Gender Equality Photography Competition 2018
Jan 29, 2018
The UNDP Asia Pacific Gender Equality team are launching a new photography competition to promote International Women’s Day on the 8th March 2018.
- Roof repairs begin in Barbuda with US$2million support from China Aid Jan 26, 2018
Disaster Prevention Education in Vietnam More Vital than Ever
Jan 19, 2018
19 January 2018 – Nearly 1,100 students in Truong Van Ly secondary school in Ninh Thuan province in Vietnam practiced a safe evacuation drill today, to prepare for emergencies.
UNDP and supporters celebrate the peacebuilding achievements of 11 N-Peace Award 2017 winners
Jan 8, 2018
Eleven gender equality advocates, women leaders, and champions for peacebuilding will be recognised for their achievements at the annual N-Peace Awards Gala hosted by the United Nations Development Programme.
Energizing sustainable development: new publication highlights the role of energy in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and mitigating climate change
Dec 12, 2017
As UN agencies gather under the banner of Climate Week in Bangkok, the UN Development Programme has launched a new publication connecting the dots between energy, poverty, and climate change action.
ASEAN-UN Regional Dialogue on "Women, Peace and Security - The Role of Women in the Prevention of Violent Extremism" (AURED IV)
Dec 6, 2017
The ASEAN-UN Regional Dialogue on "Women, Peace and Security - The Role of Women in the Prevention of Violent Extremism" is co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia, the United Nations and the Institute for Strategic and International Studies, Malaysia.
New Issue Brief calls for greater inclusion and access to information for people with print disabilities in Asia-Pacific
Dec 1, 2017
Ending the lack of equitable access to information and knowledge among persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled is key to realizing an inclusive world for all, says a new Issue Brief for the Asia-Pacific region developed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Blind Union – Asia Pacific (WBUAP) and the Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL).
Innovative approaches for national action to prevent violent extremism take center stage in landmark regional workshop
Nov 27, 2017
Convened by the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), UN Women, , and United Nations Volunteers (UNV), in association with Hedayah, and the Global Centre of Cooperative Security (GCCS), the “Regional Workshop on the Prevention of Violent Extremism: Innovative Approaches for National Strategies” provided an opportunity for experts to facilitate a knowledge exchange on the development and implementation of national plans of action to prevent violent extremism.
UNDP in Asia and the Pacific Appoints World’s First Non-Human Innovation Champion
Nov 22, 2017
Singapore, 22 November – In a bold and breakthrough announcement today, the UN Development Programme appointed its first-ever Innovation Champion and the first-ever non-human – Sophia the robot designed by Hanson Robotics.
Launched: Publication on financing the Sustainable Development Goals in ASEAN
Nov 17, 2017
ASEAN, together with PR China and UNDP, launched a publication on financing the Sustainable Development Goals in ASEAN at the ASEAN Secretariat today.