From shorter bus queues to safer cities for women and girls, winners of the Big Ideas Competition announcedJul 18, 2016Winners of the Big Ideas Competition are out and they include a diverse set of solutions all using Big Data for public service, from shorter queues for public transport to safer public spaces for women and girls.
Youth network gives voice to development aspirations in Asia and the PacificJun 17, 2016Youth community leaders from over 10 countries in Asia and the Pacific announced, on Friday, a new network that will empower young people in the region to effectively engage with the Sustainable Development Goals, in partnership with UNDP and United Nations Volunteers.
Gender and Macroeconomic Issues in Asia and the Pacific - Quarterly Newsletter vol. 7 issue 2May 6, 2016The 2016 second issue of the newsletter covers events and activities across the region on macroeconomics issues from a gender perspective. Download a copy to read about Financing for Advancement of Gender Equality, Achieving Gender Equality - Transforming Economies, call for participation, and new resources.
UNDP Asia Pacific launches #RHDR2016 Twitter ContestApr 22, 2016The UNDP Asia Pacific Bureau today announced a Twitter contest that awards the winners with an internship opportunity. This work experience is professional and academic in nature, offering insight into the substance and daily operations of the United Nations Development Programme world.
Judges should not fear public scrutiny, says Nepal Chief JusticeApr 10, 2016The judicial leadership of Nepal has expressed a commitment to continue reforms and promote accountability for safeguarding judicial integrity and achieving justice for all.
Experts call for renewed urgency to ensure access to affordable medicines in AsiaMar 18, 2016Bangkok, Thailand – Innovative multi-sectoral approaches are urgently needed to achieve equitable and sustainable access to lifesaving medicines, diagnostics and vaccines, said experts at a regional consultation this week in Bangkok.
FIJI: UNDP Provides Urgent Assistance to Address Food InsecurityMar 9, 2016As part of its rapid response to food security, UNDP provided immediate assistance to the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management and its offices in the Western Division, where 63% of housings had been damaged and the entire crops destroyed.
UNDP engages with global public health experts to examine universal health coverage prioritiesFeb 1, 2016Bangkok, Thailand – Achieving equitable, efficient and sustainable universal health coverage was the main agenda item this week as experts converged for a major global public health conference in Bangkok.
Haoliang Xu to speak at Georgetown University on Implementation of the 2030 Agenda in Asia and the PacificJan 27, 2016he United Nations Development Programme,and US-based Georgetown University's MS in Foreign Service Program and the Asian Studies Program will host a discussion on Implementation of the 2030 Agenda in Asia and the Pacific on Wednesday, February 3rd 12:30-2:00 at the University premises.
UNDP welcomes the launch of the Asian Infrastructure Investment BankJan 16, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) congratulates the People’s Republic of China and all other Founding Members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on the successful launch of the Bank in Beijing today.
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- A one day high level meeting was organised by the Solomon Islands Ministry of Development Planning and Aid Coordination (MDPAC) that brought together representatives from development partners, donors as well as sister Ministries. The purpose of the high level round table was so that a common strategy could be defined to help the Solomon Islands Government achieve resilient and sustainable development outcomes as outlined in the 20 year National Development Strategy (NDS). The UNDP's Pacific Risk Resilience Programme (PRRP) is working with the Solomon Islands Government to integrate risk considerations into all development planning. 18 July AT 12:41 AM
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