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Lao PDR hosts major global funds in push for climate-resilient, sustainable future

The Government of Lao PDR hosts a National Dialogue on the engagement between two major global funds, the Global Environment Facility and the Green Climate Fund.  


Call for Nominations: Equator Prize 2019

This worldwide outreach effort aims to identify exceptional local solutions for climate, people, and planet. Nominations are open through 26 February 2019.  


UNDP and partners launch new initiative for unmet health needs

Recognizing the urgency of developing new lifesaving treatments for neglected tropical diseases, malaria and tuberculosis and getting them to people in need, the Government of Japan, the UNDP-led…  


Cambodia, looking to the horizon, prepares for drought

New partnership on drought preparedness further supports Cambodia in climate change preparedness and realising the goals of Agenda 2030 and Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction  


Viet Nam, UNDP announce plan to build thousands of climate-resilient houses, regenerate mangrove forests in 2019

With support from the Green Climate Fund, the United Nations Development Programme and other partners, Viet Nam is preparing to build more than 1,300 storm-resilient houses and to plant or regenerate…  


The winners of 2018 N-Peace Awards are…

A doctor providing maternal healthcare in conflict areas in Myanmar, a man working to end child marriage and menstruation taboos in Nepal, and a young activist campaigning for peace in Afghanistan are…  


UNDP and YouTube to Celebrate Positive Online Voices at the Creators for Change Summit

UNDP in Asia and the Pacific is excited to join YouTube in celebrating the achievements of dynamic, young video creators who have successfully completed the Creators for Change Academy Program at the…  


Tencent-UNDP partner to launch Connecting Cities to Solutions

The United Nations Development Programme will partner with Chinese tech-giant Tencent in a new initiative, Connecting Cities to Solutions that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship to address…  


Joint UNDP-ILO report compares work and life conditions of regular and irregular migrant workers

Regular labour migration links to more benefits for migrant workers and their families than irregular migration according to a new UNDP/ILO report on migrant work experiences from Lao People’s…  


Green Climate Fund approves US$43 million for UNDP-supported project to boost climate resilience for millions living in India’s coastal communities

India takes bold steps to achieve Paris Goals with new project that will build climate-resilient livelihoods for 1.7 million people, offset 3.5 million tons of carbon, protect vulnerable ecosystems,…  

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