This report was developed with the technical leadership and financial support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as part of the advocacy efforts of the wider United Nations System led by the Resident Coordinator to support the socio-economic response and recovery efforts to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The recent study conducted by UNDP Accelerator Lab Nepal in 2020 shows that, urban areas altogether generate above 350 tons of plastic waste every day, threatening the natural ecosystem and human health.
Most Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are still not eligible for concessional financing because they are classified as middle- or high-income countries. But they are more vulnerable than income data alone might suggest.
With 1.2 million respondents, the Peoples' Climate Vote is the largest survey of public opinion on climate change ever conducted. Using a new and unconventional approach to polling, results span 50 countries covering 56% of the world's population.