UNDPAccLabs: .@undpiraq #acclab team is harnessing the power of #art to sense & explore the future of climate in #Iraq. They've also or…

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300 million members of indigenous peoples and local communities live in #forests and depend on them for their livelihoods.

Learn more about our #WorldWildlifeDay Film Showcase with @JacksonWild and @CITES and apply to be a showcase judge ➡️

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Replying to @HDRUNDP: .@UNDP’s #HDR2020 includes a new experimental index that offers a fresh understanding of how we measure #humandevelopment prog…

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Replying to @UNDPasiapac: While #COVID19 will remain a part of our lives for the foreseeable future, we can already begin to apply the lessons learn…

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Replying to @UNDPAfrica: The number of people w/o electricity in #Africa is projected to increase from ~580 million in 2018 to ~680 million in 2030.…

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#SMEs make up 90% of businesses & +50% of employment 🌏. As the lead for the @UN’s socio-economic response to COVID-19, @ASteiner highlights how we support entrepreneurs, small businesses & workers to innovate & #RecoverBetter. More via @wef: #DavosAgenda

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Replying to @UNYouthEnvoy: This week marks 8⃣ years since the @UNYouthEnvoy Office was first established 🎉

Although we've made important progress…

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Replying to @UNESCO: The #COVID19 crisis has deepened inequalities, hit vulnerable learners the hardest & could reverse decades of progress in educa…

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For migrants & displaced people, just like others who aspire to a better life, #DigitalTech can help to #BuildForwardBetter. @asakookai highlights how we are working w/ governments & the private sector to create digital opportunities for migrants. #GFMD13

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.@undpiraq #acclab team is harnessing the power of #art to sense & explore the future of climate in #Iraq. They've also organized the first ever #FutureofClimate Exhibition.

Find out what they've learned from this exploration via @SafaFadhil:

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While #COVID19 will remain a part of our lives for the foreseeable future, we can already begin to apply the lessons learned. Among them, that #earlywarning and preparedness is crucial to saving lives ⚠️ #adaptation #resilience #health

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Good governance is essential for conflict prevention and #peacebuilding, and to #BuildForwardBetter towards the #SDGs. See how we work to strengthen governance in more than 170 countries by providing integrated policy and programmatic support.

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We can no longer afford to postpone action on #ClimateChange. Ahead of next week's @CASsummit2021, here are7⃣key lessons on adaptation and how we are applying them as part of our #ClimatePromise.

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How do we finance the cost of #ClimateChange? In 2018, Indonesia issued the 🌏's first Green Sukuk bond, generating +$2.75 billion for green energy & infrastructure. See how we're supporting 🇮🇩 to diversify financing for #ClimateAction.

#AdaptationSummit

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The number of people w/o electricity in #Africa is projected to increase from ~580 million in 2018 to ~680 million in 2030.
A coalition by @RockefellerFdn @UNDP committed to end energy poverty by bringing sustainable energy to 1 billion people by 2030.

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As the world strives to #BuildBackBetter from COVID-19 and countries ramp up their climate pledges ahead of #COP26, it’s crucial that locally-led adaptation is prioritized and scaled-up. Join us on 25-26 January at the @CASsummit2021: .

#AdaptationSummit

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#DigitalTech has been key to keeping people connected during COVID-19. Our @asakookai highlights how we are building partnerships w/ governments & the private sector to create opportunities so migrants are not left behind in the digital revolution. #GFMD13

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Is good governance a necessary precursor to peace🕊️?

Our governance expert explores how effective public sector management is essential for conflict prevention and #peacebuilding, and to #BuildForwardBetter towards the #SDGs.

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.@UNDP’s #HDR2020 includes a new experimental index that offers a fresh understanding of how we measure #humandevelopment progress -- one that places an emphasis on both people and planet.

Read more 👉

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The #COVID19 crisis has deepened inequalities, hit vulnerable learners the hardest & could reverse decades of progress in education.

Education should unite and not divide.

Let's make it happen: #PowerEducation

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This week marks 8⃣ years since the @UNYouthEnvoy Office was first established 🎉

Although we've made important progress in advancing the @UN's work with & for youth, we still have a long way to go 💪

Check out some highlights from the past year 👉

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Our future is not about choosing between people or nature. It's about choosing to do things differently #ForPeopleForPlanet, building lasting, sustainable peace. More from @ASteiner's #TEDSalon on how to #BuildForwardBetter from COVID-19 via @TEDTalks 👉

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