Asian lawmakers, UNDP team up on parliamentary handbook for the Sustainable Development Goals
Sep 30, 2016
The workshop concluded with the adoption of Jakarta Declaration on Development Effectiveness to Implement the SDGs.
UNDP, Baoshang Bank to foster entrepreneurship and innovation among youth
Sep 29, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the China- based Baoshang Bank today announced a new partnership to fund and nurture entrepreneurship and innovation among youth in Asia and the Pacific.
Haoliang Xu: Speech at the CSR Asia Summit 2016
Sep 27, 2016
Achieving the SDGs is a historic undertaking. According to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), between $3.3 trillion and $4.5 trillion a year in government spending, private investments and aid will be needed to meet the targets.
Haoliang Xu: Keynote Address at the Symposium on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development ‘Leave No One Behind’
Sep 22, 2016
The main purpose of the Symposium is to bring together key government officials, leading think tanks, development practitioners and partners from diverse backgrounds to share ideas and knowledge on how to move forward effectively in the ASEAN region to address the twin principles and challenges of ‘Leaving No One Behind’ (2030 Agenda) and ‘People-Centered’ development (Vision 2025).
UNDP and China to Cooperate on Belt and Road Initiative
Sep 20, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the People’s Republic of China signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) on the margins of the 71st United Nations General Assembly during Premier Li Keqiang’s visit.
Bangladesh public service innovations earn global plaudits
Sep 20, 2016
The Bangladesh government’s success in transforming the country’s public services through innovation and technology, earned global plaudits this week during the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
After global search, film star Michelle Yeoh announces names of UNDP’s youngest and cutest ambassadors – a pair of panda cubs
Sep 19, 2016
The competition to name the pandas saw thousands of people enter from 116 different countries. It was held in association with dozens of zoos around the world, many of which have their own pandas, including Toronto Zoo in Canada, Chiang Mai Zoo in Thailand, Adventure World and Ueno Zoo in Japan, Zoo Atlanta in the US, Edinburgh Zoo in the UK, and Adelaide Zoo in Australia.
UNDP and HIFC sign a MOU to promote social impact investing
Sep 9, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Haifu International Finance Holding Group Limited (HIFC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), in New York today. The agreement is the first under the new United Nations Social Impact Fund (UNSIF) which aims to create partnerships between participating UN agencies and impact investors to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
UNDP Innovates to Meet Growing Aspirations in Asia and the Pacific
Sep 8, 2016
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has leveraged low-cost innovations, knowledge exchanges between countries in the region, and emerging technologies, to provide new opportunities to some of the most marginalized communities in the Asia-Pacific region, says its 2015-16 Results Report.
UNDP and Global Initiatives to co-organise Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development 2016
Aug 26, 2016
We are delighted to announce that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be working together with Global Initiatives, as co-organisers for the 5th annual Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development, held once again at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, 22 - 24 November 2016.