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Asia-Pacific Regional Community of Practice Meeting on Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption

The Asia-Pacific Regional Community of Practice on Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption to be held 11-12 June 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand will be the first Community of Practice (CoP)…  


SDG Finance Collaborative envisions new era of development planning with public and private sectors working in concert

Finance experts from over 30 UNDP Country Offices, headquarters and multiple regional bureaux assembled in Bangkok this week for the SDG Finance Collaborative, looking at new ways governments can…  


Judicial Integrity Champions Second Network Meeting

Following the Judicial Integrity Champions Inception Meeting in March 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand, the Supreme Court of Indonesia hosted the Second Network Meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia on 25-26 March…  


Improving pricing and procurement of health technologies to advance universal health coverage

Well-managed policies and approaches for the pricing and procurement of health technologies are vital for low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to ensure the availability and affordability of…  


Second Belt and Road Forum opens in Beijing with the theme “Belt and Road Cooperation: Shaping a Brighter Shared Future”

Xu Haoliang, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific of the United Nations Development Programme spoke at the 2nd Belt and Road…  


High-Level Meeting of Future Capital Leaders

The high-level meeting attracted around 50 “Future Capital Leaders” from across the region, including Ultra-High-Net-Worth families and individuals, successful entrepreneurs, financial institutions,…  


"Promoting a Fair Business Environment in ASEAN" project's First Private Sector Advisory Group Meeting

To help guide the project's efforts, UNDP has invited corporate governance and sustainability experts to join the “Private Sector Advisory Group” (PSAG) to advise its engagement in the area of…  


Fair Business Environment Lab

To develop innovative solutions for business integrity and sustainable development, UNDP organized a one-day “Fair Business Environment Lab” on 10 June 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. This Lab was the…  


On the Eve of International Women’s Day, UNDP Appoints New Goodwill Ambassador to Fight Inequality: Top Chef Star Padma Lakshmi

UNDP's newest Goodwill Ambassador Padma Lakshmi will focus on fighting inequality, discrimination and empowering the disenfranchised.  


Gender Equality Dispatch – Issue 3 - March 2019

In this newsletter you will find four original articles from Country Offices featuring Pakistan, the Solomon Islands, Cambodia and Bangladesh, a photo-story on unpaid care and domestic work,  

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