Afghanistan Launches US$71 Million Initiative to Prepare Rural Communities for Climate Change
Dec 13, 2017
The Government of Afghanistan, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Least Developed Countries Fund, has launched a new multi-million dollar project aimed at insulating vulnerable Afghan communities from the worst impacts of climate change.
Asia’s First Zero-Waste, Zero-Emission Business Forum in Singapore
Nov 15, 2016
Singapore, Tuesday 15 November 2016 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Initiatives, Singapore will welcome over 600 business & sustainability leaders, senior government officials, UN agencies, NGOs from across the globe for the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development (RBF) in Singapore on 22-24 November 2016.
United Nations holds first business forum on Sustainable Goals in Asia
Nov 3, 2016
The Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development is hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Initiatives. Over 600 international business, government and NGO leaders will deep-dive into UN Sustainable Development Goals on 22-24 November in Singapore
Domestic Resources Dominate Development Finance in Asia
Oct 26, 2016
Bangkok, 26 October 2016 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Asia-Pacific Development Effectiveness Facility (AP-DEF) opened a two-day meeting on aid ahead of the upcoming Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation.
UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Director for Asia and the Pacific Visits Afghanistan
Sep 7, 2016
6 September 2016 – Haoliang Xu, UNDP Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group, has concluded a five-day visit to Afghanistan where he met with the CEO Abdullah Abdullah, other senior government officials, development partners, UNDP Staff, and ongoing UNDP projects.
ASG Haoliang Xu Helps Launch SDGs in Afghanistan
Sep 5, 2016
September 5 2016, Kabul – Yesterday, on the occasion of the visit to Kabul of UNDP Regional Director in Asia and the Pacific, Mr. Haoliang Xu, the Ministry of Economy (MoEC) of the Government of Afghanistan hosted a roundtable discussion on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
UNDP and the Global Fund sign US$8.7m grant with the Ministry of Public Health to scale up HIV prevention measures in Afghanistan
Jul 13, 2016
Kabul, July 13, 2016— The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund signed a US$8.7 million grant with the Afghan Ministry of Public Health to scale up HIV prevention measures and treatment for people most at risk of contracting the virus in Afghanistan, including injecting drugs users and prisoners.
Afghanistan’s first-ever Environmental Short Films Contest held for International Environment Day
Jun 5, 2016
Kabul, Sunday, 05 June 2016 — Filmmakers, actors and writers from across Afghanistan today received awards in the country’s first-ever Environmental Short Films Contest, organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the National Environmental Protection Agency and Saba TV.
Fastest Population Shift In History Means Make Or Break For Asia-Pacific
Apr 25, 2016
The report, entitled “Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development”, notes that Asia-Pacific countries now have more working-aged people and fewer dependents than at any point in history, providing a springboard for growth. Region-wide, 68 percent of people are of working age and only 32 percent are dependents.
UNDP to Launch Report on People-Centered Development in Asia-Pacific
Apr 14, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced today that it will launch its new human development report “Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development,” on April 26 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.