Ten years to save the world
UNDP launches a new call to action— Ocean Innovation Challenge (OIC) to accelerate progress on SDG 14 targets.
Asia-Pacific continues to grapple with widespread multidimensional poverty, and may be vulnerable to a new set of inequalities emerging around higher education and climate resilience.
The Government of India took an important step toward its goals for low-carbon, climate-resilient development today with the kick-off of a US$43 million project to build climate resilience of millions of people living in the coastal states.
How will Asia lift the next 400 million people out of extreme poverty whilst dealing with climate change, the impacts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, jobless growth and global economic volatility?
Ms. Wignaraja, who is from Sri Lanka, was appointed as Assistant Secretary-General and Assistant Administrator of the UNDP by the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
The influence and significance of South-South and Triangular Cooperation in tackling development’s toughest challenges.

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18%

Women in parliament

400 million

People Living in Extreme Poverty

25%

Population Living in Multidimensional Poverty

$26 trillion

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