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Cooperation between Countries Paves the way to Prosperity

To tackle development’s toughest challenges we must work together, and share resources, expertise, and knowledge  

Creating Connections: South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific

The twelve stories in this publication showcase the depth and breadth of South-South and Triangular Cooperation, across Asia and the Pacific.  

Minds at the margin are not marginal minds

Incredible richness of local innovations are continuously flourishing on the edges. These innovations are often overlooked and flagged as marginal.  

Asia-Pacific Regional Community of Practice Meeting on Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption

The Asia-Pacific Regional Community of Practice on Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption to be held 11-12 June 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand will be the first Community of Practice (CoP)…  

Working on the engine—using portfolio sensemaking to accelerate learning

This post recaps what we’ve learned so far on how the process can be used to accelerate learning — and ultimately accelerate the effects of what we do as a development agency.  

Regional Guide for Schools to Prepare for Tsunamis

The Regional Guide is intended to provide practical guidance to school administration on how to prepare for and respond to a tsunami risk.  

Plastic habit: Reducing waste with behavioral insights in Solomon Islands

As Honiara’s population of about 88,000 grows, the city’s waste will likely continue to stress infrastructure and the environment to new extremes.  

Finding home in a Maldives that never trends on Instagram

Departing United Nations RC and UNDP RR Shoko Noda reflects on her four years in the atoll nation.  

SDG Localization in ASEAN: Experiences In Shaping Policy And Implementation Pathways

The key question remaining is how SDG localization can be practically, efficiently and effectively implemented. The key barrier to effective localization is often found in weak institutions and…  

SDG Finance Collaborative envisions new era of development planning with public and private sectors working in concert

Finance experts from over 30 UNDP Country Offices, headquarters and multiple regional bureaux assembled in Bangkok this week for the SDG Finance Collaborative, looking at new ways governments can…  

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