Government of Myanmar visits the Philippines for knowledge exchange on the Sustainable Development Goals
Jul 7, 2017
A delegation from the Government of Myanmar (GoM) visited the Philippines from 19 – 23 June 2017 and met with Philippine Government counterparts and civil society representatives to learn and share knowledge on the systematic integration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in legislation, planning, advocacy, monitoring, and budgeting.
Call for proposals - BIOFIN Marketplace
Sep 1, 2016
UNDP's BIOFIN Project is inviting private sector partners to the BIOFIN Marketplace as a proponent, donor/investor, sponsor, mentor and/or other partners. The call is open from July 29 to September 15, 2016.
Board of Investments, UNDP to conduct baseline survey on Inclusive Business among PH firms
Aug 23, 2016
The Philippine Board of Investments, the industry development and investments promotion arm of the Department of Trade and Industry, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Development Programme Philippines for the conduct of a baseline survey on Inclusive Business among Philippine companies.
- DENR, UNDP embark on $6.78-million program to protect ‘sacred’ tribal grounds Jun 28, 2016
Philippines takes further steps towards sustainable development by 2030
May 13, 2016
The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), recently held the “2nd Technical Workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals Indicators”.
Barangay residents given free coco lumber
Jul 1, 2014
Ormoc City, Philippines — A total of 151 families who were typhoon Yolanda victims in the hinterland village of Hugpa of this city were the first recipients of free coco lumbers from the United Nations Development Programme.
PHL Human Development Report wins 2014 outstanding book award
Jun 19, 2014
The National Academy of Science and Technology Philippines (NAST PHL) has announced that the 2012/2013 Philippine Human Development Report (PHDR) will be the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Book Award. The 2012/2013 PHDR with the theme Geography and Human Development is the 7th in the series of Reports which began in 1994.
Parks for Development, Parks for Communities, Parks for Life
Jun 17, 2014
From Bhutan’s sacred mountain where flags flap in a bitter wind, to a bird’s eye view of a herd of yaks in the sprawling Tibetan Plateau, to the warm waters of a lagoon in Madagascar, to a classroom in Nepal where a young boy recites the alphabet: some images are immediately recognisable.
Philippines wins UNDP Social Innovation Fund for Anti-Corruption
Jun 16, 2014
The Philippines bagged the USD 50,000 award for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Social Innovation Fund for Anti-Corruption. A joint initiative of the UNDP’s Global Anti-Corruption Initiative (GAIN) and the UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Centre (APRC), the fund is part of a regional programme that pilots innovative anti-corruption initiatives.
United Nations opens up channels for direct participation of people in international decisions
May 5, 2014
The United Nations will devote the first week of May to getting out the vote for its MY World opinion poll, organizing a multitude of activities in more than 50 countries to raise awareness of and boost global participation in its efforts to foster a conversation with the world's citizens that will better inform future international policy-making.