Spread the word, not the virus
New Head of UNDP in Asia Pacific Region ready to support countries accelerate on their sustainable development pathways
UNDP is working together with partners during COVID-19 to provide medical supply shortages and fresh produce to healthcare workers
Gender equality is central to our work. UNDP believes that gender inequalities and discriminatory attitudes and practices that hold women back, must be confronted and eliminated, if we are to leave no one behind.
Finding the right balance has been tough for some of us during the #COVID19 pandemic. From attending to work, to balancing cooking, laundry & family needs, its natural for us to feel overwhelmed. Few staff members from UNDP in Sri Lanka share their experiences on how they are trying to find their balance...
UNDP and Citi Foundation, through its flagship entrepreneurship initiative – Youth Co:Lab Technopreneurship for Social Change Programme – recently conducted a programme for persons with disabilities at The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon. Youth Co-Lab, co-created in 2017 by UNDP and the Citi Foundation, aims to establish a common agenda for countries in the Asia-Pacific region to empower and invest in youth through leadership, social innovation and entrepreneurship.
Drinking water may not kill the coronavirus but it can keep you healthy and rehydrated in this heat! Sadly not everyone has the same access to clean drinking water. #WorldWaterDay

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