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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…  

Remarks by UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the Crisis Bureau Asako Okai at the 2019 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

When businesses decide to drive human rights considerations through their operations, they can empower women, enhance child health and well-being, ensure decent work, and strengthen the foundations…  

Special Address by UNDP Administrator - UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights

If businesses drive respect for human rights across their operations and value chains, they can induce positive changes in the lives of millions of people that are also directly linked to the 17 SDGs.…  

International Women’s Day

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner's Statement on International Women’s Day - 8 March 2019. Theme: ‘Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change’  

The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives

"The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives" - Read Achim Steiner's official statement for the annual celebration of women's empowerment and advocacy for gender equality.  

The Secretary-General -- Message to the Responsible Business Forum

I encourage all members of the Responsible Business Forum to play a full part. I call on you to deliberate on challenges and opportunities, to build partnerships to work collectively, and to come up…  

School Drills Ensure that Most Vulnerable Groups are Prepared

By Sanny Jegillos, Team Leader, UNDP Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia and the Pacific at opening ceremony of school tsunami drills campaign in Indonesia.  

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