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3 Ways Businesses Can Respect Human Rights

Businesses can do more to embrace the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.  


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)  


Motivating Civil Society Actions to Advance the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

N-Peace has introduced a new chapter to inspire civil society action on women, peace and security in the region.  


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…  


UNDP and YouTube to Celebrate Positive Online Voices at the Creators for Change Summit

UNDP in Asia and the Pacific is excited to join YouTube in celebrating the achievements of dynamic, young video creators who have successfully completed the Creators for Change Academy Program at the…  


Tencent-UNDP partner to launch Connecting Cities to Solutions

The United Nations Development Programme will partner with Chinese tech-giant Tencent in a new initiative, Connecting Cities to Solutions that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship to address…  


Joint UNDP-ILO report compares work and life conditions of regular and irregular migrant workers

Regular labour migration links to more benefits for migrant workers and their families than irregular migration according to a new UNDP/ILO report on migrant work experiences from Lao People’s…  


Green Climate Fund approves US$43 million for UNDP-supported project to boost climate resilience for millions living in India’s coastal communities

India takes bold steps to achieve Paris Goals with new project that will build climate-resilient livelihoods for 1.7 million people, offset 3.5 million tons of carbon, protect vulnerable ecosystems,…  


South-South collaboration to advance legal gender recognition and inclusion of transgender people in South Asia

Far too often transgender people are being excluded from society and facing stigma, discrimination and violence. A key step towards addressing this marginalization is for countries to enact strong…  


European Union and UNDP team up to address violent extremism in Southeast Asia

UNDP and the EU are to begin work on a new project that aims to address the root causes of violent extremism, and promote tolerance and respect for diversity in Southeast Asia.  

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