SDG3 Good Health and Well-Being

The Protection We Want: Social Outlook for Asia and the Pacific

Countries in Asia and the Pacific need to extend social protection coverage for all. Doing so would help them build back better after the COVID-19 pandemic. It would also help them tackle a range of compounding challenges arising from population ageing, migration, urbanization, technological advancements, disasters and climate change.

Yet, as this report finds, social protection systems in the region are riddled with gaps.

Asia-Pacific Climate Project Session 4: Microbeads Around Us

Microbeads are manufactured solid plastic particles of less than one millimeter in their largest dimension. They are most frequently made of polyethylene but can be of other petrochemical plastics such as polypropylene and plystyrene. These plastic products also unfortunately affect marine, land-based, and human life in negative ways. 

In this session of the Asia-Pacific Climate Project, two speakers will discuss more about this issue. 

Online Training Workshop on Government Innovation for Social Inclusion of Vulnerable Groups

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), through its Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government (DPIDG) and its Project Office on Governance (UNPOG), and the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) with the support of the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) Malaysia are co-organizing an Online Training Workshop on “Government Innovation for Social Inclusion of Vulnerable Groups” to pilot the Training Toolkit on the same topic.

Daffodil International University: SDGs in Higher Education

As an institute of higher educational, Daffodil International University (DIU) in Bangladesh is committed to respond to the universal call for the SDGs and has been taking actions to comply with the United Nation’s endeavors and to support the Government of Bangladesh for the achievement of desired outcomes under the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Home-Grown School Feeding

This international technical webinar is part of the series organized by the FAO elearning Academy, Agreenium (l'Institut agronomique, vétérinaire et forestier de France) and UN-ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific). These webinars are an opportunity for all of us to share experiences and lessons learnt, discuss challenges, and propose innovative solutions and models.

International Webinar: Home-Grown School Feeding

This international technical webinar is part of the series organized by the FAO elearning Academy, Agreenium (l'Institut agronomique, vétérinaire et forestier de France) and UN-ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific). These webinars are an opportunity for all of us to share experiences and lessons learnt, discuss challenges, and propose innovative solutions and models.