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Call for Nominations: Equator Prize 2019

This worldwide outreach effort aims to identify exceptional local solutions for climate, people, and planet. Nominations are open through 26 February 2019.  


‘Whole of society’ approach needed to tackle global epidemic of noncommunicable diseases

Urgent action is needed to reduce the estimated annual 41 million deaths from noncommunicable diseases across the globe.  


Paving the way towards judicial excellence in Malaysia

The workshop which marked the first ever collaboration between the Malaysian judiciary and UNDP, provided an opportunity to discuss the findings from a comprehensive consultation within the judiciary…  


3 Ways Businesses Can Respect Human Rights

Businesses can do more to embrace the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.  


It takes two to tango: building the case for business integrity effectiveness

A collaboration piece between Bangkok Regional Hub and Istanbul Regional Hub on business integrity to mark the International Anti-Corruption Day (9 December)  


Motivating Civil Society Actions to Advance the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

N-Peace has introduced a new chapter to inspire civil society action on women, peace and security in the region.  


Joint UNDP-ILO report compares work and life conditions of regular and irregular migrant workers

Regular labour migration links to more benefits for migrant workers and their families than irregular migration according to a new UNDP/ILO report on migrant work experiences from Lao People’s…  


Green Climate Fund approves US$43 million for UNDP-supported project to boost climate resilience for millions living in India’s coastal communities

India takes bold steps to achieve Paris Goals with new project that will build climate-resilient livelihoods for 1.7 million people, offset 3.5 million tons of carbon, protect vulnerable ecosystems,…  


South-South collaboration to advance legal gender recognition and inclusion of transgender people in South Asia

Far too often transgender people are being excluded from society and facing stigma, discrimination and violence. A key step towards addressing this marginalization is for countries to enact strong…  


UNDP, Google Announce Creators for Change Fellows for Online Tolerance Video Projects in Asia

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Asia and the Pacific and Google subsidiary YouTube are pleased to announce the video projects and YouTube Creators chosen to take part in the…  

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