Administrator - United Nations Development Programme @UNDP. Former Director @OxMartinSchool / @UniofOxford @UN Under Sec-Gen & ED @UNEP, DG @IUCN
Most plastics originate from fossil fuels like coal, gas and oil.
Emissions from plastic production, use and disposal could account for 19% of the total global carbon budget by 2040.
Here are five facts you need to know to #BeatPlasticPollution 💡⬇️
With support from UN Development, see how Egypt Post Egypt Post -البريد المصري through #DigitalTransformation is laying the foundation for a future where every citizen can access quality services and actively contribute to the nation's progress. 👉🏿go.undp.org/PdHe
The destruction of nature defrauds countries & society, jeopardizing the resources that generate around half of 🌐GDP, or an estimated US$44 trillion.
Midori Paxton argues that it’s time to outlaw the destruction of nature as a serious financial crime. go.undp.org/Ek9Y
UN Development is supporting 10 municipalities in south-eastern 🇹🇳 to draw up their Local Development Plans. With the participation of citizens, civil society and local authorities, clear priorities to improve living conditions & promote economic & social development have been identified.
Promoting justice & empowering communities in Libya
وزارة الداخلية - ليبيا Head of the Family & Child Protection Unit, Michele Servadei & UN Development representatives visited Bani Walid and Tarhuna to explore engagement and capacity building opportunities with security directorates in both cities.
In 2022, major global crises prompted urgent UN Volunteers to action, quickly sending volunteers to support the response efforts of @UN partners.
From 🇧🇩 to 🇭🇹, see how UN Development has engaged volunteers to step up for crisis response & help people in need. unv.org/Annual-report/…
Investing in nature & #biodiversity is about more than simple conservation.
80% of people living in rural areas in developing countries rely on traditional plant-based medicines for basic health care. #BuildBackBiodiversity go.undp.org/vNXb
🛑 STOP INDISCRIMINATE DUMPING! 🌍
🚫 Protect the environment. End dumping now! 💪
🌊 Say NO to flooding, obstruction, and diseases. 🌿💙
✅ Join the movement for responsible waste management.
#StopDumping #ProtectOurPlanet #TakeAction