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World’s largest survey of public opinion on climate change: a majority of people call for wide-ranging action

UNDP's "Peoples' Climate Vote" reflects over half the world's population after results processed by the University of Oxford. Sixty-four percent of people believe climate change is a global emergency,…  


Digital Transformation, Youth and Parliaments: A New Journey in Asia

Among the lessons that this pandemic taught us about governance, besides magnifying the importance of empathy and trust, is that accountability, agility and digital technologies are truly vital to…  


Karma Dialogues

The Karma Dialogues – brought to you by UNDP in Asia and the Pacific – aims to have that kind of impact and influence. By bringing together our ‘believers in the good’, we hope to catapult their…  


Thailand’s social entrepreneurs reinvent business-models, learn from mentors, to cope with COVID-19 slowdown

UNDP is leveraging its unique global network to support Thai social entrepreneurs by connecting them with more established counterparts abroad.  


The Tale of Telangana–A Journey of Innovation

Telangana, one of the youngest states in India, has been the first to roll out an Innovation Policy and set up a number of innovation platforms.  


Hacking the Gender Gap in Sri Lanka

From Silicon Valley to innovation hubs in China, from the ICT sector in India to tech startups in Sweden, it is not unusual to note that there is a gender gap in the workforce. In a sector generally…  


Youth leaders vow continued pressure on governments and business 
for urgent action to address climate emergency at UN Youth Climate Summit

Following massive rallies around the world for climate action, 
young people highlight plans to mobilize and accelerate action  


UNDP and Citi Foundation Jointly Host Youth Co: Lab Summit To Accelerate The Largest Youth Social Entrepreneurship Movement In Asia and the Pacific

Youth Co:Lab, the project co-led by UNDP and Citi Foundation, is the largest youth-led social entrepreneurship movement driving the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.  


Youth:CoLab

UNDP in Asia and the Pacific, prioritizes youth participation in the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the Sustainable Development Goals, in line with the corporate UNDP Youth Strategy: (i)…  


UNDP Hosts Regional Forum on Youth Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the All China Youth Federation, kicked off today in Beijing the Asia-Pacific Forum on Youth Leadership, Innovation and…  

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