UNDP AND IMPACT HUB ANNOUNCE FIVE INTERNATIONAL FINALISTS IN ACCELERATE 2030

UNDP and Impact Hub are excited to announce the five international finalists of their joint Accelerate2030 initiative; aimed at supporting impact-driven ventures that contribute towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

BLOG: Are Insects the new protein to feed the world?

“At ProtERA, our solution is to produce mass quantities of insect meal in order to substitute fish meal and soy bean meal mainly in poultry and fish feed”, explains Sidiki Sow, Founder and CEO. "The Black Soldier Fly is an amazing insect. It does not eat, smell or bite and does not transmit any diseases” he adds, describing the insect this innovator prizes for his business. And indeed this fly is an environmental cleaner with 0.15 g of its eggs able to clean 13kg of organic substrate from all pathogen bacteria and each female able to produce up to 1000 eggs in a spam of four.

Agenda 2030 - We have a plan!

Partners the United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Foundation, SDG Action Campaign and Project Everyone come together for the inaugural Global Goals Week UN Secretary-General, PGA, Special Adviser for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, DPI and SDG Advocates including Forest Whitaker,...

DP-DHL and UNDP Hold Airport Disaster Preparedness Workshops in Bali and Lombok

Germany’s Deutsche Post DHL Group and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are once again conducting their joint preventative training, known as Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD), from September 5 to 9 at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport, Lombok International Airport and Selaparang...

UNDP and the Global Fund partner with Zimbabwe to strengthen HIV prevention and treatment services

New York - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund strengthened their partnership with additional funding of US$ 143 million to help scale up the fight against HIV in Zimbabwe. HIV remains a major public health challenge in Zimbabwe with 1.4 million people living with HIV at the end of 2015....

100 Electric Vehicles "stamp" #1o5C at UN Gates for Climate Change Action!

“There is no reason why every car cannot already be electric, zero emissions and renewably powered,” says Louis Palmer, founder of the World Advanced Vehicle Expedition (WAVE). “Electric vehicles are here, they are here to stay, they’re fun, attractive and the obvious choice. They are the future.”