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UNDP Hosts Regional Forum on Youth Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the All China Youth Federation, kicked off today in Beijing the Asia-Pacific Forum on Youth Leadership, Innovation and…  


Announcing the Winners of the N-Peace 2018 CSO Awards and Small Grants

We are pleased to announce the winners of the N-Peace civil society organization (CSO) awards and small grants, 2018.  



LDCs gather to advance the operationalisation of the Paris Agreement ahead of COP24

The Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are collaborating to confront the worst effects of climate change. Under the leadership of Mr. Gebru Jember Endalew, Chair of the LDC Group on Climate Change,…  


Report details workplace discrimination faced by LGBTI people in China, the Philippines and Thailand

According to a new United Nations study, high levels of LGBTI people – 21 percent of respondents in China, 30 percent in the Philippines and 23 percent in Thailand – reported being harassed, bullied…  


UNDP, Google join forces with Asian YouTubers to challenge extremism online

The ‘Creators For Change’ initiative will see participants working with UNDP experts to learn more about online extremism, hate speech, unconscious bias, fake news, cyber bullying, and intolerance.  


UNDP, Google join forces with Asian YouTubers to challenge extremism online

The ‘Creators For Change’ initiative will see participants working with UNDP experts to learn more about online extremism, hate speech, unconscious bias, fake news, cyber bullying, and intolerance.  


Tsunami education vital to saving lives in Myanmar schools

“It was on December 26, 2004, when my friends heard a loud roar from the sea. Intrigued by the sound, they ran to the beach. When they saw a massive wave rushing towards them, it was too late."  


Tsunami drills in Thailand show that students can play an active role in their own emergency response

Emergency education and drills held in five tsunami prone schools in Thailand focused on empowering students to take a more active role in tsunami preparedness and response.  


UNDP Asia Pacific Gender Equality Dispatch Issue 2

This newsletter features the work of country office work-flows in Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Viet Nam, and the Solomon Islands, highlighting the ways in which UNDP programmes in…  

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