Haoliang Xu: Speech at the Launch of the Asia Pacific Human Development Report 2016Apr 26, 2016Asia and the Pacific is at a crossroads. The population in the region tripled in the past 65 years to 4 billion. They are forming the largest working population the world has ever seen. There are now more working-aged people and fewer dependents than at any point in history, providing a springboard for growth. To be exact, 68 percent of people are of working age and only 32 percent are dependents. This is an opportunity.
UNDP: Fastest Population Shift In History Means Make Or Break For Asia-PacificApr 25, 2016The report, entitled “Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development”, notes that Asia-Pacific countries now have more working-aged people and fewer dependents than at any point in history, providing a springboard for growth. Region-wide, 68 percent of people are of working age and only 32 percent are dependents.
UNDP Asia Pacific launches #RHDR2016 Twitter ContestApr 22, 2016The UNDP Asia Pacific Bureau today announced a Twitter contest that awards the winners with an internship opportunity. This work experience is professional and academic in nature, offering insight into the substance and daily operations of the United Nations Development Programme world.
UNDP to Launch Report on People-Centered Development in Asia-PacificApr 13, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced today that it will launch its new human development report “Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development,” on April 26 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Judges should not fear public scrutiny, says Nepal Chief JusticeApr 10, 2016The judicial leadership of Nepal has expressed a commitment to continue reforms and promote accountability for safeguarding judicial integrity and achieving justice for all.
Corruption remains a major stumbling block for justice sector reforms: UNDPApr 8, 2016Corrupt judicial systems undermine reforms and are a major impediment to ensuring access to justice and human rights for ordinary citizens across the world, says a new report published by the United Nations Development Programme and U4 Anti-corruption Resource Centre on Friday.
Experts call for renewed urgency to ensure access to affordable medicines in AsiaMar 18, 2016Bangkok, Thailand – Innovative multi-sectoral approaches are urgently needed to achieve equitable and sustainable access to lifesaving medicines, diagnostics and vaccines, said experts at a regional consultation this week in Bangkok.
Cyclone devastation calls for extraordinary partnershipsMar 15, 2016Responding to the Fiji Government's call for strengthened support from the private sector and with support of the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Pacific Community (SPC) has facilitated an innovative partnership between the Ministry of Agriculture and Fiji’s telecommunications companies to use text messaging service to inform mobile phone users in affected areas.
United Nations Development Programme Appoints Hollywood Actress Michelle Yeoh as Goodwill AmbassadorMar 15, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today appointed award-winning action heroine Michelle Yeoh as its newest Goodwill Ambassador.
Finland renews support for UNDP’s work in strengthening democratic governance in MyanmarMar 11, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has received four million Euros (approximately USD 4.4 M) from the Government of Finland to support the agency’s work in Myanmar in the areas of democratic governance, local development and environmental sustainability.
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