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The Post COVID-19 Future for Global Value Chains

This brief explains GVC activity across the world, including GVCs’ economic and social impacts.  


Not waste management alone: Why a Circular Economy is the only realistic way to tackle Asia’s rising mountains of waste

The landfill in Viet Nam’s Da Nang city represents a larger Asian story. With the city’s waste growing by 16% every year, the landfill capacity is being used up faster than city authorities imagined.  


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…  


Youth’s vital role for COVID-19 recovery in the ASEAN region

The symposium seeks to promote the implementation of the SDGs in ASEAN in a way that complements ASEAN’s Vision 2025 and elaborates on ways forward to integrate the SDGs at regional, national, and…  


The 5th ASEAN-China-UNDP Symposium: Enhancing the Roles of Youth in Achieving SDGs

This Symposium serves as knowledge-sharing platform for policy makers from ASEAN Member States and relevant stakeholders on the potential strategies to strengthen the role of youth in achieving the…  


Youth:CoLab

Co-created in 2017 by UNDP and Citi Foundation, Youth Co:Lab aims to establish a common agenda for countries in the Asia-Pacific region to empower and invest in youth, so that they can accelerate the…  


RBAP Digest February 2021

In this issue: RBAP 2021 priorities revealed; how we're supporting local action on climate change; a rare Sumatran Tiger is released into the wild in Indonesia; a peoples' climate survey reveals 64%…  


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,…  


Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

An experimental global index offers a new measurement of human progress that illustrates the challenge of tackling poverty and inequality while easing planetary pressure.  


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