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Jun 11, 2021

香港,2021年6月7日 — 設計智識周(KODW)為香港設計中心的年度主題活動,由香港特別行政區政府「創意香港」(「創意香港」)擔任主要贊助機構,提供了一個獨特的跨領域學習及交流平台,探討環球趨勢及創新方案,以迎接當前最迫切的挑戰。設計智識周連繫超過 50 位企業家、業界精英和創新領袖,分別來自酒店、醫療、電子商務及數碼解決方案等界別,他們將於6月21至25日會議進行期間,與全球觀眾共同探討服務經濟行業在疫後時代的發展趨勢(所有實時直播論壇將於6月23及24日舉行)。

在環球新常態的發展下,採取以人為本的服務設計成為城市和企業在往後取得成功的關鍵因素。設計智識周 2021將以「服務設計 創新經濟」為主題,...

Jun 05, 2021

The leading development assistance agencies of the United States of America and the Republic of Korea have agreed to pursue joint development projects in the Philippines to boost the country’s climate resilience and address ocean plastic pollution.

Jun 05, 2021

As the United States marks its 75th year of diplomatic relations with the Republic of the Philippines, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) have agreed to advance their cooperation to protect the Philippines’ rich...

Jun 05, 2021

High school teacher Haguiar Gayak knows the value of education, but when she looks back on her own school years, she still remembers struggling to understand the lessons.

Growing up in Cotabato province on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, Gayak spoke the local language Magindanawn at home with her...

May 17, 2021

Three-year fundraising commitment will secure development and deployment of innovative off-grid washing machine for humanitarian use

May 14, 2021

The two organizations were honored for using data to combat poverty in Nepal

SILICON SLOPES, Utah -- Domo (Nasdaq: DOMO) and CHOICE Humanitarian today announced their collaborative work to combat poverty in Nepal was recognized in the Fast Company 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards. The awards honor the...

May 09, 2021

Manila, May 6, 2021 — Aiming to close the digital gap for 200,000 micro, small and medium business owners in Southeast Asia, The Asia Foundation, Pailig Development Foundation, Clevergrit Web Services, and Yoveo Digital, with support from Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, have teamed up to provide digital...

May 02, 2021

大量難民拖著家當步行穿越委內瑞拉邊界,盼望在另一頭找到生存曙光。前面是未知的挑戰,後面是難以活下去的心碎,人民進退兩難,正在受苦。委內瑞拉因多年來的經濟危機、暴力、藥品及糧食短缺、健康照護與運輸系統瓦解等問題,導致人民生活痛苦不堪,截至2020年底,委內瑞拉共有1,270萬境內外難民,境外難民約550萬人,不久後恐將超過敘利亞的660萬境外難民人數。

世界展望會關顧兒童福祉,尤其是身處脆弱、苦難中的兒童。為回應此難民危機,展望會於2019年底進入委內瑞拉,成立回應團隊,截至2020年底聯合委內瑞拉及周遭六國(哥倫比亞、巴西、祕魯、智利、厄瓜多、玻利維亞)展開回應,透過糧食安全、生計、水資源、教育、...

May 02, 2021

April 26, 2021 — The non-profit organization H&M Foundation (H&MF), with the support of The Asia Foundation, is launching a collaborative pilot project to provide emergency assistance to female garment workers in the wake of the global pandemic. Designed to safeguard female textile workers against the...

Apr 24, 2021

PETALING JAYA: RYTHM Foundation (RF), the social impact initiative of the QI Group, has joined forces with three other Malaysian organisations to champion a Youth Development program called Jaguh RF. In addition to RF, the partnership includes MySkills Foundation, MyPJ, and the PJ City Football Club (PJ City FC)....

Apr 24, 2021

Habitat Young Leaders Build celebrates 10 years and 17 million supporters

MANILA (April 23, 2021) – The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy for Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, will deliver the opening remarks during the “Youth from Home for Homes” virtual conference, the peak of the 2021 Habitat for...

Apr 04, 2021

The new USAID-DepEd agreement supports improving the quality of education in the Philippines. RTI International

The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Philippine Department of Education (DepEd), signed a new, five-year bilateral assistance agreement...

Apr 01, 2021

Bangkok (ESCAP news) – The Asia-Pacific region needs large, yet attainable, investments in resilience to protect development gains amid a fragile and inequitable post-COVID-19 economic recovery, says a report released today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

Mar 13, 2021

Bangkok, Thailand - The United States government, together with Facebook Thailand and DAI, is working with nearly 400 Thai university students to promote digital literacy, critical thinking, online identity security, and positive online communications.

Feb 21, 2021

Self-employed rural Indian women learn how to carry out basic online transactions. Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)

Hundreds of thousands of Indian women are learning to market themselves and sell products online, with the support of a digital literacy project managed by the World Bank.

Women...

Feb 08, 2021

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Philippine National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) signed a new, five-year bilateral assistance agreement valued at more than Php7.25 billion ($150 million) to protect the Philippine environment.

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Jan 28, 2021

• UNEP’s Adaptation Gap 2020 report released last week found that with annual adaptation costs in developing countries alone estimated to reach $130-300 billion per year by 2030, public and private finance for climate change adaptation must be stepped up urgently.

• Financial institutions have the power to...

Jan 23, 2021

Bangkok (ESCAP news) – The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) today launched the latest update of its Trade Intelligence and Negotiation Adviser (TINA), an online tool designed to assist trade policymakers and researchers in carrying out analytical tasks commonly...

Jan 16, 2021

Bangkok (ESCAP news) – In early 2020, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) formalized a partnership to catalyze women’s entrepreneurship through gender lens impact investing in Asia.

Jan 15, 2021

Final Target Setting Protocol raises curtain on release of individual member targets

Geneva, 14th January 2020 – Following the hottest year on record in 2020, thirty-three of the world’s largest investors have committed to setting and reporting on 2025 targets to support the transition to net-zero greenhouse...