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The Knowledge Exchange is part of a week-long Regional SDG Forum hosted by UNDP in Bangkok from 21 to 27 October. The Forum features also a conference on youth engagement in SDG implementation and a meeting on finance for development focused on how countries can mobilize the required financing for the envisioned transformation to sustainability.
Social Good Summit, annually held worldwide, is including Youth Forum. In this year, cross-cutting theme of the youth forum is how technology can be an effect on youth engagement and accelerated progress for SDGs so that we achieve the type of world we want to live in by 2030. #2030NOW asks the question, "What type of world do I want to live in by the year 2030?"
It may not be a highway connecting the big cities, but this unpaved road is what connects the local communities to water, education, business and the hope of a future that can lead to anywhere.
Photo essay of the story: https://undp-adaptation.exposure.co/timorleste-stay-connected
DILI, TIMOR-LESTE (October 1, 2016) – Key stakeholders representing all segments of Timor-Leste’s coffee industry have come together to form the first professional coffee trade association in the producing origin’s two hundred-year history. The Timor-Leste Coffee Association (Assosiasaun Café Timor-Leste – ACTL...
By Claudio Providas, Country Director of UNDP Timor-Leste ‘The wellbeing and success of Timor-Leste’s young people is pivotal to the success of the young Nation of Timor-Leste’, said H.E. Mr. Agio Pereira in his key note speech from July 2016 at a conference held at Flinders University, Australia. The future of...
Globally acclaimed Danish actor and star of HBO’s Game of Thrones Nikolaj Coster-Waldau kicked off his role as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme by refereeing the world’s first amateur women’s World Cup soccer tournament in New York.
The ROK-UNDP MDG Trust Fund Committee is comprised of UNDP, the Ministry of foreign Affairs (MOfA) of the Republic of Korea and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). By scaling up successful projects, the Trust Fund is supporting UNDP’s work in transforming the lives of individuals, and helping build stronger and more resilient nations.
The Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Small Grant Programme (SGP) has started working in Timor-Leste with its fifth operational phase (OP5) since 2012 and it has been implemented for over 4 years in this new country.
By pledging to uplift rural communities via easier access to housing finance, companies like Mahindra Rural Housing Finance will not only contribute to creating an inclusive economic development model but will also improve social equity in a sustainable manner.
Singapore, 22- 24 November 2016