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A New Digital System Drives Bhutan's COVID-19 Vaccination Success

In just one week, Bhutan successfully rolled out the second dose of its national COVID-19 vaccine campaign to more than 60 percent of its population, making this remote country the second most…  

Side Event HLPF - Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Leaving No Country Behind

Kanni Wignaraja's remarks at the "Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Leaving No Country Behind" side event of the High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development.  

Regional Climate Week brings climate ambition in Asia-Pacific into focus

Climate action in Asia and the Pacific is in the spotlight this week during Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2021 (APCW 2021), taking place 6-9 July.  

UNDP and FBPW Thailand teams up with women business leaders to promote a culture of integrity

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) joined hands with Thailand’s Federation of Business Professional Women (FBPW) to organize a two-day online workshop, the first of the “Women Leadership…  

Youth Social Entrepreneurship - Some learnings for success

Social entrepreneurship and social enterprise are terms that have been evolving in meaning for the last few decades. Although business and enterprise are as old as commerce, bringing a social mission…  

Global Value Chains will be vital for economic recovery despite early setback during the pandemic

Asia-Pacific economies have considerable experience in GVC in a range of sectors. Standout examples include transport equip­ment, electronics, and textiles and apparel.  

UNDP, EU, youth leaders launch campaigns for digital peace

Congratulating the achievements of young creators, changemakers, and connectors from Sri Lanka and the Maldives who have successfully completed the “United Creatives” programme.  

Climate Change Melts Ice On the World’s Highest Mountains and Puts Two Billion People Downstream at Risk

Asia’s Hindu Kush-Himalayan mountain ranges could lose up to two thirds of its ice by 2100, causing water and food shortages for over two billion people in the downstream river basins of South and…  

Cambodia COVID-19 And Social Protection - Responses And Lessons Learned

With support from the government of Australia, UNDP supplied Cambodia’s Ministry of Planning with 1,700 tablet computers, software, as well as training for field officers that allowed them to quickly…  

Cambodia COVID-19 and Social Protection – Responses and Lessons Learned

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hosted a virtual high-level, regional discussion on key lessons learned from Cambodia’s COVID-19 social protection measures to support the poor and…  

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