Working to end poverty for good. Transforming our world #By2030. Follow our Administrator @ASteiner & visit https://t.co/qSU0Gpllji for more
Only 11% of all Afghan women have reached secondary education & only 37% are employed. 50 female students from Afghanistan are currently attending universities in Kazakhstan & Uzbekistan through our #UNDPEUPartnership for #GenerationEquality : #EducationDay
An education is the foundation for a brighter future. But 1 out of 5 school-aged children today are not attending school. This @UN Decade of Action for the #GlobalGoals , see how we work on addressing the root causes of #inequality : #EducationDay
In the 1980s, cacao farmers earned 18% of the share of earnings for every 🍫 sold according to @UNCTAD . Today, they earn 🔻 6% share for each bar. Our #fairtrade 🍫 offers 50-50 share of sales to farmers through the "chocochain": #ForPeopleForPlanet
New episodes of "Humans of UNDP", "Deep Dive", and "Digital What?!" are available for download! Check out new #DigitalNow podcasts in the next chapter of our #DigitalTransformation journey: #NextGenUNDP
#AntimicrobialResistance could push 28M people into extreme poverty every year by 2050. Ahead of the Prince Mahidol Award Conference next week in Thailand, see why universal health coverage matters for achieving #GlobalGoals : #PMAC2020 #HealthForAll
Half of the world's largest companies will be based in developing countries by 2025. @BCtAInitiative report highlights 💡inclusive business management practices which ensure #GoodGrowth & #SDGImpact : #wef20 #ForPeopleForPlanet
At current rates of consumption, we'll need 3 Planet Earths to sustain our lifestyles. Businesses have the biggest impact. But sustainable consumer choices can create the social change we need #ForPeopleForPlanet : #UN75 #GlobalGoals
"I’m deeply concerned by the fires in the #AmazonRainforest . In the midst of the global climate crisis, we cannot afford more damage to a major source of oxygen and biodiversity. The #Amazon must be protected" - @UN Secretary-General@antonioguterres Source: @CopernicusEU 🛰️
What women choose to wear or not wear is not consent for sexual harassment, violence, bullying, body-shaming or victim-blaming. Each & every one of us has a role in calling out these toxic behaviors on the Int'l Day to #EndViolence Against Women. #16Days #OrangetheWorld
"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights." Born after the ashes of WWII, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights will turn 70 on December 10. Its message, #Standup4HumanRights , is as important as it did then.
A big part of our plastic waste ends up in the #ocean where it harms #coralreefs & marine life. Help our Ocean Advocate@CodySimpson to spread the word & #SaveOurOcean this #BiodiversityDay . Take steps to #BeatPollution 👉 #WorldBiodiversityDay
Our world is getting warmer. If we do nothing, temperatures could rise 2°C or even 3°C by 2050. Climate change threatens the 2030 Agenda & the realization of a more sustainable & prosperous world through the #SDGs : #Climate4All #EarthHour
Westeros isn’t real, but #climatechange is, and it’s affecting all the places #GameofThrones was filmed. Like Jaime Lannister joined the battle to save the 🌎 from winter, IRL our Goodwill Ambassador@nikolajcw is fighting to protect the planet from climate change. #GoT
Forests absorb, filter, & store rainwater. Yet 40% of the world’s 230 major watersheds have lost +50% of their original 🌳🌲 cover. We're working with @unredd , @FAOnews , & @UNEnvironmentmp ; to help countries protect forests & lower CO2 emissi #ParisAgreementn #ClimateActions.
As you read this, half a billion animals have died in the wildfires in Australia, including 8,000 koalas. The smoke has caused neighboring Zealand's snow-capped glaciers to change color. We must step up #ClimateActionNow :