Top 'open government' initiatives from Asia Pacific showcased at regional dialogueJul 27, 2016More than 100 civil society groups, civil servants and champions of open governance gathered at a dialogue in Manila last week to explore possibilities of how countries in Asia and the Pacific can learn from each other in ensuring transparent and efficient public services for their citizens.
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.
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- Market vendors from Wainibuka district sell their produce, root crops, vegetables and flowers, at Suva, Nausori, Lautoka and Nadi markets as well as roadside markets in their villages. Also earn income from trading cooked food such as roti & curry, scones, purini and pancakes. The Continuing Market Business Education training was provided at Nayavu Village by Westpac and UNDP through #marketsforchange 25 July AT 12:00 AM
- "This training helped me find how I can properly manage my money, budget, and saving, from different sources of income I earn, from agriculture, livestock, forestry and fisheries,” a participant in the Continuing Market Business Education training through #marketsforchange Luganville market vendor participants from Port-Olry, Turtle Bay, Malo, Chapis, Stone Hill, Sara, Natoc, Lolat, Bisini, Sanal, Benmol, Panpan, Naviaru, Santo East, Hog Habour, Luganville, Palon, Antioch, Linduri, Jarakoru, Tapu, Lorum, Fanafo, Bodmas, Rotal, Nakere, Tasariki, Sarakata, Nambouk, Najaram Fleme, Vunaspef, South Santo and other areas in Vanuatu. 24 July AT 07:00 PM
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