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ASEAN-China-UNDP 2019 Symposium: Innovation in Achieving the SDGs and Eradicating Poverty

This Symposium serves as knowledge-sharing platform for policy makers from ASEAN Member States and relevant stakeholders on the potential strategies to strengthen the role of innovation in achieving…  


Islamic finance going digital: Blockchain as a tool to catalyze multi-billion Waqf for SDGs

By 2020, the global size of Islamic finance is projected to reach a whopping level of US$3 trillion, coincidentally equaling the size of the global annual gap in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)…  


Cooperation between Countries Paves the way to Prosperity

To tackle development’s toughest challenges we must work together, and share resources, expertise, and knowledge  


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.  


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…  


SDG Finance Collaborative envisions new era of development planning with public and private sectors working in concert

Finance experts from over 30 UNDP Country Offices, headquarters and multiple regional bureaux assembled in Bangkok this week for the SDG Finance Collaborative, looking at new ways governments can…  


High-Level Meeting of Future Capital Leaders

The high-level meeting attracted around 50 “Future Capital Leaders” from across the region, including Ultra-High-Net-Worth families and individuals, successful entrepreneurs, financial institutions,…  


"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…  


Building capacities to mainstream the SDGs in Pakistan

The SDG support units established in the Ministry of Planning and in four provincial planning development departments commits $15 million to mainstreame the SDGs . The units serve as platforms…  

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