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Championing Women’s Inclusion in Forests and Climate Change Action: 11 Years of Lessons from UNDP’s involvement in REDD+

It is hard to overstate the importance of forest ecosystems to human wellbeing and progress. Forests not only serve as an essential carbon reserve that must be maintained to limit global warming,  


Viet Nam: Unlocking the Entrepreneurial Power of Indigenous Women to Protect Forests

As the morning mist rises over the green mountains, Lo Lo May straps a straw-woven basket on her back and heads into the surrounding forest with her sister and the other women of Chu Kan Ho village.…  



Gender, Disability and Disaster Risk Reduction: The Role of Intersectional Leadership on DRR

Natural Aceh is an organization based in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, supported by N-Peace initiative, that works on increasing the visibility of Women, Peace and Security advocates.  


Gender Equality Dispatch - Issue 4 - November 2019

With the upcoming Asia-Pacific Regional Review of the 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration we want to take this opportunity to share stories about how we are leveraging UNDP’s diverse projects…  


Women in Innovation: Far More than a Matter of Achieving Gender Equity

Innovation, private sector, and gender are three words commonly used when we are talking about business in the private sector, with a sustainable development approach.  


UNDP hosts Regional Dialogue to Promote Gender Equality in Leadership Positions

Session Briefs: Day One of the Regional Dialogue  


Overcoming Employment Discrimination: Economic Inclusion of LGBTI People

Generating the data needed for economic inclusion of LGBTI people across Asia and the Pacific region.  


In Bangladesh, a change-maker in an urban slum

One year after her marriage, Jahanara and her husband shifted to Dhaka's Korail slum in 1998 and started her new family.  


Afghanistan | Making Municipal Services More Responsive to Citizen Needs

A new Citizen Service Centre (CSC) and Mobile Citizen Service Center, which provide efficient and transparent stationary and mobile services throughout the city, have been built with the support of…  

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