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COP22 takes first step to consider indigenous and local practices

Delegations gathered in Marrakech for the COP22 climate talks agreed, among others, to green-light the creation of the local communities and indigenous peoples platform which was established at COP21 in 2015. In Paris countries Party to the UNFCCC recognized “the need to strengthen knowledge, technologies, practices and efforts of local communities and indigenous peoples related (…)

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UNDP report how emerging technologies and innovation can help to achieve SDGs

International organisations can leverage the power of innovation to better address some of the world’s most challenging development problems, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Innovation Facility. The report,  titled “2015 Year in Review: Innovation for 2030”, illustrates 62 initiatives across 45 countries sponsored by the Facility in (…)