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A woman’s place is in the home…? How design thinking can challenge entrenched social attitudes

With this year's International Women's Day theme as "Think equal, build smart, and innovate for change", we're asking ourselves: how can we break down bad behaviours for the better, faster?  


Leveraging South-South exchange for strong, resilient health systems

The Access and Delivery Partnership is expanding efforts to promote South-South exchange and learning to boost access and delivery of health technologies for tuberculosis, malaria and neglected…  


Lao PDR hosts major global funds in push for climate-resilient, sustainable future

The Government of Lao PDR hosts a National Dialogue on the engagement between two major global funds, the Global Environment Facility and the Green Climate Fund.  


Call for Nominations: Equator Prize 2019

This worldwide outreach effort aims to identify exceptional local solutions for climate, people, and planet. Nominations are open through 26 February 2019.  


‘Whole of society’ approach needed to tackle global epidemic of noncommunicable diseases

Urgent action is needed to reduce the estimated annual 41 million deaths from noncommunicable diseases across the globe.  


UNDP and partners launch new initiative for unmet health needs

Recognizing the urgency of developing new lifesaving treatments for neglected tropical diseases, malaria and tuberculosis and getting them to people in need, the Government of Japan, the UNDP-led…  


Cambodia, looking to the horizon, prepares for drought

New partnership on drought preparedness further supports Cambodia in climate change preparedness and realising the goals of Agenda 2030 and Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction  


Viet Nam, UNDP announce plan to build thousands of climate-resilient houses, regenerate mangrove forests in 2019

With support from the Green Climate Fund, the United Nations Development Programme and other partners, Viet Nam is preparing to build more than 1,300 storm-resilient houses and to plant or regenerate…  


Paving the way towards judicial excellence in Malaysia

The workshop which marked the first ever collaboration between the Malaysian judiciary and UNDP, provided an opportunity to discuss the findings from a comprehensive consultation within the judiciary…  


3 Ways Businesses Can Respect Human Rights

Businesses can do more to embrace the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.  

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