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The Future is Asian, but Corruption Keeps it Mired in the Past

The Asia-Pacific region continues to be the most dynamic of the global economy with sustained economic growth, investment and trade. This represents a tremendous opportunity to improve the lives of…  


N-Peace Announces New Categories for Civil Society Organization Grants

The N-Peace Network would like to announce some important changes regarding the categories for this year's small grants component.  


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)…  


Judicial Integrity Champions Second Network Meeting

Following the Judicial Integrity Champions Inception Meeting in March 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand, the Supreme Court of Indonesia hosted the Second Network Meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia on 25-26 March…  


"Promoting a Fair Business Environment in ASEAN" project's First Private Sector Advisory Group Meeting

To help guide the project's efforts, UNDP has invited corporate governance and sustainability experts to join the “Private Sector Advisory Group” (PSAG) to advise its engagement in the area of…  


Fair Business Environment Lab

To develop innovative solutions for business integrity and sustainable development, UNDP organized a one-day “Fair Business Environment Lab” on 10 June 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. This Lab was the…  


Diversifying the economy and improving service delivery in Timor-Leste

Together with the Government of Timor-Leste, UNDP is helping to establish a special economic zone, foster social businesses and make local governance more effective.  


N-PEACE

Unique to the Asia-Pacific region, N-PEACE operates in Afghanistan, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines and Sri Lanka to increase the role of women in conflict resolution and…  


Modern slavery is on the rise in Asia, but new laws show consumer pressure is working

In 2018, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Walk Free Foundation estimated that 24.9 million people worldwide were being held captive as forced laborers, half of them in the…  


Paving the way towards judicial excellence in Malaysia

The workshop which marked the first ever collaboration between the Malaysian judiciary and UNDP, provided an opportunity to discuss the findings from a comprehensive consultation within the judiciary…  

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