By Benjamin Ong and Yin Wei Chong, UNDP Accelerator Lab Malaysia
Malaysia, like many countries in Southeast Asia, is witnessing rapid growth and development. This is especially visible in the rise of cities outside the capital, Kuala Lumpur.
By Nasha Lee, Environment Analyst
The 2019 UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP 25, is currently underway in the Spanish capital of Madrid. Within the halls of the negotiations, as negotiators discuss more ambitious action on climate change, the phrase “climate emergency” has been used generously.
The Sustainable Development Goals are a first in human history—a global compact to create a future where nobody is left behind. The 17 goals were adopted by all countries at the United Nations in September 2015. They encompass every aspect of human and planetary wellbeing; a universal call to action to end poverty, to protect Earth and ensure all people enjoy peace and prosperity. They also come with a deadline: 2030.
An earthquake shattered millions of lives in Nepal, UNDP is working to help people recover and rebuild stronger.
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