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Peru: Solar Energy Empowering Remote Communities

From the faraway altitudes of the Peruvian Andes, rural communities join forces with the United Nations to reap the benefits of renewable energy. UN in Action No. 1625

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UNDP Panda Ambassadors for SDGs

United Nations - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has established a new method on spreading the word about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs.) They designated two panda cubs as the first-ever anim...

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China: Electronic wastebasket

United Nations - The digital revolution - smart phones, ipads, and computers – is leaving a digital mountain of e-waste. China is one of the largest producer – and discarder – of electronic devices. Now it’s looking ...

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China: Reducing Carbon Footprints

United Nations - In China, increasing smog in major cities has become a growing concern. The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, has launched a project in partnership with the Government of China, to capture e...

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China: Streamlining Electronic Waste

United Nations - Electronic waste or e-waste is becoming one of the largest rubbish streams in the world. China and the United States together account for one-third of the world’s e-waste. Experts say if e-waste is ...

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Development – The United Nations Spearheads New Set of Development Goals

United Nations - At the turn of the millennium world leaders set a number of targets to make the planet a better place by 2015. The results have been mixed – extraordinary progress alongside some significant failures...

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Republic of the Congo: A garden for hope

United Nations - After a vicious ten-year war which has left a devastated people, courageous women are now taking the lead to rebuild - from a vegetable farm to the whole country. UN in Action, Episode #1490 Script...

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Ebola wreaks havoc in Liberia

United Nations - Liberia in West Africa has been hit hard by the Ebola Virus Disease, which has disrupted lives and severely affected the economy. The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, is working with other...

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Colombia: Sustainable Partnership for Change

Colombia has seen great economic growth in recent years, but 40% of its population still live in poverty. Working with the government and private sector, the UN Development Program (UNDP) has launched an Inclusive Ec...

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Zimbabwe: Gold Empowers Women

United Nations, New York - The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, is partnering with the Government of Zimbabwe to train policy makers to include a gender perspective in its economic and social programmes. No...