social protection to end poverty

Asia-Pacific nations urged to step up investment in social protection

A new report by the United Nations’ regional arm, the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), is calling on countries...
Millie Bobby Brown

‘Stranger Things’ Star to Take on Bullies in New UN Role

British actress Millie Bobby Brown, the teenage star of hit drama series Stranger Things, was named as the youngest-ever goodwill ambassador for the United...
Asia Pacific

Asia-Pacific gathers to take stock of ambitious development targets

Diverse views on human rights, population, migration and urbanization, gender equality, sexual and reproductive health, and sustainable development merged into a remarkable global consensus,...

Asia-Pacific countries adopt declaration to improve data and statistics to drive sustainable development policies

Countries in Asia and the Pacific on Friday adopted a declaration that will strengthen national statistical systems to present a more complete picture of...
UN Human Rights Council

India elected to Human Rights Council at UN with highest number of votes

India, has won a seat at Human Rights Council at United Nations (UN) with the highest votes among all candidates. India was elected with...
Food Hunger Programme

New Campaign For The United Nations World Food Programme

UFO Moviez today announced its support for “Feed Our Future,” a new advertising campaign aimed at getting global cinema audiences to tackle global hunger...
women entrepreneurs

New initiative to advance women entrepreneurs in Asia-Pacific launched at UN General Assembly

A new initiative to advance women’s entrepreneurship in Asia-Pacific was launched on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in...
International Day for South-South Cooperation

UN commemorates South-South Cooperation Day in Asia-Pacific

Countries across Asia and the Pacific on Wednesday called for deepening cooperation among developing countries to foster sustainable development in the region. The call came...
UN ESCAP partnership

ESCAP-UN Climate Change partnership to strengthen climate action in Asia-Pacific

UN Climate Change and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) have signed a new agreement to strengthen...

United Nations Engages With Fashion Week

As consumer demand grows for responsibly sourced clothes, big fashion brands are starting to think about sustainability. More fashion startups and initiatives built around...

UNDP Collaborates With The CSR Journal

The CSR Journal, Ultimate Energy Resource Pvt. Ltd. and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) join hands for RPL Skill Training Programme and Entrepreneurs Capacity...

A Discouraged Effort And An Inactive Government

For 109 weeks, a UN Champion of the Earth, Afroz Shah, had been cleaning an entire beach in one of the busiest cities in...

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