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UN Development


Working to end poverty for good. Transforming our world #By2030. Follow our Administrator @ASteiner & visit http://undp.org for more

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Every year, about US$500 billion in healthcare spending is lost to corruption. Ahead of International Anti-Corruption Day and every day, we stand #UnitedAgainstCorruption  & work to ensure that health resources reach the people who need them most. #IACD2022 

🙋🏽‍♀️ Climate activists ⚖️ Policy makers 🔬 Scientists 📚 Teachers 🌾 Farmers#FromTheFrontlines  of crises around the world, women and girls are making a difference and advocating for peace, justice, prosperity and #ClimateAction :

@MidoriPaxton  leads our efforts to protect #biodiversity  and ecosystems in over 130 countries. "Shifting our attitudes on how we value the natural world is long overdue," she reflects from @UNBiodiversity 's #COP15  in Montreal. Read more in her Op-Ed.

Biodiversity isn't just an environmental issue. It also underpins our societies and economies. As #COP15  gets underway, governments need to demonstrate their commitment to finance nature for the benefit of all. ➡️

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In the #Sahel , there used to be a major drought every 10 years - now droughts hit every other year. With support from our #PartnersAtCore  #Denmark  DK on climate mitigation & cross-border #stabilization , the region can meet its great potential: Now #SahelNow 

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We are living through a new era of ‘polycrisis’ and uncertainty. Join @ASteiner  for a conversation either in person or online with the @Empire_Club  as he discusses opportunities and challenges in this new era. 📅 13 December 🕘 11:30am EST 🔗 RSVP:

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Corruption is not just unethical; it robs societies of resources needed to achieve the #GlobalGoals . For #IACD2022 , @f_pickup  highlights 2 ways to tackle corruption and implement measures to prevent and combat it. #UnitedAgainstCorruption 

How can we use new technologies to fight corruption? From Sri Lanka and Tanzania to Ukraine and more, here are 5️⃣ examples of how we stand #UnitedAgainstCorruption  and are working with partners to leverage new technologies to support #AntiCorruption  efforts globally. #IACD2022 

The cost of corruption is estimated at US $2.6 trillion annually. Fighting corruption is a principle embedded in all of our work & we support countries & communities to stand #UnitedAgainstCorruption . @ASteiner  explains more in his #IACD2022  statement.

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? Go go! We're at #Youth2030  launch. taking the stage to launch the Youth Strategy! #GenUnlimited  #BTS 

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We can’t ignore #ClimateChange  any longer. Unless we end the excuses, we’ll be another species facing extinction. Join us and @frankiethedino , and let's take #ClimateAction  before it’s too late: #DontChooseExtinction  #COP26 

"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  ?️

👩‍👩‍👧‍👦7.8 billion people 🌳8.7 million species 🏡 our one home - the only one we have. This #EarthDay , see how we can work together to take #ClimateAction  #ForPeopleForPlanet .

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 

Behind every #MeToo  & #TimesUp  movement to end the status quo is a changemaker. On #WomensDay , meet the women pushing the boundaries for more #womensrights  worldwide: #IWD2018  #WomensMonth  #TimeisNow 

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 

At current rates of progress on #GenderEquality , it'll take 257 years for women to have the same economic opportunities as men. This #InternationalWomensDay , #CheckYourBias  to reach #GenerationEquality : #IWD2020 

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 

#COP27 calls for urgent #ClimateAction . We are working with the people and @GovtofPakistan  for a resilient recovery from the #PakistanFloods . Watch below and learn more via @UNDP_Pakistan : #ResilientPakistan 

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