Countries in Asia and the Pacific must build resilience to natural hazards and invest in social protection systems if the region is to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
Showcasing social enterprise models that aim to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, five winners were felicitated at the inaugural Asia Pacific Youth Co:Lab Summit in Bangkok.
Ghuncha Gul is a woman farmer fondly known as ‘honey’ by her villagers as she keeps bees to make honey. She also manages a greenhouse.
Read UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner's official statement for International Women's Day, the annual celebration of women's empowerment and advocacy for gender equality.
Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar" one student kept repeating into the microphone during the tsunami evacuation drill, in Aceh, Indonesia. I was wondering, why?
Read our Deputy Regional Director Valerie Cliff's op-ed for the World Economic Forum.

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