Launched: Publication on financing the Sustainable Development Goals in ASEAN
Nov 17, 2017
ASEAN, together with PR China and UNDP, launched a publication on financing the Sustainable Development Goals in ASEAN at the ASEAN Secretariat today.
Businesses and States in ASEAN Discuss the Responsibility to Respect Human Rights
Nov 15, 2017
Chair of the UN Working Group on business and human rights, Dr. Surya Deva, spoke to assembled delegates at the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) training event on Business and Human Rights.
Highly Vulnerable Karachi Schools Conduct Tsunami Evacuation Drills
Nov 7, 2017
Students, government officials, civil society organizations and UN agencies came together today to commemorate World Tsunami Day by holding a tsunami school evacuation drill and cleaning the shoreline near their settlements.
Disaster Preparedness Education through Folk Games
Nov 4, 2017
On the occasion of World Tsunami Awareness Day, traditional games were organized around the Hoa Kiem Lake at the heart of Ha Noi city, to raise awareness on the risks of tsunamis and disaster prevention measures.
More Schools in Samoa Ready to Conduct Safety Drills
Nov 3, 2017
A tsunami evacuation drill in the newly built Savaia Primary School in Samoa mobilized 170 students, teachers, and members of school board. It was organized on the occasion of the World Tsunami Awareness Day 2017 and the Samoan National Environment Week.
School Drills Ensure that Most Vulnerable Groups are Prepared
Nov 1, 2017
By Sanny Jegillos, Team Leader, UNDP Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia and the Pacific at opening ceremony of school tsunami drills campaign in Indonesia.
Samoa is ready to IMPRESS with launch of large-scale renewable energy project
Oct 31, 2017
As officials gather in Bonn for the annual COP climate talks, the Government of Samoa and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today officially launched a multi-million dollar project (dubbed “IMPRESS” - “Improving the Performance and Reliability of Renewable Energy Power System in Samoa”) to enhance sustainable and cost-effective energy production in the Small Island Developing State.
Safety Drill Prepares Solomon Islands Schools for Tsunamis
Oct 18, 2017
The first tsunami drill at schools in the Solomon Islands mobilized nearly 400 students and teachers, testing the schools’ emergency management plans and newly constructed evacuation routes.
New Evacuation Route Built for the Tonga Tsunami Drill
Oct 16, 2017
More than 300 students and teachers from the Kolomotu’a Primary School in Tonga participated in their first ever tsunami drill, part of a region-wide tsunami education and awareness program.
1,400 Students and Teachers in Samoa Participate in Tsunami Evacuation Drills
Oct 12, 2017
On the occasion of International Day for Disaster Reduction, tsunami evacuation drills in Samoa mobilised 1,400 students and teachers to test their school disaster preparedness and evacuation plans.