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UNDP bags ‘Development Aid of the Year Award’ for Biodiversity

United Nations Development Programme “Development Aid of the Year Award” for Biodiversity at the Mission:PHL Envoys & Expats Recognition Awards  


DICT to speed up free Wi-Fi rollout through UNDP project partnership

The Department of Information and Communications Technology and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) formalized their partnership to fast-track the rollout of the Pipol Konek, the project…  


UNDP, DENR and ADEC Innovations to develop a Biodiversity Monitoring and Investment Platform

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) through its Biodiversity…  


UNDP and Citi Foundation Launch Regional Program to Accelerate Youth Entrepreneurship for Social Change

Youth Co:Lab will drive social innovation and entrepreneurship to address the unemployment challenges faced by young people in the region.  


PH business firms remain enthusiastic in adopting Inclusive Business models, BOI-UNDP study show

The study, Business+ Philippines, provides valuable insights on the level of inclusiveness among Philippine companies today.  


Climate change is a threat to rich and poor alike

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction - Joint op-ed By Achim Steiner, Patricia Espinosa and Robert Glasser  


“Sustainable development” makes good business case for the Philippines private sector

UNDP Philippines and the Philippine Business for the Environment produced the publication, Transformational Business: Private Sector Contributions to the SDGs, which documents the actual and potential…  


Government of Myanmar visits the Philippines for knowledge exchange on the Sustainable Development Goals

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…  


Call for proposals - BIOFIN Marketplace

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…  


Board of Investments, UNDP to conduct baseline survey on Inclusive Business among PH firms

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…  

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