This report provides new perspectives and insights into how to address the impacts of climate-related hazards in the coastal zone. The report provides evidence of the drivers of risks in Bangladesh’s coastal zone, analyzes what has been achieved so far in reducing these risks, and reviews the lessons learned from these achievements.

The report presents new estimates of the size and distribution of the labour force, across regions and technologies, and increases the granularity on the number of workers along the entire energy value chain.

This report was produced jointly by IRENA and the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS).

The WorldRiskIndex 2022 assesses the disaster risk for 193 countries. This covers all UN-recognized countries and over 99 percent of the world's population. With this year's focus on digitalization, the report highlights changes brought about by digital technologies in disaster preparedness and response, as well as associated risks.

The report on the State of the Climate in Africa 2021 is the result of collaboration between the African Union Commission (AUC), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), and other specialized agencies of the United Nations.

The communities inhabiting the mountainous areas of the Hind Kush Himalaya (HKH) region, which rely mainly on agriculture and farming for their food security and livelihoods, face increasingly severe impacts from climate change.

This book examines clean energy financing and approaches in hydropower and demand-side energy efficiency projects, along with policies and strategies based on experiences in South Asia. It is the second of the two volumes of books on Financing Clean Energy in Developing Asia produced by ADB.

In May 2022, the World Health Assembly passed a resolution calling for WHO to draft a global strategy on infection prevention and control.

Fewer than half the population of Asia and the Pacific have access to any social protection benefits, and public spending on social protection in the region is significantly below the global average, this new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) has found.

Living customary water tenure is the most accepted socio-legal system among the large majority of rural people in sub-Saharan Africa.

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