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Coming out of coronavirus with more compassion and resilience

Lessons and opportunities for India.  


Fast-Tracking the SDGs: Driving Asia-Pacific Transformations

This report explores six transformative entry points that can help the region achieve the SDGs, including in the context of efforts to respond to the pandemic. It highlights strategies deployed in…  


Youth Entrepreneurs Engaging in the Digital Economy: The Next Generation

This report offers an up-to-date regional picture of trends related to youth entrepreneurship and financial inclusion based on results from Findex and Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) survey…  


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…  


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.  


Saving one of the world's rarest cats

The 12 Central Asian and Himalayan countries that have committed to protecting the snow leopard designated October 23 as International Snow Leopard Day.  


UNDP chief Achim Steiner makes a visit to India, host of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification

Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General, Vice-Chair UN Sustainable Development Group and UNDP Administrator, made a frutifulfruitful trip to India on 9 Septemmeber 2019, where he reiterated UNDP’s…  


Climate change in Asia and the Pacific. What's at stake?

Many Asia-Pacific nations are coping with climate change while at the same time trying to raise living standards.  


Fiscal Transfers in Asia: Challenges and opportunities for financing sustainable development at the local level

This report summarizes experiences in fiscal transfers in Asia and makes key recommendations to help improve resourcing, design and administration of various fiscal transfer instruments for making…  

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