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Mounting a digital defence in the fight against coronavirus

A look at the way technology can meet the many challenges thrown up by a global pandemic.  


Conflicting Identities: The Nexus between Masculinities, Femininities and Violent Extremism in Asia

This research is the result of a joint effort between UNDP and UN Women to better understand the relationship between violent extremism and gender power relations in South and South-East Asia,…  


What Singapore can teach about an effective coronavirus response

The city state's swift response has lessons for the world.  


Sustainable Investment – Impact in Asia

The book examines the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a driver of significant transformation in the arena of sustainable investment and also how private capital can complement…  


Notes from the frontline; how one woman survived a COVID-19 scare

A UNDP intern describes what it's like to be exposed to the virus.  


Guidance Note: Leaving Poverty Behind

This guidance note introduces Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), and how MPI can serve as a policy tool to address these. It also offers guidelines to foster the uses of multidimensional poverty…  


A Review of Multidimensional Poverty Index and Uses in Asia-Pacific

This report shares country experiences with multidimensional poverty measurement and the MPI in UNDP programme countries in Asia and the Pacific.  


World must work together to confront COVID-19

Notes from China.  


Strategies for Supporting Inclusive Innovation

This report draws on the insights from case studies across ASEAN countries to present concrete recommendations for policymakers in Asia-Pacific who are interested in developing a more coherent…  


Policy Brief: Benefits of Tobacco Control for the Poor in Myanmar

This case examines the burden of tobacco use in Myanmar and presents key findings; linkage between tobacco use and poverty; and how the poor benefit the most from tobacco control.  

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