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“Adopt a Tree” — an initiative towards Clean and Green Pakistan

Gulistan Rani is a student of Biological Sciences at Karakorum International University in Hunza. She is committed to tree plantation in her area– which is vulnerable to natural calamities due to…  


Creating Connections: South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific

The twelve stories in this publication showcase the depth and breadth of South-South and Triangular Cooperation, across Asia and the Pacific.  


Regional Guide for Schools to Prepare for Tsunamis

The Regional Guide is intended to provide practical guidance to school administration on how to prepare for and respond to a tsunami risk.  


Tencent-UNDP partner to launch Connecting Cities to Solutions

The United Nations Development Programme will partner with Chinese tech-giant Tencent in a new initiative, Connecting Cities to Solutions that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship to address…  


Stopping violence to reduce HIV risk and mental health issues among sexual and gender minorities in South Asia

Men who have sex with men (MSM) and transwomen face higher HIV and health risks as well as negative impacts on their mental health due to violence based on sexual orientation, gender identity and…  


Know Violence: Exploring the links between violence, mental health and HIV risk among men who have sex with men and transwomen in South Asia

This new report by UNDP, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and APCOM Foundation explores the links between violence, mental health and HIV risk among men who have sex with men and…  


UNDP RBAP End-of-Year Innovation Review

This newsletter highlights innovation activities in the region during 2017.  


Legal Gender Recognition: A Multi-Country Legal and Policy Review in Asia

This report, Legal Gender Recognition: A Multi-Country Legal and Policy Review in Asia, undertakes a comprehensive review of existing laws, policies and practices related to legal gender recognition…  


Strengthening School Preparedness for Tsunami in Asia and the Pacific

UNDP with support from the Government of Japan implemented a regional initiative to strengthen tsunami awareness and preparedness in 18 Asia-Pacific countries.  


UNDP Asia Pacific Gender Equality Dispatch Issue 1

This newsletter features gender equality mainstreaming efforts by country offices in Afghanistan, Cambodia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Pakistan and Tonga.  

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