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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.  


Expediting the implementation of basic education in Philippines

Government of Philippines partner with UNDP to expedite implementation of the K-12 Education Programme to help reduce capacity gaps and ensure the timely delivery of ICT equipment and services for…  


Energy Access Projects and SDG Benefits

The study reflected in this report aims to give UNDP staff and project managers tools and guidance on how to improve assessments of impacts associated with clean energy projects.  


New people-centred approaches needed to ensure no one is left behind in ASEAN

While there has been extraordinary economic progress in the ASEAN region, pockets of multi-dimensional poverty remain. If those who have been left behind – the poorest of the poor – are to be reached,…  


ASEAN-China-UNDP Symposium on Localising the SDGs and Realising Poverty Eradication

Building on two previous symposiums, the ASEAN-China-UNDP Symposium on Localising the SDGs and Realising Poverty Eradication will promote implementation of the SDGs in ASEAN in the context of…  


Time to end the global ‘Book Famine’

I must have been 6 or 7 years old when my mother suddenly took a detour on the way to church one sunny Sunday morning. It was to escort a lady with a white cane. This was my first encounter with a…  


Moving the needle to leave no young person behind

Anshul Sonak, Intel’s Regional Director (Innovation and Education, Asia) and Youth Co:Lab Champion for Youth Empowerment discusses the need for an innovation-based model of youth development that…  



UNDP and supporters celebrate the peacebuilding achievements of 11 N-Peace Award 2017 winners

Eleven gender equality advocates, women leaders, and champions for peacebuilding will be recognised for their achievements at the annual N-Peace Awards Gala hosted by the United Nations Development…  


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