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last contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring of 2021 as the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).  

All articles of Achim Steiner


After Covid-19 pandemic, "build forward better"

UNDP Administrator Steiner discusses progress on transition to prosperous low-carbon economies


“Governance is fundamental”

UNDP chief explains how the concepts of “human development” and “sustainable development” are converging


“Our generation’s responsibility”

Climate change and loss of biodiversity are mutually reinforcing, UNEP chief warns

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