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Opening the tap

Binisera Lamichhane Mangar cradles her 2-year-old granddaughter and, with her free hand, turns on a gleaming faucet as the entire village of Gadhi looks on. The pipe gurgles as the crowd hold their…  


Valuing biodiversity and achieving national SDG targets

Biodiversity is much more than a list of species of microbes, fauna and flora, it is the colourful image we have of our landscapes, the inspiration for our spiritual and cultural heritage, the…  


A human rights-based response to the Rohingya crisis

I joined the Bangladesh Human Rights Commission in a fact-finding visit, and arriving in the refugee camps, the scale of the crisis is immediately apparent.  


Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development 2017

Opening Plenary Address at the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development 2017  


CARICOM-UN High-Level Pledging Conference

Opening Remarks at the CARICOM-UN High-Level Pledging Conference Technical Consultation  


Financing for Development and 2030 Agenda

Keynote speech at the High-Level Conference on Financing for Development  


NDC Support Programme

Remarks at COP23 Launch Event for NDC Support Programme  


Investing in Nature

Remarks at COP23 on “Investing in Nature: a smart choice to reach the Paris agreement targets”  


Supply chain initiatives and REDD+ finance

Remarks on Integrating sustainable supply chain initiatives and REDD+ finance at the national scale  


South-South Cooperation on Climate Change

Remarks on “Partnership for Climate-Friendly and Sustainable Development: Southern Countries in Action”  

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