Around 500 Indonesian School Children Taking Part in Tsunami Drill in Bali
Aug 15, 2017
More than 500 Indonesian elementary school children in the tourist island of Bali on took part in a major tsunami drill conducted by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), Tuesday, with financial support from the Government of Japan.
International Youth Day 2017
Aug 12, 2017
Since the adoption of Security Council Resolution 2250 in 2015, there is growing recognition that as agents of change, young people are critical actors in conflict prevention and sustaining peace. International Youth Day 2017 is dedicated to celebrating young people’s contributions to conflict prevention and transformation as well as inclusion, social justice, and sustainable peace.
- Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, Remarks at the Japan National Press Club, Tokyo, Japan Aug 10, 2017
Top UN Development Official Chooses Myanmar for His First Official Visit
Aug 7, 2017
Achim Steiner, Chair of the United Nations Development Group and Administrator of the UN Development Programme, will visit Myanmar from August 6 –8.
Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator and Chair UN Development Group: Remarks on “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building a better future in Myanmar”
Aug 7, 2017
It is truly a great pleasure to be here this afternoon at Yangon University, a university that is famous throughout Asia, and one that has produced many of Myanmar’s past and present leadership, including General Aung San, its first Prime Minister U Nu and the UN’s Secretary General U Thant, who graduated from this university in 1929 and at the age of 20!
8th University Scholars Leadership Symposium: opening remarks for Ms Valerie Cliff
Aug 2, 2017
As you can see, achieving the Sustainable Development Goals requires the partnership of governments, private sector, civil society, and citizens, particularly young people, to make sure we mobilize and share knowledge, expertise, technology and financial resources.
New initiative for SDG impact and sustainable businesses in Viet Nam
Jul 28, 2017
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Viet Nam and HATCH! VENTURES announced today the SDG Challenge 2017 - a competition and acceleration program to encourage young people to develop and innovate business solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
UNDP and the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors Support Journalists in Pakistan to Improve Climate Finance Reporting
Jul 25, 2017
A United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) initiative - Strengthening the Governance of Climate Change Finance programme - and the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) have held workshops in Karachi and Lahore to intensively build media skills on reporting on climate change and climate finance in Pakistan.
“Eradicate Poverty and Promote Prosperity” side event at the 2017 High-level Political Forum
Jul 17, 2017
The Afghanistan Mission to the United Nations and the Ministry of Economy of Afghanistan organized a side event on 17 July in New York, on the sidelines of the United Nations High-Level Political Forum.
Asia-Pacific Policymakers Highlight Initiatives for a Sustainable Future
Jul 17, 2017
Countries share early experiences in advancing SDG agenda on the first day of the Ministerial Segment at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development,