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[OPINION] Building Forward Together: Ending Persistent Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is annually commemorated on October 17 to raise awareness about the need to end global poverty in all its forms everywhere. This year’s theme,…  


PHL, UN adopt new financing framework to achieve the SDGs amid COVID-19 setbacks

The Philippines and the United Nations (UN) signed on 19 September an agreement to adopt a new financing framework to keep the Philippines on track to maximize its demographic dividend and achieve the…  


DevLIVE+ training advances digitalization in BARMM

The road to #DigitalBangsamoro is getting exceptional boost with the United Nations Development Programme’s roll out of DevLIVE+ for the Ministry of Interior and Local Goverment (MILG).  


Darren Espanto reappointed as UNDP Youth Advocate in the Philippines

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Philippines re-appointed singing sensation and actor, Darren Espanto, as its first celebrity Youth Advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals…  


Empowering Women in BARMM to Advance Through the Pandemic

Around 30 members from selected sewing groups in the provinces of Basilan, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu, and Tawi-tawi were recently provided a series of trainings on how to manufacture various…  


The power and grit of the Filipino Youth Shines on International Youth Day

In celebration of International Youth Day 2021, Youth Co:Lab Philippines, co-led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Citi Foundation, held a series of online events entitled "The…  


[OPED] "Transformation, Inclusion, and Empowerment (TIE) for Lasting Peace"

On International Peace Day in 2021, the Philippines has a lot to celebrate. The Congress is close to passing the legislation that will extend the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) to 2025,…  


San Fernando, La Union hosts 5-day enumerators' training supported by UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted a 5-day enumeration survey training from Sept. 6-10 for 52 LGU representatives in preparation for the City's DevLive+ application roll…  


San Fernando, La Union geotaggers get trained in preparation for UNDP DevLive+

In partnership with the United Nations Development Programs (UNDP), the City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) spearheaded a 2-day Geotagging Training for the usage of the DevLive+ application.…  


Supporting the Enhancement of BARMM Sewing Groups’ Capacity Amid the Pandemic

As part of UNDP’s initiative to upskill community sewing groups and provide more sustainable business opportunities, selected sewing groups in the provinces of Basilan, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao,…  

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