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COVID-19, Coup d'Etat and Poverty: Compounding Negative Shocks and Their Impact on Human Development in Myanmar

This report presents UNDP research findings and analysis of data collected prior and during the COVID-19 pandemic in Myanmar on the socio-economic impacts of the compounded negative shocks of COVID-19…  


Pandemic and political crisis could result in half of Myanmar’s population living in poverty by 2022, UNDP says

The combined effects of the two crises could put over a decade of progress on poverty reduction in the country at risk.  


Fighting one of the world's biggest killers during a pandemic

World Malaria Day is an occasion to take stock of our progress and the remaining challenges in the fight against one of the world’s biggest killers.  


A new approach to build forward, from the village level in Indonesia

Millions of Indonesians in small and remote villages across the vast archipelago have borne the brunt of the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, dubbed as the defining global health crisis of the modern…  


The 5th ASEAN-China-UNDP Symposium: Enhancing the Roles of Youth in Achieving SDGs

This Symposium serves as knowledge-sharing platform for policy makers from ASEAN Member States and relevant stakeholders on the potential strategies to strengthen the role of youth in achieving the…  


Youth:CoLab

Co-created in 2017 by UNDP and Citi Foundation, Youth Co:Lab aims to establish a common agenda for countries in the Asia-Pacific region to empower and invest in youth, so that they can accelerate the…  


UN calls for greater regional cooperation to ensure sustainable and resilient recovery from COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific

ESCAP, UNDP and the Asian Development Bank, jointly launch the latest edition of the Asia-Pacific SDG Partnership Report – Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Leaving No Country Behind.  


From Disaster to Opportunity: How Japan is leading tsunami preparedness in Asia and the Pacific

Experience is inevitable to make us better. 10 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, we look back on what we learned from the disaster.  


The push and pull

For the Development Dialogues, read our case for the adoption of development approaches to tackle tough social challenges such as violent extremism.  


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