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#PrepareToWin: tsunami awareness saves lives

PrepareToWin is the new global advocacy campaign of the partnership between UNDP and Government of Japan on 'Strengthening school preparedness for Tsunamis in Asia Pacific'.  

UNDP hosts Regional Dialogue to Promote Gender Equality in Leadership Positions

Session Briefs: Day One of the Regional Dialogue  

Demand is high for investment in biodiversity, but finance gaps remain

Representatives from across Europe, Asia and Pacific are encouraging increased investment in nature from both the public and private sectors, with emerging data revealing that significant finance gaps…  

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  

Asia Pacific Climate Week Calls for Countries to ‘Raise Ambition’

Asia-Pacific Climate Week was one of the largest gatherings of government and civil society actors from across the region, held 2-6 September in Bangkok, Thailand.  

High-Level Seminar on Increasing transparency and integrity in Public Procurement in the context of the SDGs

The High-level Seminar brings together senior practitioners from public procurement oversight bodies, anti-corruption agencies, national audit offices, as well as civil society representatives and key…  

The Future of Leadership is Gender Equal

UNDP is hosting its first private sector-focused dialogue on the critical issue of women's leadership position in the private sector from 29-30 August 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. It aims to deliberate…  

UNDP unveils nationwide campaign to combat single-use plastics, with partners Plan B Media and Dentsu Thailand

An advocacy video urging consumers to adopt alternatives to plastic bags and disposable cups and straws went live on more than 300 digital billboards across the country on August 23, including…  

N-Peace Announces New Categories for Civil Society Organization Grants

The N-Peace Network would like to announce some important changes regarding the categories for this year's small grants component.  

Asia-Pacific Regional Community of Practice Meeting on Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption

The Asia-Pacific Regional Community of Practice on Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption to be held 11-12 June 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand will be the first Community of Practice (CoP)…  

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