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.
UNDP Geneva and Impact Hub launch a joint initiative highlighting the role of innovation and entrepreneurship to accelerate the SDGs
Jul 26, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Impact Hub are joining forces to launch the #Accelerate2030 platform aimed at supporting and promoting the most promising impact-driven ventures across the globe who focus on tackling the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
EU, UNDP turn over disaster-resilient houses to Yolanda-affected families in Ormoc
Jun 29, 2016
Fifty-five families in Ormoc City will soon be able to move in to their disaster-resilient homes with the turnover today of housing units supported by the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme.
DepEd provides 184 SHS with IT equipment to support K to 12 implementation
Jun 15, 2016
The Department of Education partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to procure and deliver IT equipment package for senior high schools in the Philippines.
EU, UNDP turn over evacuation centers to Yolanda-affected communities in Biliran province
May 31, 2016
The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) turned over two newly-built evacuation centers to Typhoon Yolanda-affected communities in Biliran province.
EU, UNDP launch a new project to help sustain peace in Mindanao
Apr 27, 2016
The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new project that aims to sustain peace efforts in Mindanao.
UNDP: FASTEST POPULATION SHIFT IN HISTORY MEANS MAKE OR BREAK FOR ASIA-PACIFIC
Apr 26, 2016
If countries do not start planning for this demographic change, they will miss out on a unique opportunity to boost growth and investments for the future, says the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in its latest Regional Human Development Report. They also risk a surge in youth frustration, exacerbating instability and conflict.