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Bangladesh Peace Observatory

The Bangladesh Peace Observatory (BPO), established by UNDP Bangladesh presents reliable, structured, and accessible open-source data to inform research and effectively engage on relevant policy…  


97 percent of Afghans could plunge into poverty by mid 2022, says UNDP

Afghanistan teeters on the brink of universal poverty. As much as 97 percent of the population is at risk of sinking below the poverty line unless a response to the country’s political and economic…  


UNDP Afghanistan dispatch

“When I look out of my window or go out to buy groceries there is a different mood in the city,” says one of our national colleagues. We are not naming him for safety reasons.  



Level-up development? Game on.

From behaviour science to preventing violent extremism, UNDP explores the possibilities and limitations of digital development's newest trend.  


Business and human rights; what to expect from a 10-year-old

One of the main achievements of the last decade has been shifting the narrative from corporate social responsibility to business and human rights.  


UNDP, EU, youth leaders launch campaigns for digital peace

Congratulating the achievements of young creators, changemakers, and connectors from Sri Lanka and the Maldives who have successfully completed the “United Creatives” programme.  


Citi Foundation & UNDP’s Youth Co:Lab Summit Highlights Resilience Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Asia Pacific’s largest youth-led social entrepreneurship movement, co-led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Citi Foundation, will culminate in the third Youth Co:Lab Regional…  


Gendered Threats to Judicial Integrity

JIN ASEAN is learning about gendered threats to judicial integrity by listening to judges in the region and collecting qualitative data about gendered threats, impacts and practices in response. The…  


Emerging Technologies and Judicial Integrity

JIN ASEAN has started a major research and mapping initiative to better understand how emerging technologies affect judicial integrity, both positively and negatively. The digitalization trend and…  

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