- Haoliang Xu: Speech on "The Changing Role of UNDP in Asia-Pacific" at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs Feb 16, 2017
Mindoro local officials, UNDP, DENR to work together to localize biodiversity action plan
Jan 23, 2017
Legislators and local chief executives of the province of Mindoro are committing full support to localize the Philippine Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plans (PBSAP) 2015-2028 and biodiversity financing in Mindoro Island.
Businesses to play greater role in new development era in Asia-Pacific, says UNDP at Responsible Business Forum
Nov 23, 2016
At the Fifth Responsible Business Forum, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today called on business leaders to take a greater role in the new development era in order to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This Forum, opened in Singapore by UNDP and Global Initiatives, aims to address a sea change in the nature of development funding by creating a new partnership for sustainable development.
Asia’s First Zero-Waste, Zero-Emission Business Forum in Singapore
Nov 15, 2016
The Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development conference sets itself the challenge to be the most ambitious zero-waste, zero-emission event in Asia. RBF is hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Initiatives. Over 600 international business, government and NGO leaders will deep-dive into the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in Singapore on 22-24 November
United Nations holds first business forum on Sustainable Goals in Asia
Nov 3, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Initiatives will welcome over 600 global business leaders, senior government officials, UN Agencies and NGOs from across the globe for the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development on 22nd-24th November at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.
PBSP and BCtA’S CEO Forum: Leaders willing to do inclusive business
Oct 27, 2016
For the first time, 45 CEOs and representatives from 22 companies along with delegates from the government and development institutions gathered in the event organized by Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Business Call to Action to discuss ways on how to make their businesses more responsive to the needs of underserved communities through Inclusive Business (IB).
UNDP Opens SDG Knowledge Exchange in Bangkok
Oct 24, 2016
More than 150 delegates and development experts from 36 countries in Asia and the Pacific convened today in Bangkok to share expertise and ideas on how to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national plans and budgets.
Communities from Eastern Samar assured of disaster-resilient shelters and evacuation centers
Oct 20, 2016
As Typhoon Lawin (international name Haima) ushers in, communities from Eastern Samar are now more prepared and assured of more resilient shelters and evacuation centers should another disaster threaten the province. European Union Ambassador Franz Jessen and UNDP Philippines Country Director Titon Mitra turned over in Eastern Samar three community evacuation centers (CECs) to the local government officials of Mercedes, Salcedo and Quinapondan and one cold storage facility to the municipality of Guiuan.
UNDP, Global Initiatives Announce the 5th Responsible Business Forum
Oct 7, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be working together with Global Initiatives, as co-organizers of the 5th annual Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development, held once again at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, 22 - 24 November 2016.
UNDP, PBE launch partnership to recognize private sector contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
Sep 8, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme and the Philippine Business for the Environment today launched a partnership to recognize and document private sector contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals. UNDP and PBE unveiled the SDGs online portal – http://sdgreport.thepbe.org – where Philippine companies can provide data and other information on their initiatives that contribute to the SDGs.