"Be bold, take it personally and don’t be spectators, get involved" says UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner speaking to leaders in business as he opens the two-day Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development in Singapore.
Opportunities and Challenges for Accelerating Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals
Patients and healthcare workers from Tuvalu, a remote Pacific island, explain how diagnosis and treatment is being scaled-up across the Pacific and reaching directly into people’s homes and communities.
Sri Lanka launched its first social impact funds aimed at supporting social entrepreneurs access innovative financing
The heart-rending pictures and videos from the earthquake-tsunami disaster in Sulawesi, Indonesia brought back the shock and pain of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami disaster of 2011 and the Indian Ocean Tsunami disaster of 2004.
Despite the pretty postcards of blue lagoons, many of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a pressing priority for the Maldives.

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