UNDP’s Bangkok Regional Hub is the Secretariat for the Asia Pacific Development Effectiveness Facility (AP-DEF), a country-led regional platform, chaired by the Government of Bangladesh, which supports countries to implement their national agendas on development finance and cooperation. The Facility is a platform for regional dialogue, cooperation, and sharing of country knowledge and experiences. It is responding to the growing demand from countries in Asia Pacific to establish evidence and analysis, and introduce policy and institutional reforms for managing the increasing complexity of domestic and international sources of finance for development.
Financing the SDGs
Development Finance Assessment Guidebook: A tool for countries to finance the Sustainable Development Goals
This guidebook outlines the objectives, process, analysis and outcomes of a DFA. It is designed for government officials as well as UNDP country offices and UN country teams (UNCT) and other stakeholders such as development partners, civil society organizations (CSOs) and private sector organizations that are interested in participating in the DFA process. more
Integrated Financing Solutions: How countries around the world are innovating to finance the Sustainable Development Goals
This report responds to the demand for practical guidance on integrated approaches to financing that have been identified through the DFAs. It showcases innovations that countries are making as part of efforts to develop more integrated, holistic approaches to financing the SDGs. more
UNDP is scaling up approaches to finance the SDGs and offer strategic services to managing, mobilizing and channeling financing for the SDGs across public and private sectors. This Brief lays out some examples of progress across the region, where countries are mobilizing finance from actors beyond the government, and shaping policies conducive to sustainable, inclusive development of the private sector and civil society. more