SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
28 September 2022
Asia and the Pacific
Publications
SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
26 September 2022
Asia and the Pacific
Publications
SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
26 September 2022
Asia and the Pacific
Door pages
SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The floods in Pakistan have caused extensive loss of life and devastation. Approximately 33 million inhabitants are reported to have been affected, while preliminary estimates indicate that around 7.6 million people may be temporarily displaced.
26 September 2022
Asia and the Pacific
Success stories
SDG 13: Climate change
Among its many mandates, UNDP works with communities in crises to help manage and reduce risks, and works with national and local governments worldwide to incorporate resilience and recovery into its crisis response. Deploying personnel immediately on the ground after the onset of a crisis, UNDP links humanitarian response to long term recovery.
18 August 2022
Asia and the Pacific
Success stories
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities, SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
I joined UNHCR Kenya as a UN Volunteer in June 2018 and have just concluded my volunteer assignment. During this period, I worked closely with my colleagues at UNHCR Kenya in promoting sustainable cities and communities. Our aim has been to help and protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people.
15 August 2022
East and Southern Africa
Success stories
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities, SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production, SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
To promote intergenerational solidarity, two UN Volunteers serving with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in Kenya met during a training session organized by the UNV Kenya Office.
12 August 2022
East and Southern Africa
Success stories
SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities, SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
I serve with the UN Environment and Climate Security Advisor to Somalia, whose position is under the UN Environment Programme, but who is seconded to the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM). This way, I have the unique opportunity to serve with two agencies. With the Climate Security Advisor, our overarching goal is to assist Somali communities in becoming resilient to increasingly recurrent and frequent climatic shocks, while also mitigating possible climate-related conflicts.
11 August 2022
East and Southern Africa
Success stories
SDG 5: Gender equality, SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Bobae Lee is a Regional Gender and Climate Change Expert serving with UN Women Asia and the Pacific Regional Office. Her assignment is fully funded by the Government of Korea. 
25 July 2022
Asia and the Pacific
Success stories
SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Nepal’s climate is strongly influenced by its topography, which varies greatly from the high altitudes of the Himalayan mountain range in the northwest to the lowlands in the southeast. The lowland regions of Nepal have a warm and humid sub‐tropical climate. Its people are largely engaged in climate sensitive and subsistence livelihoods with low adaptive capacity, thus vulnerable to climate change.
28 June 2022
Asia and the Pacific
Success stories