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04 May 2015

Aid groups are still struggling to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed nearly 7,000 people. Here's a list of organizations aiding the relief effort in Nepal.

04 May 2015

Months before the quake, Nepal's government was in the midst of turmoil. In January, there was a brawl in Nepal's parliament over a failure to agree on a new constitution for the country.

04 May 2015

A flagship event on trade and environment, marking the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Organization (WTO), was held at its headquarters today with the participation of Director-General Roberto Azevêdo and UN Under-Secretary-General andExecutive Director of the United Nations Environment Progr

04 May 2015

Joakim Reiter discussed the links between trade and environmental policies for sustainable development at a gathering of international leaders to mark the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva on 28 April.

Studies & Presentations

27 Apr 2015

Earthquake survivors in Nepal urgently need help. Make an emergency donation now.

24 Apr 2015

An increasing number of studies show that, because of varying capacities due to gender inequalities, men and women are affected by, and respond to, climate change in different ways.

Featured Partners

Poverty Environment Partnership

The Poverty Environment Partnership is an informal network of development agencies, which seeks to improve the coordination of work on poverty reduction and the environment.

Poverty-Environment Initiative

The Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) of the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Environment Programme supports country-led efforts to address poverty-environment linkages on a global scale.

Poverty and Environment Program

The Poverty and Environment Program (PEP) of the Asian Development Bank promotes the mainstreaming of environment objectives in its poverty reduction strategies, programs, and projects.

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Multimedia

30 Apr 2015

At the request of the Government of Nepal, urban search and rescue (USAR) teams are working around the clock to locate, extract and provide initial medical support to victims trapped by collapsed structures.

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