Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today.
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.
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 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.
The influence and significance of South-South and Triangular Cooperation in tackling development’s toughest challenges.
A range of UNDP initiatives to tackle plastic waste, through changes in policy, innovation, stronger monitoring and changes in consumer behaviour.
Following massive rallies around the world for climate action, 
young people highlight plans to mobilize and accelerate action

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18%

Women in parliament

400 million

People Living in Extreme Poverty

25%

Population Living in Multidimensional Poverty

$26 trillion

Infrastructure Investment Needs

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