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Digitizing vaccine cold chain, key to post-pandemic immunization in Indonesia

For some vaccinators in the vast archipelagic nation of Indonesia, a day in their professional life may involve trekking through deep tropical valleys and jungles or crossing the open waters on…  


Remarks by UNDP Deputy Regional Director for Asia Pacific and Director of Bangkok Regional Hub, Christophe Bahuet at the 2020 Intl. Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

"This year’s IDDRR day is unique – first and very obviously because it takes place within the context of the COVID-19 disaster" - Read the full speech of Christophe Bahuet on the occasion of the 2020…  


COVID-19: B20-UNDP Joint Statement

The B20 and UNDP welcome the commitments made in the G20 Leaders’ Extraordinary Summit (i) to foster collaboration between the public and private sectors in both the development and distribution of…  



World Leaders Pledge at the ‘Nature for Life Hub’ ahead of UN Biodiversity Summit

More than 20 Heads of State and Government and 6 Ministers committed to a Leaders Pledge for Nature at the Nature for Life Hub, Day 3 — the Global Ambition Day. With signatories from five nations…  


UNDP and UN Women launch COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker

UNDP and UN Women launch COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker.  


UN leaders give a global reality check on SDG progress

With just 10 years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, UN leaders call for transformative action in the face of COVID-19 and the climate crisis.  


UNDP-ADB partnership to strengthen Bhutan’s macroeconomic forecasting and modelling

UNDP and ADB will collaborate with UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in providing technical and financial support to a joint initiative led by the Department of Macroeconomic Affairs  


Digital finance, a lifeline during COVID-19 crisis, can deliver long-term financing of the Sustainable Development Goals

Unleashing potential of digital finance could have transformational impact on sustainable development says group of financial, business, government and development leaders convened by the UN…  


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