The report: “Position Note on the Social and Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Asia-Pacific,” calls on countries in the region to avoid returning to the pre-pandemic environmentally unsustainable… Read more
In Asia-Pacific, the crisis is projected to wipe out seven percent of working hours – equivalent to 150 million full-time workers – in the next quarter, with informal sector workers most vulnerable. Read more
2. Of the young entrepreneurs who report that coronavirus has negatively impacted their business, 88% have experienced reduced customer demand, 34% have experienced supply chain disruptions, 26%… Read more
The UN Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights is the global platform for stock-taking and lesson-sharing on efforts to move the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights from paper to… Read more
For Florence Isihanua, the chicken came first.
After years of struggling to find a job or start a small business in the Solomon Islands, she felt poultry farming would be a profitable venture.
On International Human Rights Day, the European Union (EU) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a partnership agreement to jointly implement the four-year programme, “Business and… Read more
Like all of us, persons with disabilities enjoy the universal human rights to knowledge, education, employment, political, and social and economic participation in society – with dignity and without… Read more