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A New Digital System Drives Bhutan's COVID-19 Vaccination Success

In just one week, Bhutan successfully rolled out the second dose of its national COVID-19 vaccine campaign to more than 60 percent of its population, making this remote country the second most…  


Part 2 - Recovery through Resilient Livelihoods: The Fisherfolks of Isla Manaet

In January 2021, two months after Rolly and Ulysses, UNDP was tapped by the Provincial Government to assist in rehabilitating livelihoods in severely affected areas in Albay.  


Recovery through Resilient Livelihoods: The Fisherfolks of Isla Manaet

When 64-year old fisher Julian Bata and his wife woke up in the wee hours of the morning on November 1, 2020, they were drawn into sharp consciousness by the violent howling of the wind against their…  


UNDP and FBPW Thailand teams up with women business leaders to promote a culture of integrity

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) joined hands with Thailand’s Federation of Business Professional Women (FBPW) to organize a two-day online workshop, the first of the “Women Leadership…  


UNDP and FBPW Thailand team up with women business leaders to promote a culture of integrity

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) joined hands with Thailand’s Federation of Business Professional Women (FBPW) to organize a two-day online workshop, the first of the “Women Leadership…  


Time for Sensemaking 3.0? The potential of AI-powered portfolio analytics to drive impact

The Regional Innovation Centre (RIC) and UNDP Philippines explored the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve UNDP sensemaking process.  


Walking the talk on resilience building and adaptive programming during COVID-19

What the Resilience Fund demonstrates is that if we walk the talk on programming adaptively and on thinking and working politically, we can empower people to build resilience in particularly testing…  


Fighting COVID-19 surges in South Asia

As wealthy countries expand their vaccination programmes and begin to emerge from lockdown, a second deadly wave of the virus has hit South Asia.  


Digital technology can be a gamechanger in emergency health response

At the end of every day, health worker Amrit Kaur uses her smartphone to log in details of vaccines utilized and those in stock for immunization. Her smartphone app helps her manage the vaccine stocks…  


Policy Brief: Confronting Climate Change to Save the Third Pole

This policy brief addresses the issue and impact of climate change on the glaciers in Asia, its possible future and suggests urgent responses.  

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