Projects and Initiatives

  • 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.

  • ‘Being LGBT in Asia’ encourages networking between LGBT people across the Asia-Pacific region, building a knowledge and evidence baseline, developing an understanding of the capacity of LGBT organizations to engage in policy dialogue, and community mobilization. Through this work, ‘Being LGBT in Asia’ promotes understanding of the inherent human rights of LGBT people and the stigma and discrimination they face across every country in the region.

  • 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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