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).
Public health experts call for inclusive responses to achieve the SDGs
Feb 7, 2017
Public health responses that are inclusive of all segments of society, particularly the most vulnerable populations, are crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. This was one of the key messages coming out of the 2017 Prince Mahidol Award Conference, a global public health gathering held from 29 January - 3 February 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Young advocates join UN agencies to make ‘Case for Space’ in Asia-Pacific
Dec 2, 2016
Young people continue to face marginalization and discrimination in speaking out on national issues that affect them and their future and want to be treated as equal partners at the decision-making table, a joint statement released at the end of a three-day youth forum in Thailand noted.
Asia-Pacific countries eye domestic revenues for development in complex financial landscape: Report
Nov 30, 2016
An ever greater share of development financing in Asia and the Pacific is being raised by governments in the form of domestic revenues, as foreign assistance better known as ODA continues to decline, a new report published by the by the Asia-Pacific Development Effectiveness Facility (AP-DEF) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) revealed on Wednesday.
Asia-Pacific youth forum opens with calls for stronger voice and participation
Nov 30, 2016
The three-day forum is jointly hosted by UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNESCAP, Forum Asia and Restless Development, will feature sessions that map the landscape for key youth actors in the region, and will examine how youth can play a stronger role to help the region attain the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
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Q&A with Alex Tilman, Public Policy Officer, Office of the Prime Minister, Timor Leste
Oct 24, 2016
We must act TOGETHER now because if not us, then who will? If not now, then when? The clock is ticking. We are just about 7.4 million minutes away before the deadline. The future is now. Let us act together. Let us leave no one behind.