Projects and Initiatives

  • Being LGBTI in Asia is a regional programme supported by UNDP, the Swedish Embassy in Bangkok, USAID, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Faith in Love Foundation (Hong Kong) which aims to reduce marginalization and exclusion of LGBTI people.

  • The project objective was to address key areas for promoting women’s entrepreneurs and intraregional trade in South Asia so as to build, strengthen and enhance the capacity of women’s micro, small and medium enterprises to derive greater benefits from regional markets and value chains.

  • We've joined forces with YouTube’s Creators for Change to tackle online extremism through a series of tailored bootcamps for influential video creators in the region.

  • There has been strong momentum in support of national dialogue and action around Business and Human Rights in many parts of Asia.

  • The Government of Japan has committed funding to UNDP to improve disaster risk information and carry out tsunami-awareness programmes in schools across the Asia-Pacific region to reduce the loss of lives associated with tsunamis. ­­­­

  • The Multi-Country Western Pacific Integrated HIV/TB Programme aims to improve the coverage and quality of HIV/TB prevention, treatment and care in 11 participating Western Pacific countries. The programme includes prevention programmes for key populations; PMTCT; HIV, STI and TB prevention, treatment and care services; addressing TB/HIV coinfection and multi-drug resistant TB, removing legal barriers to access; and community systems strengthening.

  • The Multi-Country South Asia Global Fund HIV Programme (Phase 2) is a regional HIV Programme operating in seven countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The overall goal of the Programme is to reduce the impact of, and vulnerability to, HIV of men who have sex with men (MSM), hijras and transgender people through Community Systems Strengthening (CSS). The United Nations Development Programme Bangkok Regional Hub (UNDP BRH) serves the role of interim Principal Recipient.

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