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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…  


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…  


Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Work in Asia-Pacific II

This report captures the work of Country Offices engaged in Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding, Preventing Violent Extremism, and the Rule of Law. It represents a new and updated edition of the…  


Denied Work – An audit of employment discrimination on the basis of gender identity in South-East Asia

This report is the first research project on such a scale examining discrimination against trans people seeking employment in the region.  


It takes two to tango: building the case for business integrity effectiveness

A collaboration piece between Bangkok Regional Hub and Istanbul Regional Hub on business integrity to mark the International Anti-Corruption Day (9 December)  


The winners of 2018 N-Peace Awards are…

A doctor providing maternal healthcare in conflict areas in Myanmar, a man working to end child marriage and menstruation taboos in Nepal, and a young activist campaigning for peace in Afghanistan are…  


Three Ways the Private Sector Can Advance LGBTI Rights and Inclusion

The private sector is the bedrock of the modern global economy. So, when businesses take a firm stand on human rights and go beyond just lip service, people sit up and take notice.  

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