The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a 5-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) today to accelerate progress towards sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.
UNDP today presented a Special Recognition Award to His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, of Bhutan, for his leadership in advancing human development and the wellbeing of Bhutanese people.
What change is needed to strengthen empowerment and promote inclusion and equality of all people within our efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda, including its central aspiration to leave no one behind?
UNDP's newest Goodwill Ambassador Padma Lakshmi will focus on fighting inequality, discrimination and empowering the disenfranchised.
The co-founder of civilian media group "Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently" talks tackling virtual media wars with #ExtremeLives
We now have scientific consensus that a 1.5C degree rise in global temperatures is likely. What will it mean for the world's poor?
Last year, 24.9 million people worldwide were being held captive as forced laborers, half of them in the Asia-Pacific region

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