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CITRA: Bringing innovation into public sector service delivery in Sri Lanka

Using approaches such as human centered design processes, fore-sighting tools and co-designing avenues, to assist the government find creative and innovative development solutions to increasingly…  


Special Address by UNDP Administrator - UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights

If businesses drive respect for human rights across their operations and value chains, they can induce positive changes in the lives of millions of people that are also directly linked to the 17 SDGs.…  


International Women’s Day

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner's Statement on International Women’s Day - 8 March 2019. Theme: ‘Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change’  


UNDP and partners launch new initiative for unmet health needs

Recognizing the urgency of developing new lifesaving treatments for neglected tropical diseases, malaria and tuberculosis and getting them to people in need, the Government of Japan, the UNDP-led…  


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…  


A Business Practice Worth Spreading

On our visit to Interface, we were introduced to the company’s seven steps for operating a sustainable business, which include: waste management, carbon emission reduction, social development, and…  



Tourists in Mongolia Get a Nudge to Litter Less in Nature

The latest statistics from the local government database show that around 120,000 Mongolians and more than 20,000 international tourists visited the park in 2016. And those numbers are rising by…  

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