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[OpEd] “Humanity at the precipice: Human development through a green lens”

The latest United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Report shows we need nothing less than a societal transformation if the next frontier of human progress is to succeed. This…  


Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to a new report by the United Nations Development Programme…  


Japan, OPAPP, and UNDP turn over Joint Peace and Security Station in North Cotabato

Pikit, North Cotabato – The Embassy of Japan in the Philippines, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the…  


UNDP turns over 5 medical ventilators to the province of Lanao del Sur

Lanao del Sur, 3 December 2020 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Philippines spearheaded by Resident Representative Dr. Selva Ramachandran turned over 5 medical ventilators to…  


DTI launches EMPOWER PH platform for protective wear acquisition

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Philippines, inaugurated the EMPOWER PH platform, a collaborative website which…  


MILG-BARMM partners with UNDP to improve LGU governance, service delivery via digitalization

The newly appointed Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Philippines, Dr. Selva Ramachandran, joined Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo, Minister of Interior and Local…  


[OPINION EDITORIAL] “From Arms to Farms, From ARMM to BARMM, From Revolution to Reformation: The Struggle for Peace and Development”

Experience from other peace processes shows that revolutionary groups that have prepared for governance—the ANC in South Africa, the FMLN in El Salvador, and the GAM in Aceh—have done well in guiding…  


UNDP donates PPEs, hygiene supplies, and learning materials to Bureau of Corrections

Bureau of Corrections, Metro Manila, 25 Aug 2020 – Spearheaded by Deputy Resident Representative Enrico Gaveglia, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Philippines turned over 5,000 washable…  


[OPINION EDITORIAL] “Saving the economy or saving lives: an unnecessary choice”

With the decision made in the very early morning of 18 August to revert to the General Community Quarantine (GCQ) in Metro Manila, we are again seeing social media light up with polarized views on…  


#TogetherForTamaraws Campaign Launched to Help Tamaraw Rangers and Wardens

The Philippines and 35 other countries officially launched #TogetherforTamaraws, an online fundraising campaign to help conservation frontliners affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This campaign is led…  

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