SDG Philanthropy Platform Launched in India Aims to Catalyze Partnerships for the Goals
SDG Philanthropy Platform Launched in India Aims to Catalyze Partnerships for the Goals

The SDG Philanthropy Platform in India launched today at a high level meet of corporate stalwarts in India’s financial hub of Mumbai, aims to deepen partnerships to achieve the SDGs. India becomes the seventh country to launch the Platform, joining Colombia, Ghana, Kenya, Indonesia, United States and Zambia.

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India and UNDP: Partnering to Leave No One Behind

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Snapshot: UNDP in 2016
Snapshot: UNDP in 2016

A quick recap of UNDP in 2016 in India. From rural housing, to skilling, Ganga rejuvenation, biodiversity conservation, governance and support to implementation of government schemes. Its been an exciting year. Take a look!

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#bestof2016 | The Year in Review
#bestof2016 | The Year in Review

2016 has been a fulfilling year where we deepened our collaboration with central and state governments, launched several new exciting partnerships, and continued to support the transformational ideas that will ensure India realizes its dream of creating better lives for all its citizens. As we look forward to 2017, we reflect on the year gone by through the lens of the camera.

Stories of Aspiration, Stories of Direction: ‘Disha’ in Action
#bestof2016 | Stories of Aspiration, Stories of Direction: ‘Disha’ in Action

Disha aims to improve the lives of one million women in India by helping them learn marketable skills, connecting them with income opportunities and assisting women to become economically self-sufficient. It was a busy year for us with over 40 pilots in the National Capital Region of Delhi, Haryana, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Telangana. Take a look at our year!

UNRC Yuri Afanasiev on Imagining India in 2030 | Business Worl
#bestof2016 | UNRC Yuri Afanasiev on Imagining India in 2030 | Business World

India will have six megacities with over 10 million residents each, and will witness an urban explosion never seen before

Evin, vaccines, innovation
#bestof2016 | Smarter Vaccine Management, Stronger Health Systems

Know how a basic smartphone, an app and the commitment of people are transforming vaccine management in India to ensure no child is left behind to secure future generations.

ecotourism, Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary, biodiversity
#bestof2016 | Transforming Lives through Ecotourism

How can local communities conserve biodiversity and earn sustainable livelihoods? Watch how people living on the fringes of the majestic Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary are earning a living through ecotourism and protecting their biodiversity.

Pankh Portal, Disha, skills, women, smartphone, app
#bestof2016 | Pankh Portal: Powering the Dreams of Aspiring Women

In 2016, Pankh Portal – a dynamic website portal and career guidance and counseling tool – was launched to exclusively address the needs and aspirations of young, job-seeking women in Delhi. Watch to learn how the website and guidance tool prepare underserved women for employment.

#bestof2016 | e-Steps to a Healthy Future: Encouraging Equity in Vaccine Availability
#bestof2016 | e-Steps to a Healthy Future: Encouraging Equity in Vaccine Availability

A project in partnership with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, eVIN is revolutionizing the way vaccines are stored and managed. Take a glimpse into how eVIN is plugging gaps to improve vaccination systems in India.

Saving the World's Largest Fish
#bestof2016 | Saving the World's Largest Fish

Watch how local fishing communities are coming together to conserve whale sharks in the east coast of India, and contributing to conserving the rich marine life of the area.

Protectors of the Forest: Communities Reverse Land Degradation in Madhya Pradesh
#bestof2016 | Protectors of the Forest: Communities Reverse Land Degradation in Madhya Pradesh

A UNDP partnership with the Government of Madhya Pradesh, funded by Global Environment Facility has helped in restoring over 14,000 hectares of land, reducing soil erosion and raising the incomes of local communities by as much as 40 percent.

Living with Dignity; HIV-sensitive Social Protection in India
#bestof2016 | Living with Dignity; HIV-sensitive Social Protection in India

Purshottam Jat, 42, has been living with HIV for the last 18 years. In 1998, his world came crashing down around him when he realized he was HIV positive during a business trip to Goa. A trucker by profession, he used to drive his truck across the country to supply marble from Rajasthan to southern parts of India. Purshottam did not want to die but could not find a single reason to live.