In early 2016, Zika was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern due to its association with a surge of birth defects. Zika has since spread throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, with local transmission also reported in parts of the USA, Asia and Africa.

The report finds that although average human development improved significantly across all regions from 1990 to 2015, one in three people worldwide continue to live in low levels of human development, as measured by the Human Development Index.

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development commits to promoting development in a balanced way – economically, socially and environmentally – in all countries of the world, leaving no one behind, and paying special attention to those people who are poorest or most excluded.

This Issue Brief describes why scaled up action on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) is integral for sustainable development.

This brief provides illustrative examples of how biodiversity can play an essential role in efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

This brief provides illustrative examples of how biodiversity can play an essential role in efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

This document contains the Proceedings of the African Economic Conference 2015.

The United Nations Development Programme issued a report commissioned by the Climate Vulnerable Forum, independently developed together with climate science and policy institute, Climate Analytics, entitled Low Carbon Monitor at the UN Climate Change Conference at Marrakech (UNFCCC COP 22) that examines benefits and opportunities of limiting war

The United Nations Development Programme issued a report commissioned by the Climate Vulnerable Forum, independently developed together with climate science and policy institute, Climate Analytics, entitled Low Carbon Monitor at the UN Climate Change Conference at Marrakech (UNFCCC COP 22) that examines benefits and opportunities of limiting war

UNDP launched the 2nd edition of its flagship report on climate change, this time focusing on the impact of climate change on development gains.

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