Gender and Macroeconomic Issues in Asia and the Pacific - Quarterly Newsletter vol. 6 issue 3Jul 30, 2015The 2015 third issue of the newsletter covers events and activities across the region on macroeconomics issues from a gender perspective. Download a copy to read about training of trainers on gender and economic policy in Cambodia, feminist economists discussed crisis, austerity and gender equality, how masculinities challenge notions of victimhood in trafficking and more...
Climate negotiators from LDCs sharpen data, diplomacy skills ahead of Paris meet Jul 27, 2015A United Nations Development Programme training to help Least Developed Countries participate more effectively in international climate change negotiations commenced on Monday, with representatives from more than 20 countries slated to attend.
Private Sector engages with UN Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption ProjectJul 14, 2015Executives and representatives of nine national private sector organisations were consulted and introduced to anti-corruption efforts in the Pacific at a workshop held on 4 July in Nadi, Fiji.
Hit ignorance for a six! ‘Let’s talk about HIV’ cricket tournament Jul 6, 2015Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka – The sport of cricket was used as a medium to convey HIV prevention information and raise awareness about stigma and discrimination faced by people living with HIV (PLHIV) and key populations, such as men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people, at a recent event in the coastal town of Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka.
Legal environments affecting the HIV response in South-East Asia: New reportJun 29, 2015Bangkok – A regional review of laws in South-East Asia examines the legal environments affecting HIV responses among people living with HIV, sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender people, people who inject drugs, young people and migrants.
New report sheds light on health challenges of migrants in South-East AsiaJun 23, 2015Bangkok – South-East Asia’s migrant workers often face immense hardship throughout their migration experience, such as stigma and discrimination, exploitative working conditions, social exclusion and, critically, a lack of access to health services, says a new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
UNDP Asia-Pacific chief arrives in Kathmandu to take part in conference on rebuilding NepalJun 22, 2015Haoliang Xu, a UN Assistant Secretary-General and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific arrived in Kathmandu today on a four-day visit, which includes his participation in the International Donors ‘Conference to support Nepal’s post-disaster reconstruction efforts.
Asia-Pacific countries stand united against homophobic and transphobic bullying in schools Jun 19, 2015Asia-Pacific countries have committed to taking steps to address homophobic and transphobic bullying in their schools during a three-day regional consultation organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Asia-Pacific regional offices.
Food crops being sent to remote islands hit by Tropical Cyclone PamJun 2, 2015Fast-growing vegetable seeds are being sent to some of the most remote parts of the Solomon Islands, which were badly hit by Tropical Cyclone Pam.
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