Transferable and higher skills needed to secure human development progress in Asia and the Pacific
Jan 18, 2016
Across Asia and the Pacific in general and in the Philippines in particular Human Development Index values are rising due to years of sustained economic growth and fast technological progress, says the latest Global Human Development Report focused on ‘Work for Human Development.’
- Php334B needed for biodiversity conservation in the Philippines Dec 11, 2015
Manila Coalition of Vulnerable Nations Raise Level of Ambition for Paris Climate Agreement
Nov 11, 2015
The Climate Vulnerable Forum issues the Manila Communique which highlights the vulnerability of more than 1 billion people living in countries represented in Manila and already suffering serious consequences of global warming.
Haoliang Xu: Statement at the Conclusion of the Sherpa Senior Officials Meeting of the Climate Vulnerable Forum in Manila
Nov 11, 2015
Statement of Haoliang Xu, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Asia Pacific, at the conclusion of the Climate Vulnerable Forum's Sherpa Senior Officials Meeting held at Kalayaan Hall in Malacanang Palace, Manila on 11 November 2015.
UN Opening Statement: Sherpa Senior Officers Meeting of the Climate Vulnerable Forum
Nov 9, 2015
UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Ola Almgren's Opening Statement at the Sherpa Senior Officers Meeting of the Climate Vulnerable Forum held in Manila from 9-11 November 2015.
- KEYNOTE MESSAGE: “The Philippine Human Rights Report” Nov 5, 2015
- United Nations at 70: "Strong UN. Better World" Oct 23, 2015
- The Formulation Process of the Sustainable Development Goals and UN Support Oct 23, 2015
Haoliang Xu: The Future of Development Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific
Oct 5, 2015
While we support the achievement of all 17 SDGs, UNDP has decided to especially focus on Goals 1, 10, and 16 -- poverty, inequality and governance.Our job is to support countries to eradicate poverty, and to do that in a way which simultaneously reduces inequality and exclusion, and avoids destruction of the environment. UNDP has been working on this agenda since the MDGs were launched, supporting countries to integrate such plans into their policies and working to strengthen capacity, share knowledge, and support access to finance.
- The Global Goals for Sustainable Development - Social Good Summit Philippines 2015 Sep 26, 2015