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The 23rd session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues will take place in-person from 15-26 April 2024.
Climate Action Explained takes viewers on a world tour that proves meaningful climate action is possible.

Rokiatou Traoré is a young woman from Mali, passionate about projects with positive economic, social and environmental impacts.

The shea value chain proves how investing in women can transform entire communities and advance gender equality.
The costs of transitioning to a low-carbon, climate-resilient future are immense and governments alone are unable to shoulder them.
Inclusive transition to clean energy benefits people and the planet in Malawi.
We propose five recommendations for integrating blue economy and nature based solutions into national climate plans.
These routes to more sustainable food systems pave the way to accelerate our pace of change.
The herculean task of reducing deforestation relies heavily on the engagement of Brazilian states, 9 of which compose the Brazilian Amazon region.
The conservation, sustainable management and restoration of forests has immense benefits for people and for the planet.  
This Mayan millennial agriculture system is key to forest conservation in Mexico – and needs women and young people to survive.
UNDP and Climate Focus are launching a guidance to support policymakers to take decisions on short-term climate action in the land sector.
As demand for fresh water grows, young researchers from the University of Honduras are working with local communities on comprehensive solutions.

Located on the borders between the West African countries of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger is the landlocked region of Liptako-Gourma.