Philippines, UNDP to implement landmark program on climate action
Mar 4, 2016
The Climate Change Commission and the United Nations Development Programme signed a partnership agreement for the “National Convergence Programme on Reducing Climate & Disaster Risks for a more Resilient and Sustainable Philippines”.
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.’
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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.
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Little things that can make a big difference
Jun 18, 2015
The launch of the Valley Fault System Atlas has tipped us in direction we should very much welcome. It has provided us the basis on which we can make informed decisions.
The topography of disaster risk reduction: UNDP maps out hazard awareness in typhoon-affected communities
Jun 17, 2014
The conversation has begun in some of Typhoon Haiyan’s hardest hit communities thanks to a mapping project implemented by Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that began this week in Tacloban, Philippines.
UNDP and DENR launch $4.5M grant-making project for biodiversity conservation
May 21, 2014
A US$4.5M grant facility was recently launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to support the initiatives of NGOs and local community groups on biodiversity conservation.
Support needed for 64,000 people displaced in Zamboanga
May 21, 2014
Eight months after fighting broke out between a faction of the Moro National Liberation Front and the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Zamboanga City on 9 September, more than 64,000 people who fled the fighting remain displaced within the city and in need of humanitarian support.
Six months since Haiyan, Konno donates money for Philippine rebuilding
May 8, 2014
Japanese actress and writer Misako Konno has donated 1 million yen (approximately US$ 10,200) to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to help rebuild the Philippines following devastating Typhoon Haiyan.