A No to Corruption is a Yes for You: Pacific Anti-Corruption Movement a Testimony to the World

14 Dec 2017 by Bakhodir Burkhanov and Jeremy Douglas

With corruption, our planet earth, and its finite resources, are being sold out. The people in the Pacific - more than anywhere else - know that the world is facing daunting environmental challenges. Many of them are caused by corruption committed by government officials and the private sector. … Read more

Seeing the Forest Through the Trees, and the Trees Through the Forest

16 Nov 2017 by Emily Davis, Policy Specialist, Development Finance & Effectiveness, UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub

One of the most memorable pieces of art I’ve seen in the last year or two was a photo mosaic of a cityscape. … Read more

Shelter From the Storm: Why Flood and Storm Resilient Housing Is Key to Sustainable Development in Viet Nam

14 Nov 2017 by Jenty Kirsch-Wood

 Typhoon Damrey hits Central Viet Nam, affecting 4.3 million people and killing more than 100 people. Photo: Vietnam
Typhoon Damrey ripped through central Viet Nam. More than 100 people lost their lives, while more than 130,000 homes were damaged. … Read more

How the Informal Economy Can Help Achieve Sustainable Cities in ASEAN

06 Nov 2017 by Ponsawan Gift Watanasahthorn

As long as policy-makers still see informal economies in ASEAN cities as hindrance to development, and not crucial drivers of Sustainable Cities, how can they come up with innovative policies that truly address urban informal economies? Photo: www.unsplash.com
As long as policy-makers still see informal economies in ASEAN cities as hindrance to development, and not crucial drivers of Sustainable Cities, how can they come up with innovative policies that truly address urban informal economies? … Read more

SDG Implementation: from Policy Dilemmas to Smart Prioritizing

06 Nov 2017 by Annie Sturesson

The Asia-Pacific Knowledge Exchange: Supporting Policy Coherence for Accelerating Progress Towards the 2030 Agenda took place in Manila, 2–4 October 2017. It was organized by the UN Development Programme.
Supporting Policy Coherence for Accelerating Progress Towards the 2030 Agenda took place in Manila, 2–4 October 2017. … Read more

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