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Our secret weapon

Cities are responsible for 70 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions, with transport, buildings, energy, and waste management accounting for the bulk of urban emissions.  


Keeping us cool

It can be a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it.  


Malaysian cities – a powerful vehicle in reducing emissions

Cities are a powerful driver for solutions that simultaneously address climate change and advance development. Such has been witnessed by the GTALCC project, who has worked with crucial government and…  


COVID-19: 3 Lessons for Climate Change

The current pandemic is an unprecedented global crisis. And yet, one unlikely beneficiary has emerged amidst the slowdown caused by COVID-19—our planet.  


Metal rat in an urban field: Confronting the ‘pembangunan’ hamster-wheel

All over the world, nations wrestle with urbanization, accelerated post-World War II on population, economic and technological fronts. Southeast Asian cities, in particular, have grown exponentially…  



A Single Mom’s sacrifice for peace

What are you willing to sacrifice?  


Youth Co:Lab Summit 2019 ends in Hanoi

Malaysia was represented in this regional event by team iReka.  


UNDP and Elections Commission partner for Electoral Reforms

The agreement will be through the project titled ‘Malaysia’s Electoral Reforms Support (MERS)’ project.  


Malaysia Judiciary and UNDP launch IFCE report

The report is a framework to be used to identify entry points for judiciary reform, In line with the new government’s reform agenda.  

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