Board of Investments, UNDP to conduct baseline survey on Inclusive Business among PH firmsAug 23, 2016The 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.
Philippines takes further steps towards sustainable development by 2030May 13, 2016The 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 lumberJul 1, 2014Ormoc 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 awardJun 19, 2014The 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 LifeJun 17, 2014From 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-CorruptionJun 16, 2014The 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 decisionsMay 5, 2014The 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.
Reconstructing identities: UNDP supports frontline government servicesApr 9, 2014Sights and sounds of construction abound across the Typhoon Haiyan-affected areas. Rebuilding is well underway since the 8 November storm, but it’s not just buildings and infrastructure that need replaced.
UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights introduced to the Philippine business sectorMar 25, 2014The United Nations (UN) Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights were today introduced to the Philippine private sector at a Forum on “Business and Human Rights”, held in the Makati Shangri-La Hotel. Hosted by the European Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (ECCP), the Forum provided a platform for stakeholders to engage in dialogue on business and human rights, and to strengthen engagement towards the effective implementation of the Guiding Principles.
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- Did you know that the Philippines is one of the most vulnerable nations in the world when it comes to the effects of Global Warming? The Philippine's location, geography, size and stage of economic and social development makes our country bear the brunt of most of the burden when it comes to the consequences of Climate Change. The Climate Vulnerable Forum brings together vulnerable nations to campaign for COP21's ambition for all nations to commit to a 1.5 degree Celsius limit. UNDP Philippines Country Director Titon Mitra delivered the closing remarks during the High-Level Policy Forum of the Climate Vulnerable Forum held August 15 at the Senate of the Philippines in Manila Read the full closing statement here: http://www.thecvf.org/closing-remarks-of-titon-mitra/ #1o5c #ActOnClimate #ClimateAction Photo by Francis Dejon 6 hours ago
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