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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.  


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)…  


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…  


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…  


UNDP and Citi Foundation Jointly Host Youth Co: Lab Summit To Accelerate The Largest Youth Social Entrepreneurship Movement In Asia and the Pacific

Youth Co:Lab, the project co-led by UNDP and Citi Foundation, is the largest youth-led social entrepreneurship movement driving the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.  


"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…  


Canada to support lesbian, bisexual and trans women’s economic empowerment in the Philippines in partnership with UNDP/Being LGBTI in Asia and the Pacific

UNDP is proud to welcome Global Affairs Canada as a new partner to the Being LGBTI in Asia and the Pacific programme, with the signing of an agreement to support work on economic empowerment of…  


N-PEACE

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


LGBTI Activists Call for Social and Legal Reforms on Zero Discrimination Day

In order to end discrimination and achieve broad acceptance for LGBTI people across South Asia, coordinated and strategic advocacy efforts to advance both legal and social reforms are needed, said…  


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…  

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