• 10 Solutions to Help Meet the SDGs in Asia and the Pacific

    These stories of change document how we can design projects that help us realize the 2030 Agenda promises, particularly leaving no one behind.

  • UNDP at the World Urban Forum (WUF9) 2018

    UNDP’s participation in the Forum showing its sustainable urbanization strategy and urban work with partners.

  • iData Studio

    iData Studio is an initiative that focused primarily on exploration of new data approaches and tools that could unlock development solutions in the myriad of data sources.

  • Breaking the mould - UNDP supports Innovation in Asia-Pacific

    The United Nations Development Programme launched a report by the agency’s Asia-Pacific bureau. It details how it is using technology and innovation to transform access to public services, jump-start entrepreneurship, and strengthen crisis-response across Asia.

  • Asia Forum on the Role of Local and Urban Governments in Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities and Rural Areas
  • Regional Dialogue On Strategic Partnerships To Meet SDG Commitments

    UNDP’s Bangkok Regional Hub hosted the second Regional Dialogue with Partner Governments to discuss how the governments are delivering on their commitments, and discuss how to bring together all sources of funding, with domestic financing – from government, the domestic private sector, foreign direct investments and remittances – to achieve the development results and meet SDG Commitments.

  • South-South Exchange on Mitigating Integrity Risks

    This South-South Exchange aimed at increasing the awareness of the importance of integrity in procurement based on the successful initiatives of the Thai government.

  • UNDP Asia Pacific Results 2015-16
  • We Are 2030

    These young leaders will act as SDG Ambassadors in their communities, countries and on a regional basis. Every day around the world young people are building bridges across communities, working together, educating each other, and helping to manage conflict and promote peace. Through this platform, we wish to give those young people a voice.

  • 4 Sep 2015: Promoting Integrity in the Criminal Justice Chain - Expert Meeting

    The meeting took stock of the lessons learned from initiatives in the justice sector to address corruption as well as reviewed existing gaps in approaches and methodologies for identifying and mitigating corruption risks in the criminal justice chain.

  • 17-19 November 2014: Women's Participation in Local Governance

    The workshop presented a good balance of plenary sessions and working group discussions, to come up with recommendations on good practices and set of activities that can contribute to greater women’s leadership and participation in improving local governance in the region.

  • 12-19 November 2014: IUCN World Parks Congress 2014

    The IUCN World Parks Congress, a landmark global forum on protected areas, brings together participants from across the globe to set the agenda on protected areas for the next decade.

  • 25 February 2015: Regional Dialogue on LGBTI

    The attainment of human rights requires engagement and empowerment of vulnerable communities to enable them to develop awareness and capacity and to avail of the right opportunities. In this light, UNDP with support from the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok, USAID and other partners is convening the ‘Regional Dialogue on LGBTI Rights and Health in the Asia-Pacific. The dialogue will take place in Bangkok on 25-27 February 2015 at the United Nations Conference Centre.

  • COP21 United Nations Conference on Climate Change

    From November 30 to December 11, governments will convene in Paris for the 21stConference of the Parties (COP21) to agree on a new global climate change agreement. A universal agreement that covers all countries, developed and developing, the COP21 climate deal will serve as the starting point for a long-term effort to stop global temperatures from rising more than 2°C (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit).

  • 10-11 June 2014: Regional Dialogue on Programming on Women’s Access to Land and Property

    Asia-Pacific continues to trail other regions in terms of women’s ownership of land, and progressive legal reforms have largely failed to change land-ownership structures, widening the gap between policies and ground realities, said experts at a land rights dialogue organized by UNDP’s Asia-Pacific Regional Centre in June, 2014.

  • 12-13 June 2014: Regional Dialogue on Transparency, Accountability and Voices against Corruption

    The Regional Dialogue on "Transparency, Accountability and Voices against Corruption will bring together over 70 participants from 27 countries in Bangkok on 12-13 June. The event will attract representatives from UNDP country offices in Asia-Pacific and headquarters, delegates from national anti-corruption agencies, as well as representatives from non-government organizations and development partners.

  • 17-19 August 2014: Indian Ocean Rim Dialogue: Paths to Women’s Economic Empowerment

    Participants from all 20 Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) countries across Africa, South and East Asia and the Middle-East called for greater investment in women’s productivity and implementation of gender responsive policy frameworks a the three-day dialogue titled Paths to Women’s Economic Empowerment in IORA Countries, with a focus on tourisms and textiles in Kuala Lumpur, 17-19 August, 2014

  • 14-15 October 2014: Asia Urban Futures Workshop

    In 2014, the United Nations Development Programme together with USAID United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and United Nations Global Pulse, will be hosting the Asia Urban Futures Workshop to bring the science and technology sectors together with the development community in a novel way to discuss the rising challenges and opportunities facing Asia as the result of rapid urbanization and climate change.

  • 30-31 October 2014: Asia Pacific Regional Innovation Summit 2014

    The two-day Asia Pacific Regional Innovation Summit will bring together thinkers at the cutting edge of development innovations in the region to brainstorm on how we can address some of the biggest development challenges of our time.

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