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30 million people, or about 9% of the population, in the #Sahel region have been pushed back into poverty this past year due to COVID-19. @NTikum explores how we are working with young people and communities through our @UNDPAccLabs to #BuildForwardBetter.

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Replying to @ASteiner: Our planet is getting warmer, which has a growing impact on our societies & economies. @UNDP is supporting 115 countries to h…

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🗓️Mark your calendar for our Dialogue with the @EIB on #HDR2020 on 25 January at 10am ET. Join the conversation between our Administrator @Asteiner and EIB Pres Werner Hoyer on the big themes and solutions identified in the latest #HumanDev Report.

RSVP:

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17 integrated goals. 169 targets. 232 indicators. #Agenda2030 is an ambitious plan for people, 🌏 & prosperity. Here's how we're supporting countries across Asia and the Pacific to reach the #SDGs, through all-inclusive adaptation action. #AdaptationSummit

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Replying to @GlobalGoalsUN: No country can overcome the #COVID19 pandemic alone. Global solidarity is not only a moral imperative, it is in everyone…

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Our planet is getting warmer, which has a growing impact on our societies & economies. @UNDP is supporting 115 countries to help insert the “DNA” of a green, inclusive economy into all COVID-19 recovery.

Join us on 25-26 January at the @CASsummit2021:

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From a foot-operated handwashing machine invented by a 9yr old boy in Kenya to the roll-out of robots 🤖 in health centres in Rwanda, our @ASteiner outlines how we can sustain the current surge in #innovation to #RecoverBetter. More via @wef: #DavosAgenda

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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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No country can overcome the #COVID19 pandemic alone. Global solidarity is not only a moral imperative, it is in everyone’s interest.

Together we can make the #GlobalGoals a reality and recover better!

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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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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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.@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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