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Aligning Sovereign Debt Financing with Climate Action in the Asia-Pacific Region

This paper outlines how nations can reorient investment decisions and mobilize necessary finances to sustain growth. It also considers the social and political aspects of upgrading the social…  


Asia-Pacific’s YECAP provides young people a set of tools to help tackle the climate crisis

The Youth Empowerment in Climate Actions Platform is working to elevate the voices of youth across the Region  


UK announces £20 million support to UNDP in Asia-Pacific to boost regional climate finance

The United Kingdom announced £274 million for a new Climate Action for a Resilient Asia (CARA) programme. This 7-year programme will work with partners, including UNDP, to deliver projects in areas…  


UNDP's Climate Promise in Action in Asia and the Pacific

Globally, the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are leading the way on climate ambition.  


Durie, the 'Tsunami' Teacher

Durie, the ‘Tsunami’ Teacher is the first of 'Tsunami Story Books', a series of illustrated real-life stories from the Asia-Pacific for children.  


Surachat, the fisherman who survived the tsunami

Surachat, the fisherman who survived the tsunami is the second of 'Tsunami Story Books', a series of illustrated real-life stories from the Asia-Pacific for children.  


For every dollar pledged to tackle climate crisis for world’s poor, four dollars are spent on fossil fuel subsidies that keep the climate crisis alive according to new UNDP research

UN Development Programmes’s new Don’t Choose Extinction campaign to raise awareness of the detrimental effects of fossil fuel subsidies on people and planet - headlined by global celebrities  


Alluvione: Girl power to combat floods in Indonesia

All-Women Team at Hackathon Fest 2021 Develops a Solution to Help Safeguard Vulnerable Communities from Future Flooding  


4 ways vulnerable people are left behind during the COVID-19 digital transformation—and how to address it

The MAVG, or Mapping and Analysis of Vulnerable Groups, was implemented in the Philippines as part of the DX4Resilience project  


UNDP and the Japan Bosai Platform work together to Accelerate Digitalization in Disaster Risk Reduction for Vulnerable Groups

Under the DX4Resilience project funded by the Government of Japan, UNDP, in partnership with the Japan Bosai Platform (JBP), launched a joint initiative to boost vulnerable groups’ resilience to…  

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