School and Children at the Centre of Disaster Risk Reduction
Sep 20, 2017
The first ever campaign on tsunami awareness and disaster prevention in schools in was launched today in Cau Giay High school in Hanoi, Vietnam. The campaign “Schools of Son Tinh” targets school children through education programmes, tsunami and disasters drills, and awareness raising activities in selected schools across Viet Nam. It is being conducted by the Viet Nam Disaster Management Authority, Ministry of Agriculture and the United Nations Development Programme, with support from the Government of Japan.
UNDP, ASEAN, call for more robust financing of Sustainable Development Goals
Aug 22, 2017
The ASEAN region will have to overcome critical challenges rooted in poverty and environmental stress in the coming decades, if it is to attain the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, and realise its own ASEAN Community Vision 2025.
“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,
- Transformational change drives me – Q&A with Claudio Providas, Country Director for UNDP Timor-Leste Jul 12, 2017
Regional meet on Business and Human Rights in ASEAN opens in Bangkok
Jun 1, 2017
Representatives from the public, private and people sectors, from ASEAN member states gathered in Bangkok on Thursday in a workshop that will examine the region’s efforts in ensuring its international human rights commitments are reconciled with prevalent business practices.
Global Conference on Sustainable Development in Fragile and Conflict-affected States opens in Timor-Leste
May 22, 2017
The Global Conference on 2030 Agenda brings together High Level policy makers from Government, Development Partners, and Civil Society Organizations to discuss challenges and share lessons and best practices on the implementations of the 2030 Agenda in Fragile and conflict-affected states.
UNDP, partners, host international workshop on Re-inventing Public Service Delivery
May 10, 2017
The UNDP Global Centre for Public Service Excellence, in partnership with the Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana and the World Bank’s Global Knowledge & Research Hub in Malaysia organized an international workshop on Re-inventing Public Service Delivery on 3-5 May 2017.
Announcing the official Call for Nominations for the 2017 N-Peace Awards
Apr 2, 2017
Do you know someone who deserves recognition for their work on peace or conflict-prevention in their community?
Joint UN Mission supports Bhutan efforts to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases
Feb 17, 2017
Reducing harmful alcohol use, and improving diet and nutrition in Bhutan were among key areas focused on by the first joint mission to the country by the United Nations Interagency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).