UNDP forum unites public and private sector leaders to enable youth-led social innovation in Asia
Oct 20, 2016
The three-day forum led by the United Nations Development Programme, brings together corporate giants such as Citi, INTEL, SAP, and multilateral agencies such as the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), and United Nations Volunteers (UNV) to act as session mentors and conference speakers.
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the Death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Oct 13, 2016
The Secretary-General expresses his deep condolences to the Royal family, Government and people of Thailand on the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Global LGBTI Forum Calls for New Narratives to Combat Discrimination
Oct 12, 2016
Community advocates, artists, filmmakers, academics, government representatives and human rights experts from across the world gathered in Thailand last week to explore new narratives to counter discrimination and stereotypes of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, and to promote greater visibility and inclusion.
UNDP, Global Initiatives Announce the 5th Responsible Business Forum
Oct 7, 2016
We are delighted to announce that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be working together with Global Initiatives, as co-organizers of the 5th annual Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development, held once again at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, 22 - 24 November 2016.
- Haoliang Xu: Welcoming Remark at the Presentation of the 2015 Report on the Sustainable Development of Chinese Enterprises Overseas Sep 30, 2016
Asian lawmakers, UNDP team up on parliamentary handbook for the Sustainable Development Goals
Sep 30, 2016
The workshop concluded with the adoption of Jakarta Declaration on Development Effectiveness to Implement the SDGs.
UNDP, Baoshang Bank to foster entrepreneurship and innovation among youth
Sep 29, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the China- based Baoshang Bank today announced a new partnership to fund and nurture entrepreneurship and innovation among youth in Asia and the Pacific.
Haoliang Xu: Speech at the CSR Asia Summit 2016
Sep 27, 2016
Achieving the SDGs is a historic undertaking. According to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), between $3.3 trillion and $4.5 trillion a year in government spending, private investments and aid will be needed to meet the targets.
Haoliang Xu: Keynote Address at the Symposium on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development ‘Leave No One Behind’
Sep 22, 2016
The main purpose of the Symposium is to bring together key government officials, leading think tanks, development practitioners and partners from diverse backgrounds to share ideas and knowledge on how to move forward effectively in the ASEAN region to address the twin principles and challenges of ‘Leaving No One Behind’ (2030 Agenda) and ‘People-Centered’ development (Vision 2025).
UNDP and China to Cooperate on Belt and Road Initiative
Sep 20, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the People’s Republic of China signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) on the margins of the 71st United Nations General Assembly during Premier Li Keqiang’s visit.