Transferable and higher skills needed to secure human development progress in Asia and the PacificJan 18, 2016Across Asia and the Pacific in general and in the Philippines in particular Human Development Index values are rising due to years of sustained economic growth and fast technological progress, says the latest Global Human Development Report focused on ‘Work for Human Development.’
On Human Rights Day, #PurpleMySchool campaign reflects on safer learning spaces created for LGBTI learners across Asia-PacificDec 10, 2015Thousands reached at all levels of the education sector and in communities throughout region in UNESCO and UNDP-initiated campaign that concludes today.
New report demands equal access to knowledge for the visually impairedDec 3, 2015Ensuring the right to knowledge among persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled should be a higher development priority, says a new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Blind Union – Asia Pacific (WBUAP).
Music Competition Seeks Potential Youth Advocates Against CorruptionDec 1, 2015The United Nations Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC) Project launched a music video competition, called “Sound the Alarm” that invites young people in the Pacific to share their views and innovative solutions to corruption through music.
Pacific Civil Society Organizations discuss Anti-Corruption Reforms at Regional ForumNov 30, 2015Almost 60 representatives of civil society organisations from 13 Pacific Island countries convened in Nadi, Fiji today for the Anti-Corruption Workshop for Pacific Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to discuss challenges, good practices and innovations associated with anti-corruption reforms.
Regional Network to Improve Gender and Protection in the PacificNov 27, 2015Recognising the need to advance gender and protection issues during times of disasters made worse by climate change impacts, a network comprising of government officials from Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu has been set up to provide a platform to share information, experiences and best practices.
Boosting women’s political participation as Pacific delegates explore optionsNov 23, 2015The various options Pacific island jurisdictions have taken to increase the numbers of women in parliaments and representative bodies was the topic of discussion at a regional conference held in Port Moresby this week.
Parliamentarians meet at the UNCAC Conference in St. Petersburg to mobilize best practicesNov 10, 2015On November 5, UNODC and UNDP, under the United Nations Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC) Project, hosted with the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) a special event "6th Forum of Parliamentarians” aimed at mobilizing best practice implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), held during the Sixth Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. There were 1,500 participants in attendance from 164 countries at the Conference.
UNDP to address urgent climate change adaptation needs in Malawi and Maldives through Green Climate Fund supportNov 6, 2015Two UNDP projects, to address urgent climate change adaptation needs in Malawi and Maldives, received $35.9 million funding support from the Green Climate Fund this week.
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